When Ben Simmons said during his presentation that he hoped to debut soon, it seemed that we would know the date of his return after the All-Star break. Rumors around the weekend of the stars then placed his return next to that of Kevin Durant, which could happen this week. However, while the player tries to overcome some mental health problems that make it difficult for him to return, it is a back injury that could keep him out for the entire month of March.
Brian Windhorts talked about it in your podcast for ESPN. The journalist assured that Simmons will be reassessed week after week and that the Brooklyn Nets do not rule out that his loss will last for at least the next thirty days. The team thus confronts its endemic evil since the current project really began. For one reason or another, circumstances have deprived the Nets of consistently having their most important players. Leaving little room for the creation of synergies and building chemistry on the track.
Durant still hasn’t returned and when everything seemed done for Irving to return to home games, a legislative setback has kept him away from them again. If the worst predictions come true with Simmons, the Australian could only play five regular league games before the season ends on April 10. If it came to an end right now, the Nets would have to play the play-in without home court. Although in the franchise they believe that Durant’s return will be enough to avoid the small tournament prior to the playoffs.
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