Ben Simmons recorded his first triple-double for the Brooklyn Nets despite the team falling to the San Antonio Spurs on the road on Wednesday 106-98 (all times AEDT).
Simmons finished with an extremely well-rounded line with 10 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists to go with four steals and two blocks in 34 minutes – one of three Nets players to finish with a positive plus-minus – shooting 4-of-10 from the field and 2-of-2 from the free throw lime.
It also marked the Aussie’s first triple-double since the 2nd of June 2021 while a member of the Philadelphia 76ers and moved him into equal 12th all-time in NBA history.
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