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Nets deferring first-round NBA Draft pick from 76ers to 2023: Sources - The Athletic

The option to defer the pick came by way of the Nets' blockbuster trade sending James Harden to the 76ers in return for Ben Simmons.

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Nets' Ben Simmons to undergo surgery Thursday for herniated disk in back - The Athletic

Simmons has dealt with back issues since February 2020 when he missed time due to a nerve impingement.

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Nets list Ben Simmons as out for Game 4 vs. Celtics - The Athletic

Brooklyn is down 3-0 in the series and facing elimination at home.

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Nets' Ben Simmons set to make season debut in Game 4 of Boston series: Sources - The Athletic

Brooklyn Nets' guard/forward Ben Simmons is scheduled to make his season debut Monday in Game 4 of the Nets' playoff series against...

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Nets' Ben Simmons set to make season debut in Game 4 of Boston series: Sources - The Athletic

Brooklyn Nets' guard/forward Ben Simmons is scheduled to make his season debut Monday in Game 4 of the Nets' playoff series against...

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Nets' Ben Simmons targeting playoff return as early as Game 4 vs. Celtics: Sources - The Athletic

Simmons, who arrived in Brooklyn via a blockbuster trade deadline deal with the Philadelphia 76ers, has yet to play this season.

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Ben Simmons will miss rest of regular season and Play-In Tournament, Nets say - The Athletic

Brooklyn Nets coach Steve Nash said Ben Simmons will miss the rest of the regular season and the play-in tournament. The Nets acquired the All-Star...

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Nets' Ben Simmons resumes light on-court workouts, hopes to return in time for playoffs: Sources - The Athletic

Nets guard Ben Simmons has resumed light on-court workouts, sources told The Athletic, and the hope remains that he can ramp up for a potential...

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Nets' Ben Simmons received epidural for herniated disc, no timetable set for return - The Athletic

Simmons, who was acquired by Brooklyn in a trade with Philadelphia on March 10, has dealt with back issues dating back to February 2020 when he...

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James Harden struggles in first game vs. Nets as Brooklyn dominates 76ers by 29 points - The Athletic

Harden finished with 11 points in 29 minutes, compiling a -30 plus/minus figure while on the floor.

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Nets' Ben Simmons won't play against 76ers, but expected to make trip to Philadelphia: Sources - The Athletic

Ben Simmons will not play in Thursday’s Nets-76ers game, but is expected to make the trip to Philadelphia and join the Nets on the bench inside...

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Nets' Ben Simmons dealing with back soreness, season debut unclear: Sources - The Athletic

Simmons has missed the first five games with his new team since the trade due to what the team has termed “return to competition reconditioning.”

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Nets' Ben Simmons has no firm date for debut after trade: 'I'm heading in the right direction' - The Athletic

Simmons hasn't played this season, citing his mental health. He called the prospect of joining Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving "unreal."

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'It’s just the nature of the beast': Nets GM Sean Marks talks James Harden trade, deflects tampering accusations - The Athletic

'It’s just the nature of the beast': Brooklyn general manager Sean Marks talks James Harden trade, deflects tampering accusations

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Nets trade James Harden to 76ers for Ben Simmons, Seth Curry, Andre Drummond, 2 first-round picks - The Athletic

Harden is averaging 22.5 points this year, while Simmons hasn't played for the Sixers this season.

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Nets finalizing trade to send James Harden to 76ers for Ben Simmons, Seth Curry, 2 first-round picks: Sources - The Athletic

Harden is averaging 22.5 points this year, while Simmons hasn't played for the Sixers this season.

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76ers, Nets expected to discuss deal involving Ben Simmons and James Harden: Sources - The Athletic

There’s an expectation that both the 76ers and Nets will engage in dialogue on a deal centered around Simmons and Harden, multiple sources say.

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Sixers willing to keep Ben Simmons into summer for right deal, eyeing James Harden: Sources - The Athletic

The Philadelphia 76ers are willing to keep Ben Simmons past the trade deadline in hopes of landing a superstar over the summer, sources tell The...

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Celtics, 76ers have discussed Ben Simmons trade, but no progress made: Sources - The Athletic

Any potential Simmons deal with the Celtics would have to include All-Star forward Jaylen Brown, an ascending talent who is in the midst of another...

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76ers fine Ben Simmons again, plan to do so until cooperates with team: Sources - The Athletic

Philadelphia plans to continue fining the disgruntled guard until he works with team physicians on his mental health issues as well as participates...

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Ben Simmons feels 76ers want to force him to play; team responds: Exclusive - The Athletic

“I truly believe the fines, the targeting, the negative publicity shined on the issue — that’s very unnecessary and has furthered the mental...

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76ers fine Ben Simmons for not traveling with the team on road trip: Sources - The Athletic

Simmons has not played this season, citing not being mentally ready to compete after spending the offseason hoping to be traded.

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Daryl Morey approaches Ben Simmons, but 76ers guard not ready to return: Sources - The Athletic

Simmons has yet to play this season as his absence from the team continues following his trade request in June.

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76ers' Ben Simmons meets with team, says he's still not ready to play: Sources - The Athletic

Simmons reported to Friday's shootaround ahead of the Sixers' home opener against the Brooklyn Nets and was seen engaged around the team,...

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76ers' Ben Simmons still out, per sources; 'People should buckle in,' Morey says - The Athletic

News of Simmons' continued absence comes two days after the Sixers suspended him for one game for "conduct detrimental to the team."

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76ers' Ben Simmons suspended for 1 game; Joel Embiid: 'I'm not here to babysit' - The Athletic

Simmons was kicked out of practice Tuesday due to lack of engagement, sources told The Athletic.

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76ers' Doc Rivers not sure if Ben Simmons will be ready for season opener - The Athletic

Philadelphia coach Doc Rivers is not sure whether 76ers All-Star Ben Simmons will be available for the team's regular-season opener against the...

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Sixers' Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons miss All-Star Game due to contact tracing - The Athletic

Embiid was set to start for Team Durant, while Simmons was picked for Team LeBron.

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