Ben Simmons to continue coming off bench for Nets

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NEW YORK — Starting Nets center Nic Claxton joked that his shooting 3-pointers could provide the spacing needed to play more minutes together with Ben Simmons. That, however, isn’t a viable option, no matter how eager Claxton, a career 15% 3-point shooter, is to let them fly. “I wanna shoot [them],” he said. For now, Nets head coach Jacque Vaughn said Simmons will continue to come off the bench as he works his way through offseason back surgery and a swollen knee that he had fluid drained from last week. The Nets have staggered the minutes Claxton and Simmons play. They have found success in t…

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