Ben Simmons, Not Healthy, Training in Los Angeles
Brett Brown told Sports Illustrated “I don’t expect” Simmons will be 100 percent, but he does “think he is going to be available” to play in games after being diagnosed with a nerve impingement in his back in February.
Let’s Rumble 😤 pic.twitter.com/jAjbD85FDb
— Ben Simmons (@BenSimmons25) June 9, 2020
Ben Simmons told reporters in March he had “no pain” and was “very confident” about being able to play.
Elton Brand made similar comments that Ben Simmons was healthy.
Simmons was averaging 16.7 points, 8.2 assists, 7.8 rebounds and an NBA-high 2.1 steals per contest in 54 games prior to his injury.
Now that the Sixers are back. Odd injury updates are sure to return as well. Chris Johnson posted this video of Ben Simmons today:
Looks pretty healthy to me, Brett.