The Brooklyn Nets have announced that Australian point guard Ben Simmons, who hasn’t played this season, is undergoing back surgery.
The galleys continue. This Wednesday, via a press release published on his account Twitter official, the Brooklyn Nets franchise has announced that its Australian point guard Ben Simmons, who has not played a single game this season 2021-22, will have to have back surgery, insofar as he suffers from a hernia disk: ” After consultation with several back specialists, it has been determined that the best course of action for Ben’s long-term health is to undergo surgery.. The micro discectomy procedure, scheduled for Thursday, is designed to relieve pain caused by the herniated disc in Ben’s back. Further updates will be provided following the procedure. “During the month of February last, the leader had been transferred from Philadelphia, as part of an exchange, which, at the time, had caused a lot of talk, with James Harden.
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Brooklyn hoped to be able to count on him for the play-offs
But the Australian could not wear the jersey of his brand new franchise, which nevertheless hoped, for a time, to be able to count on him during the play-offs, for an aid which would certainly have proved more than precious. . Finally, Ben Simmons’ back pain got the better of this 2021-22 season for him, and his big comeback on an NBA floor will have to wait. In addition, as a reminder, the Brooklyn Nets are already on vacation, after their sweep suffered against the Boston Celtics (4-0), during the first round of the NBA play-offs, in the Eastern Conference. Before the start of the 2021-22 NBA season, Ben Simmons requested his transfer from the Philaldephia 76ers, confiding the need for him to take care of his mental health to stay away from the franchise’s professional workforce. But he hadn’t won.