How the Nets are adjusting without Ben Simmons: ‘It’s two different teams’

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NEW YORK — The Nets know they can’t replace Ben Simmons, their uniquely talented point guard whose latest back injury will be re-evaluated next week. No one else on the roster is 6-10 with elite vision and an ability to push the tempo and find open shooters before opposing defenses can set up. But the Nets expect to compete without Simmons in the lineup, even if it means adjusting how they play until their floor general is able to return. “It’s two different teams,” coach Jacque Vaughn said before Tuesday’s game, shortly after the Nets announced Simmons was diagnosed with a nerve impingement i…

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