In the midst of the chaos that has surrounded the Brooklyn Nets this season — including trading away Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant in the last week — Ben Simmons has been able to hide in the shadows a bit.
Now, as the new-look Nets figure out their standing in the East, more eyes will be on Simmons in Brooklyn. If Tuesday is an example of things to come, it’s looking pretty bleak for the former All-Star point guard.
Coming off the bench in the Nets’ last three games, his minutes are noticeably decreasing. Simmons is averaging a career-low in nearly every category with 7.0 points, 6.3 rebounds, and 6.1 assists a game.
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In Tuesday’s matchup against the Knicks, a team the Nets had not lost to in three…