When Kevin Durant was still playing for the Brooklyn Nets on January 8, fans last witnessed him in action. Arizona supporters are looking forward to seeing Durant play for the Phoenix Suns after they traded him last Tuesday. Due to KD’s ongoing right MCL sprain, it appears that everyone will have to wait a little longer.
Three games have passed since Kevin Durant was acquired by the Suns. The 2021 NBA Finalists have a record of two victories and one loss during that time.
Immediately following the move, as they were adjusting to their new roster. They suffered their lone loss to the Atlanta Hawks. They recovered, though, and won their following two games. The Suns defeated handily the third-seeded Kings.
With this victory, the Suns move one game closer to the third spot and one game further behind the Kings.
Fans are unsure if they will see Kevin Durant wearing his new uniform tonight. As the Suns get ready to host Kawhi Leonard and company. Also Read: The Dallas Mavericks have signed NBA great Justin Holiday after Buyouts
Is Kevin Durant Playing against Los Angeles Clippers
Beginning the 2022–23 season in incredible form was Kevin Durant. He was one of the leading contenders to be named MVP. Nevertheless, everything was put to bed when KD sprained his MCL in mid-January. KD averaged 29.7 points, 6.7 rebounds, and 5.3 assists over the course of his 39 games this season on 56/38/93 shooting.
He was initially expected to miss four weeks of work due to this ailment. But it has already been a while. They will sideline him until the All-Star break, according to reports. Ineligible once more, Kevin Durant will miss another opportunity to play Kawhi Leonard and the Clippers. The most recent injury report for the Suns supported the same. Also Read: Joel Embiid overtakes Allen Iverson to become the 76ers’ fastest player to reach 10,000 points
Is Cameron Payne Playing against Los Angeles Clippers
According to Duane Rankin of The Arizona Republic, the Suns stated on Monday that Cameron Payne (foot) will undergo another evaluation following the All-Star break.
The Suns have already ruled out the prospect of Payne playing Tuesday against the Kings. Or Thursday against the Clippers despite the fact that he has missed more than a month due to a foot ailment.
Nevertheless, Payne’s continued absence should make Saben Lee the top choice to back up Chris Paul as the starting point guard.
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