Philadelphia 76ers All-Star Ben Simmons suffered a partially dislocated left kneecap during Wednesday's game against the Washington Wizards, the team confirmed on Thursday. Doctors have not yet determined how long the All-Star will be side-lined, with treatment options still being considered. Asked if Simmons would miss the rest of the season, Philadelphia coach Brett Brown said, "Some of the information is fluid.
If you have any comments or questions, reach me on Twitter @Bartilottajoel Slate Overview OKC/MEM: The Thunder enter this matchup as a 4.5-point favorite, with a total sitting at 225. SAC/BKN: Sacramento comes in as a 4.5-point favorite and that could rise if Brooklyn is missing more players. The total hasn't been released yet but it should be around 230.
If you're looking for solid center production at a reasonable price, Mike Barner suggests Thomas Bryant against the Pelicans.