But the missed final in April followed him all the way to August, when rumours emerged that teammates had messaged Simmons in a WhatsApp group saying they needed him to play that game, and that Simmons left the group, ghosting his peers. “Let me show you that,” he says, opening his phone and presenting for inspection the chat that he was supposed to have quit. “Look, nothing there. People had been leaving the group for a month. No one was even talking in it anyway. That’s just part of the bullshit.”
December 6, 2022 | 6:56 pm EST Update
Anthony Slater: Steph Curry, Draymond Green and Andrew Wiggins will all miss tomorrow’s Warriors’ game in Utah. Curry left ankle soreness, Green left hip tightness, Wiggins right adductor strain. James Wiseman is with team and available.
Cleveland Cavaliers All-Star center Jarrett Allen is back. Sources tell cleveland.com that Allen, who has missed the last five games with a lower back contusion, will return to the lineup Tuesday night. Allen will be back in the starting lineup, hoping to slow down Los Angeles Lakers star Anthony Davis. The four other starters — Darius Garland, Donovan Mitchell, Lamar Stevens and Evan Mobley — will remain the same, sources say.
Brady Hawk: Erik Spoelstra on Victor Oladipo: “Vic is warming up and doing everything with the intent to play tonight.” “He’s really excited about it.” Spo didn’t say minute restriction, but he’s not going to play a TON It’ll be a ramp up process
Tony Jones: Mike Conley is upgraded to questionable for tomorrow night against the Golden State Warriors Rudy Gay is not on the injury report, which suggests he’s good to go. He told media on Monday his intent is to return Wednesday night