KD, Kyrie among several Nets sitting vs. Pacers

by Gordon Dixon - Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and Ben Simmons are just some of the Nets' rotational players who have been ruled out for Saturday's game at Indiana - the second game of a back-to-back.

Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving among several Nets out vs. Pacers 1:25 PM ET Nick FriedellESPN Staff Writer Close Nick Friedell is the Chicago Bulls beat reporter for ESPN Chicago. Friedell is a graduate of the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University and joined ESPNChicago.com for its launch in April 2009. INDIANAPOLIS -- The Brooklyn Nets are resting Kevin Durant , Kyrie Irving , Ben Simmons and a slew of other rotation players for Saturday night's game against the Indiana Pacers . The Nets announced before the game that Durant (right knee -- injury management), Irving (left adductor tightness), Simmons (ongoing calf/knee soreness), T.J. Warren (left foot -- injury management), Nic Claxton (right hamstring tightness), Seth Curry (left ankle -- injury management), Royce O'Neale (personal reasons) and Joe Harris (left ankle -- injury management) will all miss the Pacers game. Brooklyn is sitting a majority of its rotation on the second night of a back-to-back. Nets swingman Yuta Watanabe is expected to be available Saturday after missing the past couple weeks because of a right hamstring strain.