‘Phoenix New Sun’ Durant announces expected return date

The Phoenix Suns (hereafter referred to as the Phoenix) have revealed the expected return date for Kevin Durant (34).안전놀이터

According to The Athletic’s reporter Shams Canary, Phoenix announced on the 23rd that Durant’s debut date was scheduled for March 3. It’s an away game against the Charlotte Hornets.

Durant is recovering from an MCL (medial collateral ligament) sprain he suffered on January 9 and is on the verge of his comeback.

Durant played an average of 36 minutes in 39 games this season for the Brooklyn Nets before being sidelined with the injury. And he made a big success with an average of 29.7 points, 6.7 rebounds and 5.3 assists, a field goal success rate of 55.9% (18.8 attempts), a three-point success rate of 37.6% (4.8 attempts), and a free throw success rate of 93.4% (7.3 attempts).

In particular, Durant showed his true value not only in his primary record but also in his secondary figures. He tied for fifth with Anthony Davis with a +6.9 in EPM, a cumulative-based stat, and +5.6 in RAPTOR. He also ranked among the top in the league with +6 WAR (contribution to wins over substitutes).

In addition, Durant proved to be the current top scorer and close to winning, leading Brooklyn to a 12-game winning streak during this season. Traded to Phoenix, Durant will now play for their long-cherished winning streak.

Previously, Durant said at the club’s press conference, “I know how important winning is to the franchise and the city.” “I have already won two championships, and I hope to do it again here.”

Meanwhile, Phoenix is ​​5th in the Western Conference with 32 wins and 28 losses (0.533) in the 22-23 season. They will play against the Oklahoma City Thunder and Milwaukee Bucks for the first schedule of the second half.

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