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NBA - US Sports: Nash guarded on Simmons availability

Brooklyn Nets coach Steve Nash says it is possible that Ben Simmons could make his long-awaited debut in Game 4 of their first round playoff series against Boston Celtics on Monday.

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Boston lead the way

The Celtics lead the series 3-0 and Monday's game may well be the Nets final of the campaign, but it could also be Simmons' first.

The All-Star sat out the first half of the campaign as he was pushing for a move away from Philadelphia 76ers then arrived at Brooklyn lacking match fitness. 

It has since been revealed that Simmons has been struggling with a herniated disc in his back but the Australian went through a third high-intensity contact workout on Saturday and could now make his first appearance for the Nets on Monday.

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Nash coy on Simmons

Reports indicate the 25-year-old is keen to feature against the Celtics as the Nets attempt to avoid a series sweep but Nash remained noncommittal when asked about the guard.

"I think it's possible [for Simmons to play]. But I'm not sure," said Nash, via the New York Post. "It's not a normal return to play being out nine months and being injured as long as he has been. At the back end of this, it's been about two months or more.

"It's not just he got through three workouts and he's ready to play. There's a bigger picture, bigger context to how he's feeling, and how he'd be able to adapt to the environment. There are a few factors that play here to evaluate when he's ready to play."

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