James Harden Injury Update: Nets star shut down with left knee hyperextension

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,

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


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