Just before falling into Durant late in the third quarter, Butler had his shot blocked by Nets guard Ben Simmons. Durant was on the court for two more possessions before going back to the locker room.
Nets say Kevin Durant (knee) is out for the rest of the game pic.twitter.com/8XNMak8nWb
— Chris Mannix (@SIChrisMannix) January 9, 2023
Durant, 34, is averaging 30.0 points on 56 percent shooting, along with 6.8 rebounds and a league-best 94 percent on free throws.
The Nets entered the night as one of the NBA’s hottest teams, having won 20 of their previous 24.
Hoops Wire will have more on Durant as the news becomes available.