NEW YORK (AP) – Kyrie Irving didn’t play Thursday for private causes, leaving the Brooklyn Nets with out their two superstars of their 122-109 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers.
Kevin Durant was already out as a consequence of NBA well being and security protocols. Coach Steve Nash mentioned Durant may return Sunday if he continues to check damaging for coronavirus till then.
Irving was added to the damage report Thursday afternoon. Nash mentioned earlier than and after the sport that he had not spoken to Irving, so he didn’t know the explanation for his absence, saying it was a private matter. The Nets mentioned Irving wouldn’t journey with the workforce for his or her journey to Memphis, the place they may play on Friday.
Durant is fourth within the league with 28.2 factors per recreation, whereas Irving is sixth with 27.1.
Seth Curry didn’t play for the 76ers as a consequence of a sore left ankle.