Ben Simmons’ growing pains with the Brooklyn Nets after some 16 months on the sidelines has been a hot talking point early this season – particularly in the US media.
Simmons has had issues at both ends of the floor, most notably offensively, where he’s been passive and has looked a shell of his former All-Star self.
Through four games, Simmons has scored 21 points in total. By comparison, other players have already put up 21 points in a single game 191 times including 29 occasions when players have tallied 21 points in a half and four instances when players have registered 21 points in a quarter.
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While the former Pick 1 has still averaged 7.5 assists per contest as Brooklyn’s primary ball handler,…