NBA fans were hoping Nets guard Ben Simmons would finally make his season debut on Monday in a must-win Game 4 against Boston. Unfortunately for the Nets, Simmons has delayed his debut due to a sore back. Some of the reactions on NBA Twitter are priceless.
Here are the best tweets:
ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski broke the news that set NBA Twitter alight.
NBA legend Reggie Miller didn’t hold back upon hearing the news.
There was initially hope that Simmons would make history but alas.
Stephen A. Smith made it clear what he thought about Simmons.
Watch him sound off about the whole debacle.
Minnesota’s playoff protestors have seen more court time than Simmons.
It’s definitely convenient timing for Simmons considering the Nets are facing a do-or-die Game 4.
Former Celtics big man Kendrick Perkins feels Simmons is done for the season.
Maybe Simmons figured suiting up wasn’t worth his trouble.
At least he’ll have more time for Call of Duty.
Nets head coach Steve Nash must surely be frustrated.
Sixers fans chimed in on the situation.
They can’t believe they managed to get Harden in exchange for Simmons.
It’s time Nets fans stop using James Harden as a scapegoat.
On the bright side we’ll get to see more of Simmons’ interesting outfit choices.
Is Simmons living the dream? Hard to argue he isn’t.
At least it won’t be difficult to spot him for the rest of the series.