Time is running out on Ben Simmons and the Nets, but the team hasn’t given up on him returning this season.
Despite Simmons having not played since February 15, head coach Jacque Vaughn said before Thursday’s 101-96 loss to the Kings at Barclays Center, “There is zero discussion about him not playing. We expect him to be back, we’re waiting for him to be back.”
Vaughn added that Simmons, who has been dealing with both knee and back soreness, has returned to working on the court — though the coach declined to discuss any specifics about what Simmons was doing or a potential timeline for his return to game action.
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