“Ben and others have been allowed to use our facilities,” said Elton Brand. “It is essential that they have the right equipment to train and rehabilitate. So that’s where it is. He’s been doing it for the first week. We were able to give him access. “
Brand believes Simmons would be ready to play if the season resumed.
“We took our time, we were methodical and thoughtful about his recovery and rehabilitation, just to make sure of it because we were in no rush,” said Brand. “It is difficult to speculate. He worked hard and I know he would be close or ready. “