Nets G Ben
Simmons out with left knee
Brooklyn Nets goaltender Ben Simmons
left during the first half of Monday's game against the visiting
Orlando Magic with left knee pain.
finished with four rebounds,
three assists and no points on
0-of-3 shooting in over 11 minutes.
Coach Jacque Vaughn said
after the game that Simmons was in
pain and asked for the game.
Health is the most important thing,
so we want him to be at his best,
" Kyrie Irving said.
The six-foot-10 Australian
has missed six games this season with a
but he has
impressed in recent games since his return.
He is coming back from back
surgery in the offseason.
Ben Simmons' recent recovery
was cut short on Monday when he left the Brooklyn Nets'
109-102 win over the Orlando Magic with left knee pain.
averaged 10.5 points, 7.0
5.2 assists during the month of November.