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Ben Simmons Brooklyn Nets vs Boston Celtics, reaction, analysis, scores, video

Ben Simmons and the Brooklyn Nets have made a strong start to life without Kevin Durant with the Australian All-Star stunning in a passing clinic against the Boston Celtics.

With Durant out for up to a month with a knee injury, Simmons stepped up amassing a staggering 10 assists in the first half to go with five rebounds and no turnovers.

He didn’t, however, register a single point and found himself benched late in the half after falling into foul trouble.

NBA analyst Richard Jefferson lauded Simmons’ play but urged him to attack the basket.

Fri, 13 Jan

Friday January 13th

“The pace has been picked up allowing Ben Simmons to play in transition. I’d say half his assists have come on the break,” he said.

“But he needs to look at the rim more. He can’t just rely on Kyrie, Seth Curry and Joe Harris.”

Speaking at halftime, fellow analyst Kenny Smith called out the…

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