Kyrie irving is one of the last standouts in the league who is yet to be vaccinated for Covid-19 , due to this he is not allowed to play the home games of the nets
Durant ultimately limped off of the floor and back to the locker room to get checked out, and he was ruled out of the game.
Rookie guard Josh Giddey added 19 points for the Thunder, who jumped on a weary Nets team to snap a five-game losing streak.
Kevin Durant had 17 points in the third quarter to help Brooklyn break open a game that was tied at 71-all early in the quarter.
The Portland Trail Blazers were without Damian Lillard, out with lower abdominal tendinopathy, and backcourt teammate CJ McCollum.
Bobby Portis scored 20 of his 25 points in the first half to help the Milwaukee Bucks snap a two-game skid vs the Nets.
It should not surprise you that the Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry and the Brooklyn Nets' Kevin Durant are leading vote-getters.
Joel Embiid scored 34 points as Philadelphia 76ers beat Brooklyn Nets 110-102 in the NBA fixture on Thursday.
There were hopes that Durant could potentially be cleared based on a new agreement the league and the NBPA are working on.
Kevin Durant was also fined 25,000 dollars in October for throwing the ball into the stands out of frustration during a game.