Brooklyn Nets head coach Steve Nash on Monday dominated out Ben Simmons via the play-in match.
Simmons, 25, started mild capturing over the weekend however has not superior to 1-on-1 on exercises. Simmons is recovering from a herniated disc, suffered after the Nets traded for him on Feb. 10.
Nash’s announcement, by way of The Athletic, comes practically three weeks after reviews that the Nets have been hoping Simmons would play a few video games earlier than the postseason began.
Simmons has but to play this season. Earlier than he was traded to the Nets in February, Simmons sat out the season with the Philadelphia 76ers in a dispute, then sustained the again harm. He acquired an epidural injection two weeks in the past.
The Nets acquired Simmons, Seth Curry, Andre Drummond and two first-round draft picks from the 76ers in alternate for James Harden and Paul Millsap.
Simmons is a three-time All-Star and two-time All-Defensive Group honoree. He has profession averages of 15.9 factors, 8.1 rebounds and seven.7 assists in 275 video games, all begins, over 4 seasons with the 76ers.
The Nets (40-38) are the Tenth seed within the East and have clinched a play-in berth. They’re tied with the Charlotte Hornets within the Ninth-Tenth positions with 4 video games remaining. The Hornets personal the tiebreaker between the groups.
Each groups are one recreation behind the Atlanta Hawks, who’re in eighth place.
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