Sixers injury update: Al Horford out, while Simmons likely to play

Ben Simmons
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Based on the information of Keith Pompey (of the Philadelphia Inquirer, Ben Simmons is probable (minor upper respiratory illness) and Al Horford is out (left knee soreness) for the Sixers’ game against the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday evening.

Pompey marks that Horford is “likely” to play in the important match against the Boston Celtics on Saturday, which should ease concerns that Horford is dealing with anything serious.