But it’s worth appreciating the Nets for what they are right now, and that starts with Durant:
- At 33 years old, Durant is scoring 28.4 points per game – on pace for his best mark since 2013-14.
- Here’s a list of players to average at least 28 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists for an entire season at 33 years old or older: No one.
- According to tracking per Second Spectrum, Harden is driving to the basket far less often this season than last.
This season has featured plenty of talking about who’s not there when it comes to the Nets. UConn guard Paige Bueckers – who won basically every national player of the year award last season as a freshman – will be out six to eight weeks with a tibial plateau fracture.