James Harden (rest), down Sunday against Pistons

The Brooklyn Nets will not have James Harden for the first time this season as the star point guard will rest for Sunday’s game against the Detroit Pistons.

Harden has started all 26 games for the Nets this season, averaging 20.8 points, 9.6 assists and 7.9 rebounds. Veteran power forward Paul Millsap will also be out of the game in Detroit for personal reasons.

Harden is averaging 36.2 minutes this season playing point guard with Kyrie Irving off the team.