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Jamir Moultrie, a Class of 2017 point guard out of District Heights (MD) Bishop McNamara, has added a planned official visit to Georgetown for later this month and is targeting a late-October decision.
“Georgetown’s message was basically Coach [John] Thompson [III] was impressed with Jamir’s ability to convert into more of a set-up point guard, get guys involved,” his father Jeran Moultrie said by phone. “He saw him a few times his freshman and sophomore year and at that time he was a big-time scorer but he was always just questioning to see if in addition to getting his own buckets, he could create for others.
Ben Simmons has a broken bone in his right foot and the No. 1 overall pick could miss up to 8 weeks, according to initial reports.
That would put his return in late November.
Simmons was injured Friday during the final training camp scrimmage at Stockton University in New Jersey. The Sixers said Simmons rolled an ankle, and X-rays and an MRI revealed a fractured fifth metatarsal bone.
The Australian forward played at LSU last season. He missed time early during his stay with the Tigers while waiting for an ankle injury to heal, and also left an NBA Summer League contest in July after suffering cramps in both legs.