Ben Simmons Injures Back
Ben Simmons, the All-Star player, suffered a back injury during a game against the Milwaukee Bucks and is expected to miss significant time. He also missed a previous game due to lower back tightness. The 76ers have not set a specific timeline for his return, but he will be re-evaluated in two weeks. The team will prioritize his recovery over rushing his return. The 76ers have a talented roster and can compete strongly when everyone is healthy.
The team has a strong enough roster to hold it down with solid play during Simmons’ time away. Instead of further aggravating a minor injury, it is likely that the team will allow Ben to rest and heal his back properly.
If this team can stay healthy for the end of the season, there is no telling how far they will be able to go. The Philadelphia 76ers have quite a talented roster. When they are all able to play together at 100 percent, they can compete with any team in the league.
It is sad to see the Sixers have to deal with another injury. Thankfully Ben Simmons’ back injury doesn’t seem too bad. It would be smart for him to get some needed rest and return fully healthy. Hopefully, Simmons will be ready to go for the final part of the season, allowing for Philadelphia to make their way into the playoffs and make a solid run.
What are your guy’s thoughts though?
Is this team destined to be plagued by injuries? Or do you think this is just a minor set back that won’t have too large of an effect on the outcome of the season?