Head coach Steve Nash and the Brooklyn Nets keep that they hope to have Ben Simmons play earlier than the top of the common season. That aim, nevertheless, is wanting much less practical with every passing day.
Nash made a considerably worrying admission about Simmons on Sunday, saying that the previous No. 1 decide will not be even participating in basketball exercise at this level. As an alternative, he’s receiving remedy on his injured again.
“The bodily therapist simply works on his rehabilitation,” Nash mentioned, through Kristian Winfield of the New York Each day Information. “I wasn’t on [the table] engaged on him. They do what they do in a medical setting and attempt to enhance his situation. … Plenty of bio-mechanical work, handbook remedy, all kinds of stuff to get him ready to begin to transfer in the best sequence and trend.”
The Nets have 11 common season video games remaining, and if Simmons doesn’t begin progressing quickly it turns into tough to see how he performs in any of them. He nonetheless has but to look in a recreation since Brooklyn acquired him in a blockbuster commerce deadline deal.
Simmons was presupposed to be near a debut a month in the past, however the again subject scuttled that. Now there may be an open query whether or not he’ll even play this season.