James Harden injury update: Nets star out of Game 1 vs. Bucks with hamstring injury

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Nets guard James Harden will miss the remainder of Game 1 in his team’s Eastern Conference semifinal series vs. the Bucks after reinjuring his right hamstring.

Harden grabbed at the back of his leg as he drove to the basket in the first minute of Saturday’s game in Brooklyn. He was subbed out 43 seconds into the contest, and then walked to the Nets’ locker room.

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Bruce Brown replaced Harden. The Nets later announced that Harden would not return.

TNT’s Jared Greenberg reported in the first half that Harden left Barclays Center to get an MRI.

Harden missed 20 games during the regular season with a right hamstring strain. He suffered the injury March 31, returned for a game on April 5 and then was out again until May 12. He played in all five of the Nets’ first-round playoff games against the Celtics.

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