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Kevin Durant injury update: Steve Nash says Nets star forward ‘day-to-day,’ could return Friday or Sunday

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Kevin Durant looked unstoppable in the first four minutes of the Brooklyn Nets game against the Miami Heat on Sunday afternoon, as he scored the first eight points for his team. But then he got hurt and was forced to miss the remainder of the contest with what the Nets announced as a left thigh contusion. Brooklyn went on to lose the game against the Heat, but the good news is that they won’t be without Durant for too long. 

While speaking with media members on Wednesday, Nets coach Steve Nash said that Durant could return to game action as soon as this weekend. “He is day-to-day, so I think Friday or Sunday are very possible,” Nash said. “I’m not sure when it would be, or if it would be either of those games. He’s day-to-day. If he keeps progressing at this rate, I think Friday or Sunday

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NBA World Reacts To The Kevin Durant Injury News

Kevin Durant sitting on the Nets' bench.

Kevin Durant sitting on the Nets’ bench.

The Brooklyn Nets continue to deal with injury problems.

Brooklyn’s star forward, Kevin Durant, has been back for a couple of games, but the two-time NBA champion has been sidelined once again.

Durant, 32, had to be helped off the floor with an apparent leg injury during Sunday’s game against the Miami Heat.

“Kevin Durant is out for the remainder of the game due to a left thigh contusion,” the Nets announced on Sunday.

The Nets are easily the most-talented team in the Eastern Conference, though they’ve dealt with several notable absences over the course of the season. Durant has been injured for much of the year and Kyrie Irving has missed several games due to personal reasons.

“We’re kind of used to it now,” Nets coach Steve Nash told ESPN. “We’ve had a lot thrown and us, different lineups. Obviously, we

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