Home » news » Joel Embiid Ben Simmons Will Not Play Summer League


Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons Will Not Play Summer League

Basketball Insiders profile picture



We sometimes use affiliate links in our content, when clicking on those we might receive a commission – at no extra cost to you. By using this website you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy.

Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons — cornerstones of the Philadelphia 76ers’ yearslong rebuild — will not participate in summer league play this year, team president Bryan Colangelo told reporters Monday.

The players could instead use the summer to focus on their health. Embiid played in 31 games in 2016-17, averaging 20.2 points, 7.8 rebounds and 2.5 blocks per game, before his season was cut short by a torn left meniscus. Simmons broke his right foot in September and missed the rest of the season.

Source: ESPN

The next evolution of basketball news, information and rumors.

Trending Now