Kevin Durant likely to return for Brooklyn Nets ahead of the All-Star break 

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Kevin Durant has been sidelined for the Brooklyn Nets since Jan. 12, but according to the sources, he is trending towards returning before the All-Star break.

On Jan. 9, it was reported that Durant had been diagnosed with an MCL sprain in his right knee. He was expected to be re-evaluated in two weeks. Durant has been sensational yet again for the Nets this season. The 34-year-old forward is averaging 29.7 points, 6.7 rebounds and 5.3 assists per game this season.

After a slow start, the Brooklyn Nets (29-17) have bounced back to cement themsleves in the Eastern Conference and are about to get a boost in their starting lineup.

Acccording to a report from NBA insider Shams Charania, Durant is making progress with his MCL sprain. Charania also reported that there is optimism Durant will return before the All-Star break and even play in the All-Star Game.

There is optimism that Kevin Durant will return to action for Nets ahead of the All-Star break – and play in the All-Star Game, sources said. twitter.com/shamscharania/…


Kevin Durant set to return to the Brooklyn Nets ahead of All-Star break

Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant is nearing his return.

Kevin Durant (MCL sprain) will begin running and on-court activities this week and be reevaluated again in two weeks, team says.

Brooklyn is set to take on the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night, the final matchup of a five-game road trip.

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