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You Probably Won't See Ben Simmons Play This Season

The Philadelphia 76ers confirmed this afternoon that Ben Simmons’ foot injury was a Jones fracture. This was the most-feared scenario for the rookie, not only because the history of big men with foot problems is not full of happy endings, but because a Jones fracture in particular is a tricky injury. It’s the same injury that held Kevin Durant out for most of the 2014-15 season, and it comes with a higher risk of re-injury than other such fractures due to poor blood supply to that part of the foot.
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