Ben Simmons’ long-awaited Boomers return could be just a few months away.
The three-time NBA All-Star is eager to don the green and gold and represent Australia at this year’s World Cup, Boomers coach Brian Goorjian has confirmed.
Since being cut from the 2014 World Cup roster, Simmons has repeatedly prioritised his NBA commitments over national duties.
The 26-year-old, who has battled injury setbacks for the past couple of years, is yet to represent the Boomers at an Olympics or World Championships, but Goorjian confirmed the guard is keen to participate in the upcoming World Cup across the Philippines, Indonesia and Japan.
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“I think his (Ben’s) mindset is getting healthy, getting in shape and getting ready to play in this (World…