Steve Nash was therefore right to be optimistic, after the meeting against the Clippers, and to expect the return of Kevin Durant at the end of this last week of the calendar year.
The American media have indeed all announced, at the same time, that the top scorer in the NBA (29.7 points on average) had left the league’s health protocol.
And good news for the Nets, “KD” is not alone since Kyrie Irving and LaMarcus Aldridge will also find their teammates and come to reinforce Brooklyn in the coming days.
Now that the playmaker has finished his 40s, when can we expect him to start his season? Even if, as we know, still unvaccinated, the 2016 champion will only be able to play away matches.
“It’s hard to say, but I would say between one to two weeks”, replied the coach to ESPN after the victory in Los Angeles, against the Clippers. “He was in solitary confinement, so that adds another layer to his physical preparation. He hasn’t trained recently, so we’ll probably be closer to the two weeks after his release from the protocol. We will see how it evolves. We have to take stock with him physically. “
Note also that Brooklyn is playing 7 of its next 9 home games, where Kyrie Irving will not be able to play. See you on January 17, in Cleveland, for the “Martin Luther King Day”?
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