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Ben Simmons’ agent is now taking the blame for his shopper’s ongoing damage points

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Ben Simmons is again on the damage report, this time on a day-to-day foundation for a similar nerve impingement in his again that saved him out for greater than 10 weeks earlier this season. 

He performed in six video games to start out the season, then returned in late January and managed to play 9 video games earlier than going out once more. He has performed in simply 57 of a potential 178 video games since being traded to Brooklyn in 2022. 

Placing Simmons’ psychological struggles apart, he has merely been unable to remain bodily wholesome for any actual size of time over the past two-plus seasons. His holdout with the 76ers, plus his again points saved him out for your complete 2021-22 season. Final season, it was the again and knee that restricted him to 42 video games. 

This season, Simmons has performed in 15 video games whereas making $38 million. He is set to make over $40M subsequent 12 months, which can put an finish to the five-year, $170M extension he signed in 2019 that has one of many worst ROIs of any contract this aspect of Chandler Parsons. 

Now Simmons’ agent, Bernie Lee, is taking the blame for his shopper’s incapacity to get previous these again accidents that proceed to plague him, which they’ve tried to repair, clearly to no avail, with out surgical procedure. 

From SNY’s Ian Begley:

“It’s a continuation of the identical damage that he has handled all 12 months,” Lee advised SNY. “….We are attempting to get clearer solutions as to the way to get him out of the reactive cycle he is in.

“…We proceed to try to discover non-surgical choices to permit Ben to maneuver ahead on a everlasting foundation and that’s the place that is my accountability and I’m [the] one accountable. 

“After I started working with Ben I made a dedication to him that I might do the whole lot I may to search out the correct solutions and specialists for him to work with [in order] to maneuver ahead from the problems he has been having. Clearly it hasn’t occurred and that is my accountability. 

“Within the 12 months I’ve labored with Ben he has taken lower than seven days off. In my virtually 20 years doing this, [it] is not one thing I’ve seen. So the thought that he’s doing the whole lot requested of him however not getting the outcomes is one thing that by no means form or type sits proper with me and I’m dedicated to discovering him the correct individuals and the correct solutions and we are going to.”

“Come the offseason, we’ll implement some processes and outdoors enter that’ll enable him to lastly transfer ahead from this on-going problem and resume his profession on the ranges he is established previous to being injured,” Lee stated.

Nets interim coach Kevin Ollie confirmed that Simmons is taken into account day-to-day, saying “hopefully we will get him again quickly,” however if you happen to learn between the traces of Lee’s feedback, it is at the least price questioning if one other prolonged absence is on the horizon. In any case, he is already speaking about what they’ll do about getting Simmons proper within the offseason. That does not sound too good for the remainder of this season. 

Lee is aware of the flak Simmons has caught, pretty or not, for his lengthy and well-paid absences, and if one other one is coming, it might be comprehensible that he attempt to take in the warmth in order to guard no matter is left of his shopper’s status — a shopper that will likely be in want of a brand new contract two summers from now. 

Or maybe that is me studying an excessive amount of into this. We’ll see. Both method, Simmons is harm once more, and it is the identical problem that has been the issue for a lot of the final two seasons. 

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