Nets’ Kevin Durant Exits With Knee Injury

Nets star forward Kevin Durant was forced to exit Sunday’s game against the Heat with a right knee injury — which occurred after Heat forward Jimmy Butler landed on it.Kevin Durant

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.

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.

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