Ben Simmons shines with season-high 22 points in win over Grizzlies

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New York Daily News

NEW YORK — First Ben Simmons forced the miss at the rim. Next he grabbed the defensive rebound and pushed the ball up court. Then he rifled a pass to the right corner to a wide-open Yuta Watanabe, who drilled a corner triple. Timeout, Grizzlies. Simmons started celebrating after a game-swinging play. What was supposed to be a homecoming of sorts for Kyrie Irving, who played for the first time after serving an eight-game suspension for conduct detrimental to the team, quickly became the “Ben10″ show — and the Nets pulled away from a short handed Memphis Grizzlies team to secure their second str…

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