Kevin Durant he was injured at a difficult moment in the campaign for the Brooklyn Nets. When it was thought that things could not go wrong for the New York team, a significant physical problem arrived for his main figure on the court.
Durant he suffered a right knee injury and his return is going according to plan, according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania. The player will be re-evaluated in two weeks and a return date for the star forward will be determined there.
Durant took a knocked knee in the Jan. 8 game between the Nets and the Miami Heat, in which Jimmy Butler fell on his right leg, causing the injury.
The forward suffered a sprain in the median collateral ligament and in the initial plane, the recovery was six weeks. Taking this into account, Durant could return at the beginning of March, but everything will depend on the evolution that he has in his recovery stage.
The Nets are fourth in the East with a record of 29 wins and 17 losses. Durant’s continuous injuries in recent seasons have condemned the pace of competition for a team called to fight for the title.