NBA: James Harden Could Return from Hamstring Injury Against the San Antonio Spurs; Report

James Harden Injury: Brooklyn Nets star James Harden is “getting close” to a return from his hamstring injury. He could be back on the court as early as Wednesday against the Spurs.

Harden has missed 17 games with the injury so far. Even if he returns Wednesday, he will bring that total up to 19.

His hamstring issues began at the end of March when he dealt with tightness in the muscle, but he only missed two games originally. He lasted four minutes in his return on April 5 and was sidelined, but on April 20 it was announced he would be out indefinitely.

He is averaging 25.4 points on 46.7 percent shooting with 11.0 assists and 8.7 rebounds per game for Brooklyn.

James Harden injury: Nets star has hamstring tightness

James Harden performances for Brooklyn Nets

A notable game to look back on was against the Miami Heat, just a week after joining the Nets in January, he scored or assisted on 13 of the team’s 15-0 game-sealing run.