Now entering a tough road slate with a three-game losing streak, Brooklyn head into Thursday's matchup vs. the Phoenix Suns with a promising injury report. The team has listed superstar guard Kyrie Irving (right calf soreness) as probable vs. the Suns. Irving, who was a late scratch in Tuesday's road loss to San Antonio, was deemed to be day-to-day with calf soreness, according to head coach Jacque Vaughn. "He just reported a little tightness. It's essentially just day-to-day, " Vaughn told reporters pregame.
"He'll get some treatment and check on him tomorrow, and hopefully this is short-term. " Scroll to ContinueOutside of missing their biggest weapon on both ends of the floor in Durant, the injury report for Brooklyn is clean. The Nets have assigned two-way guard David Duke Jr., two-way guard Dru Smith, and second-year wing Kessler Edwards to their NBA G League affiliate, the Long Island Nets.
Injury Report: Brooklyn Nets vs. Phoenix SunsThe injury reports for the Brooklyn Nets and the Phoenix Suns have been released prior to their Thursday night matchup. Life without superstar forward Kevin Durant (isolated MCL sprain) hasn't been easy for the Brooklyn Nets. The team failed to come up with needed wins against the Oklahoma City Thunder and the San Antonio Spurs.
On the other side of the hardwood, the Suns are heading into the matchup with a chance of missing both of their stars. The team has already ruled star guard Devin Booker (Left Groin Strain) out vs. Brooklyn. Phoenix has also ruled Josh Okogie (Nasal Fracture), Cameron Payne (Right Foot Sprain), former Net Landry Shamet (Right Foot Soreness), and Jae Crowder (Not With the Team) out for Thursday night's matchup.