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Nets’ Ben Simmons and Klutch Sports are mutually parting strategies


Mar 17, 2023

Brooklyn Nets guard Ben Simmons and his representation, Klutch Sports, are mutually parting strategies, according to ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne. Simmons and Klutch have been functioning with each other considering that Simmons was drafted quantity one particular general out of LSU in the 2016 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia 76ers. Additional to the point, Shelburne points out how Klutch was the one particular who negotiated Simmons’ 5-year, $177 million extensions in 2019.

According to Shelburne, Simmons and Klutch are parting strategies since Simmons requirements a fresh start out. The Aussie has played in just 42 of a feasible 70 games for the Nets this season due to a range of injuries, like the knee and back soreness that has him out proper now.

This season comes on the heels of Simmons holding out for the 1st half of final season as a member of the 76ers since he did not want to play for the group any longer, citing mental wellness challenges. Simmons was traded to Brooklyn about final season’s trade deadline, but missed the rest of the season following possessing back surgery. Nets head coach Jacque Vaughn lately mentioned that Simmons is progressing in his injury rehab, but does not have a timetable for his return.


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Story initially appeared on Nets Wire