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Ben Simmons (knee) late scratch for Philadelphia 76ers

Mar 17, 2021; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons (25) passes the ball against the Milwaukee Bucks during the first quarter at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia guard Ben Simmons was a late scratch for the 76ers’ game Saturday night with left knee soreness.

Simmons joined Seth Curry (ankle soreness) and Joel Embiid (knee bone bruise) on the sidelines against the visiting Sacramento Kings.

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Simmons participated in the team’s shootaround Saturday morning but experienced soreness afterward. Simmons had been listed as probable on the team’s injury report ahead of the game.

Simmons is averaging 15.8 points, 8.0 rebounds and 7.8 assists per game in 34 games.

–Field Level Media

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