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Brett Brown is confident about the chances of the Philadelphia 76ers in the playoffs, despite Ben Simmons’ injury.

Simmons will miss the remainder of the season, after undergoing knee surgery a few days ago.

However, the head coach of the Sixers remains optimistic ahead of the first-round playoff clash with the Boston Celtics.

“We still have enough depth to still do things in the playoffs,” Brown told reporters, via Brandon “Scoop B” Robinson of

Simmons averaged 16.4 points, 7.8 rebounds and a team-high 8.0 assists in 35.4 minutes per game for the Sixers this season.