Ben Simmons reacts to story that he left group chat with Nets teammates

Aug 10, 2022

The Brooklyn Nets have been in the headlines all throughout the offseason as they have been dealing with the Kevin Durant trade request as well as the usual drama surrounding Kyrie Irving.

he latest story involving the Nets does not involve the superstar duo, but instead, it involved Ben Simmons who has yet to play for Brooklyn after being acquired from the Philadelphia 76ers at the deadline.

According to a wild story from NBA insider Ric Bucher, Simmons left the Nets team group chat after they asked him if he would play in Game 4 against the Boston Celtics after they lost Game 3 at home. The 3-time All-Star was dealing with a back injury and the hope was that he would return in the playoffs, but he was not able to do so.

Source: Yahoo Sports