Philadelphia 76ers point guard Ben Simmons left Wednesday’s game against the Washington Wizards with an apparent knee injury.The injury occurred midway through the third quarter after Simmons caught an offensive rebound from traffic. He dribbled to the perimeter and threw a pass before leaving the field at the next stoppage of play.
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Shams Charania’s reported that the MRI on Simmons’ knee came back negative, and it is considered to be day to day.Shortly after the injury, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported that early indications of the injury were encouraging. There was no swelling or pain in the knee after Simmons left the game, per Wojnarowski.
The 76ers have gone 1-1 in both games since the restart before Wednesday, averaging 13.5 points, 7.5 rebounds and 4.5 assists per game.