Ben Simmons had widely been expected to return in Game 4 for quite some time. So when Brooklyn got down to Boston 3-0 and Simmons complained his back soreness had returned, the internet absolutely lost its god damn mind.
Here are the best viral reactions from around the Twittersphere:
Ben Simmons miss Kendall Jenner that much that he tryna look like Devin Booker? pic.twitter.com/aCVKYm9tMz
— Aidan Doc🧸 (@AidanDoc_) April 23, 2022
Ben Simmons watching Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving get blitzed by the Celtics. pic.twitter.com/auLKKqzbTK
— DrewTheDream236 (@UncleDew23) April 21, 2022
Ben Simmons the first nigga in NBA history to miss games with vaginal irritation
— 💔 (@killmesIime) April 24, 2022
Enough is Enough with Ben Simmons! pic.twitter.com/y3WAlVVk3x
— Stephen A Smith (@stephenasmith) April 24, 2022
Ben Simmons in an elimination game pic.twitter.com/J9SIm7Ezix
— Barstool Sports (@barstoolsports) April 24, 2022
Ben Simmons now targeting Game 7 or Game 8. Details to come.
— Bill Simmons (@BillSimmons) April 24, 2022
Ben Simmons saw what Tatum did to KD in game 3 and asked for a doctor’s note, that’s insane.
— Ahmed🇸🇴/It’s Almost Dry is a classic (@big_business_) April 24, 2022
Seth & Drummond fighting for their playoff lives while Ben Simmons dresses up like Willy Wonka pic.twitter.com/bcRDAmpMy3
— dean 🦂 (@DeanScorpion_) April 24, 2022
Ben Simmons Net Career In A Nutshell pic.twitter.com/0DD4pbkLJT
— No Strayz (@NOSTRAYZ) April 24, 2022
Ben Simmons is literally this meme 😭 pic.twitter.com/VleAF0vNWY
— Guru (@DrGuru_) April 24, 2022
Spent more time on an NBA floor than Ben Simmons this season. pic.twitter.com/SCx5fC4yvl
— Ben Anderson (@BensHoops) April 24, 2022
Ben Simmons re: Game 4 pic.twitter.com/f7kf9ZCYsW
— rye🦋 (@ryescaf) April 24, 2022
Nash: Alright Ben, You’re up!
— Hoodie 𝕁𝔸 👑 (@RamadanKYRlE) April 24, 2022
Ben Simmons teasing his return for the 10456th time pic.twitter.com/2T9bOB79pu
— NBA Memes (@NBAMemes) April 24, 2022
“We’d like you to come play some professional basketball”
Ben Simmons: pic.twitter.com/rJtkbr4uU5
— NOTSportsCenter (@NOTSportsCenter) April 24, 2022