Nets shutting Simmons down for rest of season

The Brooklyn Nets are closing down guard Ben Simmons for the remainder of the period, trainer Jacque Vaughn claimed on Tuesday.

Simmons hasn’t played because the Internet’ last video game prior to the All-Star Break last month as a result of a nerve problem in his back. He’s missed out on a total amount of 33 video games this period as a result of knee and also back injuries.

After remaining every one of last period, Simmons has actually seen a high decrease from his days as an All-Star with the Philadelphia 76ers, uploading profession lows in mins (26.3 ), factors (6.9 ), rebounds (6.3 ), helps (6.1) and also totally free toss portion (43.9) this period.

Simmons, 26, has one more 2 years continuing to be on his agreement, paying him $37.8 million in 2023-24 and also 40.3 million in 2024-25.

The Internet, at the same time, are combating to avoid of the play-in and also go into Tuesday’s video games linked with the Miami Heat for the No. 6 seed in the Eastern Meeting.

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