Basketball Intelligence For 9/28/23
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BKN: Ben Simmons is set to start second full season with Nets. What are the expectations?
Mike Vorkunov, The Athletic
There was much discussion of this Tuesday, as head coach Jacque Vaughn and general manager Sean Marks met with the media ahead of camp — though there were not many answers. The only thing definite at this moment is that Simmons seems healthy after a nerve impingement in his back ended his season early last March. He is playing five-on-five without restriction, Vaughn said, and is ready for the start of the camp.
As for what to project this season — or what to make of last season — that’s all unspoken for.
BOS: Six things to watch as the Celtics get set to open training camp
Adam Himmelsbach, Boston Globe