Nets coach Nash on Durant: ‘No point in taking a big risk’ rushing him back

The Nets are buying as much time as they can to ensure Kevin Durant is as healthy as possible — for the games that matter. Durant has been out since Feb. 13 with a hamstring strain, but there is still no definitive timeline for his return. Nets head coach Steve Nash suggested Durant would be available to return “very soon” for games of a higher magnitude. “Just trying to make sure that functional strength is there and that he’s — we’re confident that he can re-enter playing safely. That is the thing, right? Kevin is doing very well,” Nash said. “If this was the playoffs, there’s a chance he’d …

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