Major Back Issues For Ben Simmons Before Game 4
Sean Marks has stated that Ben Simmons had a follow-up MRI after the back soreness returned before Game 4 and it revealed the herniation had expanded. At that point, the only option was surgery.
What Is All The Buzz Around Ben Simmons?
How do the Nets help Simmons get on the court not just physically but mentally?
Sean Marks replied: “We’re gonna be doing everything we possibly can to get him around. He needs to be in here, smell the gym again, be around his friends, around his family, participate in this.”
Sean Marks said now that Simmons’ surgery is over, the mental health aspect becomes a priority for the Nets. Marks said it’s a touchy subject and prefers Simmons speak on that. Said it’s important for him to be around the team and “smell the gym again.”
Nets HC Steve Nash says he sees Simmons as both a point guard and center and other locaiongs. Nash said Simmons will ease at times and use time in a more ‘positionless” role.
Sean Marks said Ben Simmons had a follow-up MRI after the back soreness returned before Game 4 and it revealed the herniation had expanded. At that point, the only option was surgery.
That might have been the worst first-half Joel Embiid played on both ends of the floor since Ben Simmons was on the Nets bench in Philadelphia.
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