The sports reporter Shams Charania reported that the guard is expected to miss more games after being diagnosed with a muscle sprain in his left leg and knee swelling. The player performed incredibly this season, and his performance against his former team, the Philadelphia 76ers, is worth mentioning.
However, Simmons is expected to return within five games. NBA confirmed that Simmons will miss the next few games. Before coming out to play Washington on Wednesday night, the player reportedly felt pain in the back of his knee.
Nets star Ben Simmons has a muscle strain in his leg and is expected to miss a few games, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium. Simmons has battled through ailments the past few weeks, most recently soreness/swelling in knee, and was in the midst of his best play this season.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) November 30, 2022