76ers' Simmons exiting bubble to undergo knee surgery
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Philadelphia 76ers star point guard Ben Simmons will undergo surgery to remove a loose body in his left knee, the team announced Saturday, according to The Associated Press' Tim Reynolds.

Simmons will exit the bubble for the surgery. A timetable for his return will likely be set following the procedure, according to Reynolds.

The Australian is unlikely to play again this season unless the Sixers makes a deep playoff run, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

Simmons was initially ruled out indefinitely by the team after sustaining a subluxation of his left kneecap. He appeared to suffer the injury while securing a rebound during Wednesday's win over the Washington Wizards.

The 24-year-old is averaging 16.4 points, eight assists, and 7.8 rebounds in 57 games this season.

76ers' Simmons exiting bubble to undergo knee surgery
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