In the wake of Ben Simmons dominating a pickup game Monday night in his native Australia, some folks wondered if the 76ers had told Simmons he could participate in such a contest beforehand. An NBA source said Tuesday that Simmons “has been cleared to resume full basketball activity for some time.” Simmons, who missed his NBA rookie season due to a fractured right foot, scored 34 points Monday, including 17 in the fourth quarter.
Michael Grange: Lowry (ankle) did a light workout just after 4; in some pain but view is he is going to try to play in G3 vs. Cavs, nothing official yet.
Bill Doyle: Brooks said Morris’s sprained ankle doesn’t look good, but he’s not sure on his availability for Game 2.
Seth Curry isn’t overly concerned about his left shoulder injury which forced him to sit out eight of this season’s final 10 games. However, Curry didn’t rule out the possibility of surgery being used to rectify the situation. “It still is a possibility, but I don’t think it’s necessary at this point,” Curry said of surgery. “I think I’m going to rehab and get it stronger, get it better. “I feel pretty good right now.”