Outdoors of one thing popping up through the postseason, the timing of Kevin Durant’s quarantine couldn’t have been worse for the Brooklyn Nets. Spencer Dinwiddie simply underwent profitable surgical procedure to restore his partially torn ACL and the Nets try to bounce from a tough skid — throughout which they misplaced 4 of their earlier 5.
And whereas Durant is about to overlook 4 video games along with his minimal quarantine interval set at seven video games, he might miss extra time. Earlier than Tuesday’s recreation towards the Utah Jazz, Steve Nash stated on a Zoom name with reporters. “the size of the quarantine, I believe, remains to be a transferring goal.”
“I don’t actually have a solution but on how lengthy. … we’re ready for official phrase,” Nash added.
Nash additionally expressed Durant is “extraordinarily upset” to overlook time.
“It’s horrible for him,” Brooklyn’s head coach stated. “He’s labored his means again after such an extended layoff, after which to overlook video games is irritating for him. However we simply gotta keep it up and play the lengthy recreation, and know that, in time, he’ll be again and we’ll neglect about this window that he missed.”