Ben Simmons' Agent Breaks Silence On Nets Star's Health
Ben Simmons' representative, Bernie Lee, told Sirus XM NBA Radio on July 27 that his client is 100% healthy.
Due to knee and back injuries, Simmons only appeared in 42 games last season. He averaged 6.9 points, 6.3 rebounds, and 6.1 assists per game.
Simmons was acquired from the Philadelphia 76ers in the blockbuster James Harden trade.
Simmons missed the entire 2021-22 season owing to a strike and a back injury. He was expected to be one of the NBA's faces just a few years ago after earning the Rookie of the Year Award in 2017-18 and
making three All-Star teams, one All-NBA team, and two All-Defensive teams with the Sixers.
Simmons, on the other hand, never developed a jumper and is now regarded as one of the NBA's most overrated players.
Simmons has only made five 3-pointers in 317 games with the Sixers and Nets. In 2019, the LSU product received a mammoth five-year, $177.2 million
maximum rookie contract extension with Philadelphia. Simmons, 27, will earn $37.9 million next season.