James Harden was kicked out of Monday’s game against the Portland Trail Blazers due to left knee hyperextension, the team announced today in official injury report,
Status report updates for today’s match in Portland:
Harden (left knee hyperextension) – OUT
– Brooklyn Nets (@BrooklynNets) January 10, 2022
What is James Harden’s injury?
The Nets listed Harden’s injury as hyperextension of the left knee, however, they can rest the nine-time All-Star during the second night back-to-back.
Harden played 44 minutes in Sunday’s overtime win over San Antonio Spurs.
How long will James Harden be out?
It is unclear whether Harden will miss a few games due to injury, with the Nets playing another back-to-back against the Chicago Bulls and Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday / Wednesday this week.
Kyrie Irving will be available for Tuesday’s game in Chicago, but will not be available to play at home against Thunder due to her unvaccinated status.
Harden has been relatively resilient this season, appearing in 34 of the 38 Nets matches this season, missing some time due to health and safety protocols.
In 36.9 minutes per game this season, he averages 22.4 points, 9.7 assists and 8.1 rebounds, which is 41.7 percent of the field and 33.1 percent of the three-point mark.
Nets Schedule 2021-22
|date||Opponent||time (ET)||National television|
|January 10||in Trail Blazers||22:00||–|
|January 12||in Bulls||22:00||ESPN|
|January 13||vs. Thunder||20:30||–|
|January 15||vs. Pelicans||19:30||–|
|January 17||in Cavaliers||15:00||–|
|January 19||in Wizards||19:00||–|
|21st of January||and Spurs||20:30||–|
|January 23||on. Timberwolves||20:30||–|
|January 25||vs. Lakers||19:30||TNT|
|January 26||vs. Nuggets||19:30||–|