The sports world on Friday night was centered on US women. Where tennis legend Serena Williams was playing in her last game. She has had an amazing career and everybody wanted to see what she would do in Queens.
Brooklyn Nets All-Star Ben Simmons was there for Williams’ final tennis game and was featured on the jumbotron at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Considering it’s New York, Many might think he would get love and cheers from New York sports fans.
Instead, Simmons got a lot of boos and just smiled at them as he heard them. The former Philadelphia 76ers star has listened to everything so far in her NBA career.
Simmons missed the entire 2021-22 season because of a first hurdle with the Sixers to try to force a trade and then a back injury while he was with the Nets.
The 3-time All-Star recently told Stephen A. Smith that he’s back and ready to play for Brooklyn. So it will be intriguing to see you in the same lineup next to Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving.
Speaking of Simmons, he and his fiancée Maya Jama broke off their engagement, according to The New York Post.
The Nets star and UK TV personality have been unable to make their relationship work due to their busy and long-distance schedules.
“It’s been a difficult time for them,” a source close to the couple told The Post. “While they both care for each other so much, they truly gave it their all and realize that they just come from two different worlds. They now understand they don’t have the time they thought to dedicate to this relationship.”
“After many long nights and hours of heartfelt talks, they finally realized as much as they love each other, their nonstop careers and endless travel have made it incredibly impossible to make it work, the source said.