#Kevin Durant

.Atlanta, TX, USA
Kevin Durant (L) and Kyrie Irving (R) will be playing in the same team in 2021 NBA All-Star Game. (Photo credit: Twitter/@BrooklynNets)

  • Team Durant will be up against Team LeBron in the 2021 NBA All-Star Games
  • Kevin Durant will miss the game due to an injury
  • The prize money, which the winners will get, will be given to a designated NGO

Anthony Davis is still recovering from injury.(Photo Credit: AFP)

  • With starters and reserves determined, Silver has the task of naming replacements for injured All-Stars
  • Davis was voted an All-Star reserve by NBA coaches
  • Rosters for the game will be determined via a draft on March 4

.Atlanta, GA, USA
The annual matchup will be played in the home arena of the Atlanta Hawks (Photo Credit: Twitter @NBAAllStar)

  • Additional COVID-19 safety protocols have been estabilished for the event
  • Skill events like the Dunk contest and 3-point shootout have been planned around the game
  • LeBron James, Giannis Antetokounpo and James Harden have criticised the staging because of the pandemic

.California City, CA, USA
Kevin Durant will miss at least two games with a strained left hamstring. (Photo credit: AFP/File)

  • Brooklyn Nets said that it is unclear as to when Kevin Durant suffered the injury
  • Durant missed three games in January because of potential exposure to a COVID-19 positive person
  • In all, Durant has missed nine of the Nets' 28 games in his first season on court

.California, USA
Kevin Durant is raring to go against his former club.(Photo Credit:AFP/File)

  • Durant will be a full go for his first NBA game back in the Bay Area since leaving Golden State
  • The All-Star forward was forced to sit out as a close contact of someone with the coronavirus
  • The Nets beat Golden State 125-99 at home on December 22 with Durant scoring 22 points

.Los Angeles, CA, USA
Lebron James set the pace for Western Conference forwards. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • James surged into the lead in worldwide voting totals with 4,369,553 to 4,234,433 for Durant
  • James is averaging 25.5 points, 7.9 rebounds and 7.9 assists a game for the Lakers
  • While Durant is averaging 29.5 points, 7.4 rebounds and 5.2 assists a contest

.Brooklyn, NY, USA
Kevin Durant missed three games last month due to COVID-19 contact tracing. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@BrooklynNets)

  • The Nets listed Durant as out due to NBA health and safety protocols
  • It raised questions about just how long the NBA's number two scorer will have to sit out
  • He missed three games last month due to COVID-19 contact tracing

.New York, NY, USA
Kevin Durant came off the bench and checked into the game at the 4:13 mark of the first quarter. (Photo Credit: Instagram/@easymoneysniper)

  • Kevin Durant was pulled out from a 123-117 loss to the Toronto Raptors in the third quarter
  • He interacted with a person who tested COVID-19 positive
  • The rest of the Nets players are cleared to travel to Philadelphia for Saturday's game against the 76ers

.Brooklyn, NY, USA
Brooklyn Nets defeated Miami Heat with 128-124 in the game on Saturday.(Photo: Twitter/@BrooklynNets)

  • Nets' player Kyrie Irving scored 28 points in the match
  • For Miami Heat, Bam Adebayo scored 41 points
  • Miami Heat played quite well even though Jimmy Butler didn't play in the match