Brooklyn Nets All-Star guard, James Harden might be out indefinitely on account of a “setback” throughout his hamstring rehabilitation this week, the group introduced on Tuesday.
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Harden reaggravated his harm on Monday doing an “on courtroom” rehab session. After an MRI on Tuesday, his future is unclear based on Steve Nash, by way of ESPN’s Malika Andrews.
“Again to sq. one,” Nets coach Steve Nash stated Tuesday. “We’ll rehabilitate him and get him again every time we are able to, and who is aware of when that might be. We’ll help James and our efficiency group in getting him again in as greatest situation as doable. And hopefully, that comes ahead of later, however there’s no assure.”
Harden has now missed seven video games after enjoying simply 4 minutes on April fifth towards the New York Knicks. Earlier than the setback, he was doing properly in his rehab and was taking part in 3-on-3 and 4-on-4 exercises.
Harden’s teammate, Kevin Durant, who can also be out “indefinitely” with a left thigh contusion, has a “extra constructive” prognosis than Harden and is taken into account each day after colliding with Miami Warmth’s Trevor Ariza on Sunday.
The Nets are thought-about this 12 months’s title favorites, however now historical past is towards them. Per ESPN Stats & Info analysis, no champion has had its prime three scorers miss not less than ten video games in the identical season. Durant, Harden and Kyrie Irving have all missed not less than that quantity.
The Nets (39-19) are at present the 2nd seed within the Japanese Convention sitting a half-game behind the Philadelphia 76ers.
James Harden has season averages of 25.2 factors, 8.0 rebounds and 10.9 assists per sport for the Nets.