PHILADELPHIA -- Ben Simmons took a spot in the Philadelphia 76ers locker room instead of the starting lineup on opening night. Ecco Sneakers Heren Zwart .Simmons, the 2016 No. 1 overall draft pick, hoped to return at some point this season from a broken bone in his right foot and said he was never involved in any discussion about sitting out the season.Ill come back when Im ready, Simmons said.Simmons was expected to become the franchise player for a forlorn Sixers team coming off a 10-72 season. Simmons instead attended the season opener on Wednesday in street clothes and was set to watch the game against Oklahoma City from the locker room.Simmons was injured last month during a training camp scrimmage. The Australian forward played at LSU last season.As soon as I get out there, Id love to play, he said.Simmons injury was the latest blow to a franchise that has been beset in recent years by injuries to their players. Joel Embiid was set to make his regular-season debut two years after he was the No. 3 overall pick of the 2014 draft. Embiid sat out with right foot injuries and was expected to be limited to just 20 minutes against the Thunder.Nerlens Noel underwent recent surgery on his left knee and will miss at least another month. Jahlil Okafor, last seasons leading scorer and second-leading rebounder, is coming off knee surgery and would be limited to 12 to 14 minutes a game.Simmons said he would use the time off to work on his shooting.Ill have my first game eventually, he said. My time will come.Simmons became an instant fan favorite before he ever played a game and expectations were high that he was the cornerstone player that could eventually help turn the Sixers into playoff contenders. Simmons, the 6-foot-10, 250-pound forward out of LSU, was Philadelphias first No. 1 pick since they drafted Allen Iverson in 1996.Simmons, who grew up in Australia before moving to Florida for three years of high school at Montverde Academy, signed a $20 million sneaker deal with Nike before the draft.Im just ready to get back, he said. Im looking forward to just rehabbing every day and getting stronger. I want to be the best at what Im doing now and thats rehab. As long as I can do that, Ill think I can be fine. Heren ECCO Gortex Stitch Tie Schoenen 835203 Zwart .Y. - New York City has been selected to host the NBA All-Star weekend in 2015, with the game played at Madison Square Garden and the slam dunk contest and other skills events held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Ecco Outlet Nederland . The Islanders dealt Thomas Vanek to the Montreal Canadiens after less than a year on Long Island. Meanwhile, the Oilers dealt long-time sniper Ales hemsky to the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday for a fifth-round pick in 2014 and a third-rounder in 2015. http://www.eccowinkelnederland.com/ecco-...-maansteen.html . Bryzgalov stopped 25 shots on Saturday in the Oklahoma City Barons 4-1 victory over the Abbotsford Heat. The Oilers signed Bryzgalov to a one-year $2 million contract last Friday after shedding payroll by dealing defenceman Ladislav Smid to the Flames. LINCOLN, Neb. -- Nebraska coach Mike Riley has fired special teams coordinator Bruce Read.The Cornhuskers have underperformed on special teams all season, and Read has been a target of fan complaints because of his $450,000 annual salary. Riley announced Reads dismissal Sunday, effective immediately.Nebraska ranks 127th out of 128 FBS teams in net punting and has had three punts blocked. Nebraska is second-to-last in the Big Ten in opponent punt returns and 11th in opponent kick reeturns. ECCO Yucatan Sandalen Heren 069564-50034 Zwart MOLE Zwart. The Huskers also have been unable to get return man DeMornay Pierson-El many chances to run back punts. He returned three for touchdowns two years ago.Read has coached in the NFL and with Riley at Oregon State before joining him at Nebraska last season.---More AP college football: www.collegefootball.ap.org and www.twitter.com/AP-Top25 Cheap MLB Jerseys cheap jerseys Cheap Jerseys Free Shipping cheap nfl jerseys Cheap Jerseys USA China Jerseys Cheap NFL Authentic Jerseys Cheap Jerseys For Sale Cheap NFL Jerseys China Wholesale Jerseys Cheap NBA Jerseys ' ' '