Despite the Nets’ roster being filled with new faces and a completely different style of play, one thing didn’t change much in Saturday’s loss to the 76ers: Ben Simmons still looks lost.
But even after Simmons’ latest unimpressive performance, when he played the fewest minutes in a game he had since November, his former coach said he believed Simmons could again be a productive player in the league.
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Doc Rivers — who coached Simmons in Philadelphia and said he didn’t know if a team could win a title with Simmons at point guard — said after Saturday night’s game that the fact that Simmons figures to have the ball more often in the wake of the trades of Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant could do him good.
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