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Eastern Notes: Simmons, Nets’ Rotation, Heat, Trade Deadline


Former All-Star Guard and Ben Simmons scheduled to return this season, John Schuman on find out how he fits Net.Brooklyn got Simmons signs with Sixers James Harden Although he didn’t play last season, he didn’t play due to mental and physical health issues.

Nets likely to consider starting Kyrie Irving, Seth Curry, Kevin Durant When Nicholas CraxtonThat puts 6’11” Simmons at power forward, playing between Durant and Claxton. His defensive versatility and passing allows him to play a role similar to his one. draymond green In particular, he has the best shooters in the league (Irving, Curry, Durant, Joe Harris When Patty Mills) around him.

However, green can spread the floor. He’s not a great three-point shooter in him, but the enemy defense respects him enough. Simmons, on the other hand, has only made five successful 3-pointers in his career so far. It will be important for Brooklyn to play in transition this season. The team will likely use Simmons for the dunker spot and play him on the ball, but it is also possible that he will play a few minutes at center.

Here are some other notes from Touhou:

  • Brian Lewis of the New York Post project Net‘ rotate. As I said before, Brooklyn has the flexibility to play Simmons on 4 or 5. The team also has weapons such as Mills and Harris, Lois O’Neal When TJ Warren.
  • heat Legend Tim Hardaway defended Kyle Lowry In response to allegations that he weighed too much this season, Written by Ira Winderman of Sun Sentinel. Lowry managed an injury during the playoffs that limited his potential and effectiveness, but still managed to have a respectable season.
  • In his latest ‘Ask Ira’ mailbagIra Winderman, heat It may become active before this year’s trading deadline.heat president Pat Riley Known for being open to making big changes, Miami decided to put up with it this offseason (except losing) PJ Tucker to Philadelphia). Miami has multiple undersized options at power forward, so it’s no surprise to see the team making the trade.

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