Ben Simmons Dealing With Shoulder Injury, Will Not Return for Sixers Vs. Jazz

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Updated: 10:56 p.m.

The Sixers got Joel Embiid back, but their other All-Star was forced to leave the game against the Jazz Wednesday.

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Ben Simmons is dealing with a minor sprain in the AC joint in his right shoulder and did not return to the game in Utah. He'll be re-evaluated Thursday in Denver. The injury appeared to occur with 11:04 remaining in the first. Simmons was jumping for a loose ball and was bumped which caused him to land awkwardly on his back.

Simmons attempted to come back into the game in the second quarter, but then was subbed out shortly after and had to go back to the locker room.

In his place, Raul Neto is saw extended time against his former team and had 11 points, four assists and three steals in 30 minutes.

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