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NBA World Reacts To The Kevin Durant Injury News

Kevin Durant sitting on the Nets' bench.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 05: Kevin Durant #7 of the Brooklyn Nets reacts as he sits during a time out against the Toronto Raptors at Barclays Center on February 05, 2021 in New York City. Durant, initially called for a foul, a coach's challenge the on the call was was successful and it was overturned. Durant was not charged with a foul. Durant left the court after contact tracing determined he had contact with someone who tested positive for Covid-19. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

The Brooklyn Nets continue to deal with injury problems.

Brooklyn's star forward, Kevin Durant, has been back for a couple of games, but the two-time NBA champion has been sidelined once again.

Durant, 32, had to be helped off the floor with an apparent leg injury during Sunday's game against the Miami Heat.

"Kevin Durant is out for the remainder of the game due to a left thigh contusion," the Nets announced on Sunday.

The Nets are easily the most-talented team in the Eastern Conference, though they've dealt with several notable absences over the course of the season. Durant has been injured for much of the year and Kyrie Irving has missed several games due to personal reasons. "We're kind of used to it now," Nets coach Steve Nash told ESPN. "We've had a lot thrown and us, different lineups. Obviously, we miss Kevin dearly when he doesn't play, but we've been able to scramble and adapt this year." NBA fans took to Twitter on Sunday to react to the latest Durant injury news.

Thankfully, Durant's injury does not appear to be very concerning.

The Nets are currently 38-18 on the season, good for second place in the Eastern Conference.