Ben Simmons is "doubtful" to play for Australia in the upcoming FIBA World Cup, his agent Rich Paul told Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.

Simmons implied that he would play in the tournament earlier in May.

The Australian team will still feature Joe InglesAndrew BogutPatty Mills, and Aron Baynes. 

Australia are in Group H with Canada, Senegal, and Lithuania. Group play begins on August 31st.