Ben Simmons kicked out of practice in latest team-related lowlight

As if this debacle with the Philadelphia 76ers and then Simmons couldn’t get any more ridiculous Ben Simmons was thrown out of the 76ers practice on Tuesday. Apparently Coach doc Rivers ask Simmons to participate in in a defensive drill and he refused doc asked him again and he refused and then duck basically told him he needs to go home so if that point Simmons left the practice. Frankly the fact that Simmons is still on the Sixers roster At this juncture is a living embodiment of a worst-case…

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Sources: Ben Simmons could rejoin Sixers this week

Been Simmons could be back in Philadelphia sooner than it was assumed and not as a visiting player. According to a report from ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, talks have progressed between the team and Simmons’ agent Rich Paul that could potentially have the disgruntled star back with the team as soon as this week. Simmons time in the City of Brotherly seemed to be on the clock since the David Copperfield he pulled in conference semifinals against the Atlanta Hawks. Following the series, Simmons was subsequently and unceremoniously chucked completely under…

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Timberwolves quite interested in Ben Simmons

From Timothy Rapp of B\R One of the storylines of the NBA offseason this summer will be the future of Ben Simmons in Philadelphia and whether the Sixers will trade him. If they do put him on the market, one team to keep an eye on is the Minnesota Timberwolves, according to Darren Wolfson of 5 Eyewitness News in Minneapolis: “I texted with someone that knows Ben Simmons incredibly well that has working knowledge of all things NBA. My text the other day said … ‘how badly do the Wolves…

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Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid out of All-Star Game

from the NBA: NEW YORK — Prior to traveling to Atlanta, Philadelphia’s Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons had contact with an individual who is confirmed today to have tested positive for the coronavirus.  As a result, Embiid (Team Durant) and Simmons (Team LeBron) will not play in tonight’s NBA All-Star Game. Participation for other All-Stars and members of the 76ers coaching staff in Atlanta is not affected because they were not exposed to the individual in Philadelphia.

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Ben Simmons out against the Bulls

According to Cassidy Hubbarth of ESPN, Philadelphia Sixers point forward Ben Simmons will miss the team’s Friday night matchup with the Chicago Bulls due to an illness ( we don’t think COVID-19). This is the second straight game Simmons has missed.

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Ben Simmons agrees to max contract with the Sixers

Ben Simmons and the Philadelphia 76ers have agreed on a five-year, $170 million dollar maximum contract. The deal was confirmed to The Athletic’s Shams Charania by SImmons’ agent Rich Paul. After missing his first year, Simmons have shown to be an impactful player, winning Rookie-of-the-Year in 2017-18 and then building on that by making his first All-Star team in 2018-19, where he averaged 16.9 points, 8.8 rebounds and 7.7 assists per game. However the glaring hole in his game, his either inability or refusal to take and make any jump…

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Ben Simmons inks deal with Nike

The projected number 1 pick in the upcoming NBA draft, Ben Simmons announced today that he has signed an endorsement deal with Nike. He broke the news on the Twitter feed of Uninterrupted, LeBron James’ multimedia website. Simmons is also represented by Rich Paul who represents James as well. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed. UNINTERRUPTED Exclusive: @BenSimmons25 announces he will be part of the @Nike family.https://t.co/l5B7Xq3uvB — UNINTERRUPTED (@uninterrupted) June 7, 2016

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US team falls to World Select Squad at 2015 Nike Hoop Summit

The World Select Team, led by 30 points from Canada’s Jamal Murray, defeated the USA 103-101 at the Nike Hoop Summit in Portland, Oregon, the third time since 2012 that they have won the prestigious event. Read the rest here.

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