Nets' Dinwiddie leaves after straining right knee

9:07 PM ET

NEW YORK — After straining his right knee in Sunday’s 106-104 loss to the Charlotte Hornets, Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie is scheduled to be evaluated again Monday morning, coach Steve Nash said.

The Nets are scheduled to play their first back-to-back games of the season. After Sunday’s game — their first loss — the Nets tip off against Memphis on Monday night. Dinwiddie’s status against Memphis will be determined after he is evaluated.

Dinwiddie strained his knee in the third quarter Sunday. He drove against Bismack Biyombo and planted his right leg awkwardly. Dinwiddie was on the floor grabbing his right knee for several seconds before he limped to the sideline. He was evaluated on the Nets’ bench for a few minutes before heading back to the locker room.

Kevin Durant said his status for Monday’s game also has yet to be determined. Durant, who is coming off an Achilles injury, said that he would like to be available to play two days in a row.

“I definitely want to be able to play back-to-backs,” Durant said after Sunday’s game. “Get through ’em healthy and play my normal minutes, so we’ll see. We will see how

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