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Sport Philadelphia 76ers awaiting news on Simmons knee injury

12:10  06 august  2020
12:10  06 august  2020 Source:   performgroup.com

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Philadelphia 76 ers Ben Simmons (25) dunks the ball against the San Antonio Spurs during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Aug. (AP) -- Ben Simmons left Philadelphia 's game against the Washington Wizards on Wednesday in the third quarter with a left knee injury and won't

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Ben Simmons et al. sitting at a table with a ball: Ben Simmons goes for a loose ball © Getty Images Ben Simmons goes for a loose ball

The Philadelphia 76ers are waiting to discover the extent of a knee injury Ben Simmons suffered in a 107-98 NBA victory over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday.

Simmons left the court in the third quarter, having appeared to tweak his knee after taking a rebound.

The two-time All-Star limped to the locker room and was unable to return.

Philadelphia coach Brett Brown was unsure over how much damage the Australian point guard has done after the game.

"We don't know," Brown said. "I'm sure the club will make some announcement.

"But as far as knowing more than that, I don't. Obviously I'm very curious."

The 76ers are back in action against the Orlando Magic on Friday.

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