Kevin Durant will rejoin the Brooklyn Nets in a week’s time following his getting pulled twice from a game against the Toronto Raptors on Friday due to COVID-19 contact tracing. According to Shams Charania, who quotes Nets head coach Steve Nash, the two-time NBA champion will return to the team following a period of seven days.
Charania also tweeted:
“Sources: Kevin Durant had exposure three times Friday with a team employee who tested positive — to facility for testing, home from testing and to arena for game — and the two were believed not to be wearing facemasks. Thus, seven days of quarantine.
“Durant was in a car with the team employee on three separate occasions Friday. The Nets‘ MVP candidate continues to test negative for COVID-19, sources say, as have all other Nets players and team staff.”
Durant is averaging 29.5 points per game in his first active season with the Nets.