Kevin Durant isn’t going to hang up his basketball shoes anytime soon, but he is already making serious plans for when his playing days are finished.
Durant told reporters Thursday he dreams of being an NBA general manager, or even team owner. To that end, he says he’s been avidly following basketball news the past Cheap Elite NFL Jerseys few days about trade rumors and the NBA trade deadline.
“Today I have to announce Ben Simmons is not playing this season,” Colangelo told reporters . “The scan indicated there’s not full healing.”
The former LSU star and native of Australia suffered the injury during the 76ers’ final training camp scrimmage. He underwent surgery in early October to repair what is termed an acute Jones fracture in his fifth metatarsal bone on his right foot.
John Barchard of WIP Sports Radio reported Thursday that the CT scan showed there is still a fracture, but it was unclear whether it was the original injury or a new fracture. According to the Philadelphia News, which cited unidentified sources, this week’s doctor’s visit “revealed an inside portion of the bone wasn’t fully mended together.”
The 76ers have a cursed history of injuries with young players, with Joel Embiid and Nerlens Noel, like Simmons now, having missed at least 82 games before making their professional debuts Cheap Essendon Jerseys and Jahlil Okafor missing extended time too early in his career.