He does not have a set timetable. He will make his debut, but hopes to be available to play by March 10, when Brooklyn visits his former team. .
Simmons spoke with the Nets Tuesday about his future and his departure from the 76ers. This was five days after Simmons' blockbuster trade, which sent the three-time All-Star from Philadelphia from Brooklyn to Brooklyn..
Simmons acknowledged that he didn't have a “date yet” for when the Nets will be playing him, but he said that he is “starting to ramp up” in order to get into game-playing form.
Simmons resigned from the Sixers' training camps last fall after he asked to be traded. Simmons has not played this season because of his mental health.
Two games remain for the Nets: Wednesday's home game against the Philadelphia 76ers.A road game against the following day was followed. — Prior to the All-Star break. Brooklyn will resume play on February 24th, after the All-Star break. Brooklyn will host a home match against the .
Simmons thanked his Sixers team and fans for their support over his six-plus years in Philadelphia, but did not give any details about the decline in his relationship with the Sixers. He was drafted No. 1 in the 2016 NBA draft. He stated that he spoke to Doc Rivers, Sixers general manager Elton Brand, and the forwardStar center has not spoken to him since the trade .
Simmons said that he is excited to work with Brooklyn's newest partners.And According to him, the star trio is “going to be frightening.”