Ben Simmons has been recognized with a herniated disk in his again.
The Brooklyn Nets stay optimistic that Nash will play sooner or later this season, however time is rapidly operating out.
Simmons had an epidural final week to alleviate some strain in his again.
“He is had this a pair years in the past, so he is had [herniated disks] all through his profession at some factors,” Steve Nash mentioned. “And I assume there was a flare-up. I am unsure once they acknowledged it was past a again flare-up and a herniated disc or what not, however someplace alongside the road there, that was the rationale for the epidural.”
Nash mentioned final week that Simmons had an MRI on his again in order that the group might work out what should be blamed for the discomfort.
“I’ve had the identical points,” Nash mentioned. “However they’re all actually distinctive and completely different, so it is actually onerous for me to form of share my experiences with it as a result of my again was completely completely different. You simply by no means know. You by no means know the way it responds. You are feeling nice and switch a nook and the following week or so or it could possibly be a longer-term factor, so we simply should be affected person and see how he goes.”