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Sport Sixers' Ben Simmons will undergo surgery on left knee after suffering injury vs. Wizards

00:40  09 august  2020
00:40  09 august  2020 Source:   usatoday.com

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Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons will leave the NBA's Florida bubble to undergo knee surgery , complicating his availability for the Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons sustained a left knee injury that will require surgery during a win over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday.

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Philadelphia 76ers forward Ben Simmons plans to have surgery on his left knee after partially dislocating his kneecap during Wednesday's game against the Washington Wizards.

The Sixers said in a statement that Simmons will leave the NBA campus for the surgery "in the coming days to remove a loose body in his left knee." Philadelphia did not offer any timeline for Simmons' recovery and plans to offer more updates following his procedure.

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Ben Simmons will undergo surgery on his fractured right foot, but no date has been set, according The Sixers believe Simmons suffered an "acute injury " not related to his adding over 30 pounds of The news of surgery is a little disappointing. As a guest on SportsNet Central, orthopedic surgeon Dr

Adrian Wojnarowski: After lower back injury on Saturday, Ben Simmons underwent initial Simmons initially suffered the injury going up for a rebound at practice on Wednesday. Sixers concerned about Ben Simmons . Adrian Wojnarowski: Philadelphia’s Ben Simmons will undergo an

Nonetheless, it appears Simmons will miss a significant amount of time given the surgery and the subsequent time he will need to serve in quarantine should he return to the NBA campus. The NBA playoffs begin on Aug. 17.

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When a player leaves for any pre-approved trip, he is still required to receive daily tests for the coronavirus and consult with a health specialist. A player can reduce his quarantine from 10 to four days upon arrival should he receive daily negative tests during his absence.

Though Simmons could miss the rest of the playoffs, his injury and subsequent may not be as severe as it could have been since he has a partially dislocated knee cap. Former Clippers forward Blake Griffin (2019) and former Clippers guard Shaun Livingston (2007) missed entire seasons after fully dislocating their knee caps.

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Just hours after Ben Simmons left in the 3rd quarter of a Philadelphia Sixers win over the Washington Wizards , it is reported that the knee injury of Ben

Leave a Like for more NBA videos! Subscribe to stay up to date with NBA game winner, ankle breakers, poster dunks, ejections Breaking news: ben simmons is out indefinitely with a left knee injury ! Philadelphia Sixers Ben Simmons Knee Injury is Day-To-Day & NOT SERIOUS! |

a basketball player with a crowd watching: Ben Simmons injured his kneecap in Wednesday's game against the Wizards. © Brett Davis, USA TODAY Sports Ben Simmons injured his kneecap in Wednesday's game against the Wizards.

The Sixers (42-27) won without Simmons against the Orlando Magic (32-38) on Friday, but they have competitive seeding games against Portland (Sunday), Phoenix (Tuesday), Toronto (Wednesday) and Houston (Aug. 14).

Following Friday's game, coach Brett Brown indicated he has not told his team to brace for a worst-case scenario surrounding Simmons' injury. But the Sixers were still awaiting what options Simmons considered to treat his injury.

Simmons averaged 16.4 points on 58% shooting with 8.0 assists and 7.8 rebounds in 35.4 minutes. But he became hobbled with injuries this season, including missing eight games from a back ailment before the league suspended play. The Sixers became encouraged with Simmons' recovery during the hiatus and his initial success at playing the power forward spot during the season restart.

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Ben Simmons made an early exit against the Wizards after suffering a knee injury . Australian NBA star Ben Simmons has avoided serious injury after scans on his left knee came back clear following a setback during Thursday’s 107-98 win over the Washington Wizards .

Simmons will resume training by the end of the week, per the Sixers . The procedure comes just a few days after a CT While the Sixers didn't release a timetable for Simmons ' return when he was initially injured , similar injuries Zion Playing in Restart Opener. Pelicans star will play tonight vs . Jazz on

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