Nets not rushing Kevin Durant but hope he returns before All-Star break

NEW YORK — Nets head coach Steve Nash expects Kevin Durant (hamstring) to return to play before the March 7 All-Star Game in Atlanta, but is not putting any pressure on the star forward to come back before he’s ready. Durant has not played since the team’s Feb. 13 road win over the Golden State Warriors, where he suffered a mild hamstring strain. The Nets ruled Durant out “at least two games,” but Tuesday’s matchup against the Sacramento Kings marks five consecutive games missed. “Yeah, I do (think Durant will return before the All-Star Game), but again, we’re just trying to monitor and be cau…

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