The 24 years old Australian professional basketball player for the Philadelphia 76ers star out indefinitely. Simmons’, NBA star knee injury has been diagnosed as a subluxation of the left patella. Treatment options are being considered, according to the Philadelphia 76ers. Simmons was recovering from a bad back when the NBA’s season was suspended. The good news for the Sixers is that Simmons’ MRI showed no ligament damage.
Sixers head coach said that he wasn’t in position to provide any timeline for a return of Simmons on Thursday. but said that the team should have more information within the next 24 hours. Sixers guard Josh Richardson spoke with Simmons on Wednesday, and said that Simmons was upbeat about potentially returning this season.
The two-time All-Star is averaging 2.1 steals , 8.0 assists, 7.8 rebounds and 16.4 points per game. Also shooting 58 percent from the field this season.
The 6’10” Australian is someone who can crush the stat sheet, while at the same time playing stunning defense. Philadelphia needs him on the floor if it is going to reach its ceiling.