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Sport Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant makes long-awaited return

03:50  08 april  2021
03:50  08 april  2021 Source:   goal.com

Durant not surprised by perfect return for Nets

  Durant not surprised by perfect return for Nets Kevin Durant reacted to his return for the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday, which resulted in a win over the New Orleans Pelicans.Durant had been sidelined since February 13 due to a hamstring strain, but the former NBA MVP returned as the star-studded Nets took down the New Orleans Pelicans 139-111 on Wednesday.

Kevin Durant is finally making his long - awaited return to the court Wednesday night. The Brooklyn star has missed 23 straight games with a left hamstring strain, but the Nets have cleared him to play against New Orleans at Barclays Center. “Huge for us,” guard Bruce Brown said.

Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant dunks vs Denver Nuggets. Kevin Durant is likely to miss some more time with his hamstring injury, as the Nets are looking to be cautious getting him back in the fold. According to The Athletic's Shams Charania, Durant is "likely to miss another one-to-two weeks" as The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at a record highs on Monday, as investors eyed an economic recovery from the coronavirus and awaited cues from the Federal Reserve this week amid caution over rising borrowing costs. Nine of the 11 major S&P sector indexes rose, led by utilities and

Kevin Durant will make his first appearance in 23 games after being named in the Brooklyn Nets' starting line-up to face the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday.

Kevin Durant standing on a stage: Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant © National Basketball Association Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant

Nets superstar and former NBA MVP Durant has been sidelined since February 13 due to a hamstring strain, which also forced him to sit out last month's All-Star Game.

But Durant will make his long-awaited return midweek as the star-studded Nets – without James Harden (hamstring) – welcome the Pelicans to Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

Durant was averaging 29.0 points, 7.3 rebounds and 5.3 assists per game for the Nets in 2020-21 prior to the injury, while he was also shooting a career-high 43.4 per cent from three-point range.

Nets coach Nash says 'high probability' Durant returns this week, Harden sidelined for Bulls battle

  Nets coach Nash says 'high probability' Durant returns this week, Harden sidelined for Bulls battle Steve Nash provided another update on Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant.Durant has been sidelined since February 13 due to a hamstring strain, which forced him to sit out last month's NBA All-Star Game in Atlanta.

NEW YORK — The Brooklyn Nets have invested 4 million in Kevin Durant — and their goal is to get him back to MVP form. So they’ve got to be careful. On Tuesday, the Nets took the right course of action in announcing their expectation that Durant will miss the entire season while rehabbing his ruptured Achilles. It doesn’t mean he can’t return in 2019-20. And it doesn’t mean the questions and speculation will go away.

The Brooklyn Nets returned two star players from injury at the start of this season, transformed their roster with a blockbuster trade to bring in a third, withstood the COVID-19-related absence of their best player, juggled injuries, auditioned role players, salvaged veterans, tried on 26 different starting What pushed the Nets forward wasn’t tactics but ideology. From the very beginning, Brooklyn treated the regular season as a creative process. No team built around Kevin Durant wants to do without him, but head coach Steve Nash used the void left by a transcendent player to explore the fullest possibilities

The Nets and rivals Philadelphia 76ers share 35-16 records atop the Eastern Conference.

Harden ruled out for Nets, Aldridge available to make debut .
The Brooklyn Nets will be without James Harden, as well as Blake Griffin, when they take on the Charlotte Hornets.Harden exited Brooklyn's 120-108 win over his former team the Houston Rockets on Wednesday due to tightness in his right hamstring.

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