During the 2nd quarter of the Sixers’ Wednesday night matchup against the Utah Jazz, Ben Simmons left the game and headed to the locker room. Serena Winters of NBC Sports Philadelphia first reported that Ben was holding his shoulder as he exited for the locker room. Not too long after that, Winters followed up with just before halftime reporting that Simmons would not return to the game with a shoulder injury.
Injury Update:— Philadelphia 76ers (@sixers) November 7, 2019
Ben Simmons - right shoulder soreness
Will not return.
No word yet on the nature or severity of the injury.
Update: Serena Winters is reporting that Simmons has a minor sprain of the AC joint in his right shoulder:
Ben Simmons has a minor sprain of the AC joint in his right shoulder. He will be reevaluated tomorrow in Denver.— Serena Winters (@SerenaWinters) November 7, 2019