What Happened To Ben Simmons? Why Is Ben Simmons Not Playing Tonight?

What Happened To Ben Simmons?

Benjamin David Simmons was born on July 20, 1996, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. He is one of the most popular Australian basketball players who has played for the National Basketball Association (NBA). According to the NBA website, Brooklyn Nets guard, Ben Simmons missed Monday’s game against the Indiana Pacers due to pain in his left knee. Before the team’s formal Monday night ruling, Simmons’ status was listed as questionable on the league’s official injury report. 

Why Is Ben Simmons Not Playing Tonight?

The Philadelphia 76ers star point guard has suspended star Ben Simmons for one game for bad behavior toward the team. Simmons won’t take the court for the 76ers on Wednesday in New Orleans due to the injury. Coach Doc Rivers suspended Simmons from today’s practice because he wasn’t participating. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, Simmons’ lack of interest and participation at practice has reportedly been a recurring concern since his return.


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Ben Simmons Girlfriend


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According to the information gathered from the Sportskeeda website, Ben Simmons is currently dating Maya Indea Jama, an English Tv and radio presenter. Initially, their dating was considered a rumored one. Later, it became confirmed when the couple was spotted in London, Wimbledon. Before Maya Indea Jama was involved in a long-term relationship with the UK Rapper named Stormzy, she had 2.4 Million followers on her Instagram account.

Ben Simmons’s Knee Injury

Here is the main reason Ben Simmons is not playing tonight’s game. According to the NBA website, Ben Simmons, a guard with the Brooklyn Nets, won’t play against the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday. Simmons will miss the game for the second week due to left knee pain. On Saturday against the Pacers, Simmons played 36 minutes and scored 9 points in a 125-116 loss. The Brooklyn playmaker underwent surgery to remove a loose body from his left knee in 2020. He has struggled with knee and back injuries throughout the years. In six games with Brooklyn this season.

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