"Nets" in the field with the result 121: 131 (20:35, 34:24, 35:32, 32:40) ceded the NBA leader Milwaukee "Bucks", suffering the third defeat in the last four games.
The Kurucs started the match in the top five and scored four points, spending 16 minutes and 40 seconds on the field, one of four long walks and one of two penalties, but missed the only point of two.
He also won four rebounds, intercepted a ball, missed twice and three times violated the rules. The networks scored 15 points more than he played, which was the team's second worst.
Kurucs hit the knee of his right leg in the previous game, so he was under a big question mark on his return.
The Nets' team, with 28 points and 10 rebounds, beat D & Russell Engelo with 24 points, Keris Levert, while 20 points were scored by Demarre Kerols.
On the Bucks' team, with 28 points and 11 balls under the baskets, Jannis Adetokunbo, who also had the question mark on Monday, left. For the winners, 29 points were played by Eric Bled, and 22 were George Hilam.
Kurucs scored their only points in the third minute when "trejaci" was sent in the basket and scored 6:11. "Nets" took the first offline with 22 points.
Although in the second and third quarters he managed to take the lead sometimes, Bucks did not leave the home and led the fourth quarter, celebrating at 131: 121.
With 39 wins in 78 games, the Nets are seventh in the Eastern Conference, while Bucks, with 58 wins in 78, is the first in the East and the league.
The Brooklyn unit will play the next game on Wednesday, when Toronto will host "Raptors."
Next weekend there will be two games to come – again against Bucks and Indians "Pacers," but at the end of the regular championship, the Miami Heat will be on the field.