The Nets have put Ben Simmons’ sore left knee on a strengthening program, and have ruled him out through their game Monday (AEDT) at Atlanta on a day where the team was smashed by 44 points by Chicago 131-87 and trailed by as much as 50 at one stage.
But the 26-year-old said he’s liable to miss several more games.
“We’re going to re-evaluate it in about a week and see where I’m at. There’s some targets I need to hit and get to. From there on,” said Simmons, who missed his 17th game of the season on Saturday.
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The Nets have games Monday at Atlanta, Wednesday against the Bucks, and Thursday at the rival Knicks.
Zach LaVine poured in 32 points to lead the Bulls’ rout of the Nets on Saturday, while…