Tag: Ben Simmons

Philadelphia 76ers point guard Ben Simmons during practice. (Image: Jesse D. Garrabrant/Getty)

Sixers Suspend Sullen Ben Simmons After Practice Spat

In today’s latest Ben Simmons drama, the Philadelphia 76ers’ disgruntled point guard was kicked out of practice by head coach Doc Simmons for refusing to participate in a workout session, and as a result of the incident, the Sixers suspended Simmons for one game. Simmons won’t suit up for the […]

Ben Simmons from the Philadelphia 76ers drives the lane against Steph Curry of the Golden State Warriors, but team owner Joe Lacob dismissed any Simmons trade rumors. (Image: Getty)

Ben Simmons to Skip Training Camp, 76ers Still Slow to Trade Him

The Ben Simmons trade drama with the Philadelphia 76ers continues, with Simmons indicating he’ll miss training camp in an effort to force a trade. Meanwhile, the 76ers have been unable to find a trade that serves them well because if they could have dumped Simmons, they would have done so […]

Ben Simmons from the Philadelphia 76ers defends Malcolm Brogdon from the Indiana Pacers during the regular season at Wells Fargo Center in Philly. (Image: Getty)

NBA Rumors: Indiana Pacers Interested in a Ben Simmons Trade

The Indiana Pacers reportedly offered to trade Malcolm Brogdon and a first-round pick in the upcoming NBA Draft to the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for Ben Simmons. The 76ers either rejected the trade with the Pacers because they intend to keep Simmons, or they want to try to extract more […]

Ben Simmons of the Philadelphia 76ers is the subject of heavy trade rumors, including the LA Lakers, after a disappointing run during the 2021 NBA Playoffs. (Image: AP)

Ben Simmons Buys $17.5 Million House in LA, Lakers Trade Rumors Begin

Ben Simmons from the Philadelphia 76ers reportedly plunked down $17.5 million to buy a swanky house in the tony enclave of Hidden Hills in Los Angeles, which is currently fueling a tsunami of trade rumors involving the LA Lakers. Simmons played like crap in the postseason, especially during the Eastern […]

Ben Simmons of the Philadelphia 76ers struggled offensively in the postseason, which is why the team is open to trade offers while he works on his shooting deficiencies in the offseason. (Image: Getty)

NBA Rumors: Will the Philadelphia 76ers Trade Ben Simmons to Portland Trail Blazers?

After a disappointing postseason, especially during the Eastern Conference Semifinals, the Philadelphia 76ers are exploring trade options for their point guard Ben Simmons, which includes the Portland Trail Blazers, Chicago Bulls, and Golden State Warriors. Simmons became a liability in the fourth quarter for his atrocious free-throw shooting and unwillingness […]

Rudy Gobert, the favorite to win the NBA DPOY, pulls down a rebound for the Utah Jazz against the LA Clippers. (Image: Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

NBA DPOY Betting: Rudy Gobert, Myles Turner, or Ben Simmons

Who’s the best defender in the NBA this season? With Anthony Davis sidelined due to a calf strain, Rudy Gobert (Utah Jazz) is the favorite to win the DPOY at -200 odds. Myles Turner (Indiana Pacers) and Ben Simmons (Philadelphia 76ers) are also among the top betting favorites to win […]

Philadelphia 76ers point guard Ben Simmons during a game against the Boston Celtics. (Image: Porter Lambert/Getty)

Philly 76ers Lose Ben Simmons for Two Weeks (Lower Back)

Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons will miss the next two weeks with a lower back injury. Simmons is experiencing numbness due to a nerve impingement, and the Sixers will evaluate his status in two weeks. If Simmons responds to rest and treatment, he’ll suit back up. There’s a loose timetable […]