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Australia HC says Ben Simmons was set to play in 2024 Olympics until season-ending injury happened

It appears that the Brooklyn Nets aren’t just the troubled ones around Ben Simmons as apparently, the Australian national basketball team endured a major blow as well in the franchise star’s recent basketball shutdown.

Australian Boomers head coach Brian Goorjian revealed that Simmons was gearing up to play for their forthcoming rally in the 2024 Paris Olympics until his back woes reappeared and sidelined him for the rest of the season.

“I really feel that he’s committed to Australia,” Goorjian told SEN 1170 Afternoons. “I thought he looked really motivated, this is like a new day, [but] everyone starts thinking, ‘Here goes Goorjian again,’ because I’ve been positive about this [international play of Simoons] the whole way through.