Nets guard James Harden will miss the remainder of Game 1 of his team’s Eastern Conference semifinal series against the Bucks after re-injuring his right hamstring.
Harden grabbed the back of his leg as he drove to the basket in the first minute of Saturday’s game at Brooklyn. He was substituted 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 hardening would not return.
TNT’s Jared Greenberg reported in the first half that Harden left the Barclays Center for an MRI.
Harden missed 20 games during the regular season with a right hamstring strain. He suffered the injury on March 31, returned for a game on April 5, and then was out again until May 12. He played in the Nets’ five first-round playoff games against the Celtics.