Nets’ Simmons preps for hostile return in 1st game in Philly


              Brooklyn Nets guard Ben Simmons (10) closes his eyes during the national anthem before an NBA basketball game against the Sacramento Kings in Sacramento, Calif., Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. (AP Photo/José Luis Villegas)
            
              Brooklyn Nets guard Ben Simmons (10) makes a spin move in the key in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Sacramento Kings in Sacramento, Calif., Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. The Kings won 153-121. (AP Photo/José Luis Villegas)
            Memphis Grizzlies forward Jake LaRavia, left, dribbles against Brooklyn Nets forward Ben Simmons (10) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez) Brooklyn Nets guard Ben Simmons, left, shoots over Memphis Grizzlies center Steven Adams (4) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez) Brooklyn Nets guard Ben Simmons, left, shoots over Portland Trail Blazers forward Drew Eubanks during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer)