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Yahoo's Vincent Goodwill: Real reason behind Ben Simmons' late scratch

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Yahoo's Vincent Goodwill: Real reason behind Ben Simmons' late scratch 

Post#1 » by jbent87 » Tue Jan 12, 2021 2:52 pm

Spike just posted this... take it as you will. Simmons apparently got an Uber back to Philly from NY when the team was supposed to stay there in quarantine.

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Re: Yahoo's Vincent Goodwill: Real reason behind Ben Simmons' late scratch 

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Post#3 » by 76ciology » Tue Jan 12, 2021 4:10 pm

I believe this restriction is tiring out the players.

Its not just Ben. Kyrie was reportedly out celebrating his sister and his dad’s birthday.
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Re: Yahoo's Vincent Goodwill: Real reason behind Ben Simmons' late scratch 

Post#4 » by jbent87 » Tue Jan 12, 2021 5:01 pm

76ciology wrote:I believe this restriction is tiring out the players.

Its not just Ben. Kyrie was reportedly out celebrating his sister and his dad’s birthday.


Kyrie is a creep though, with a reputation of insubordination and being a pain in the ass, for lack of a better description.

Ben is slowly becoming the same kind of player, seemingly.
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Re: Yahoo's Vincent Goodwill: Real reason behind Ben Simmons' late scratch 

Post#5 » by Iverson Armband » Tue Jan 12, 2021 5:40 pm

He isn’t good enough to be pulling these type of stunts. Get Harden.
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Post#6 » by XtremeDunkz » Tue Jan 12, 2021 6:08 pm

Like I said from the start. Injury was BS. It's the teams fault they are in this position playing undermaned.

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Post#7 » by XtremeDunkz » Tue Jan 12, 2021 6:09 pm

76ciology wrote:I believe this restriction is tiring out the players.

Its not just Ben. Kyrie was reportedly out celebrating his sister and his dad’s birthday.
Restrictions are tiring me out too, and I don't have millions of reasons to obey them, but I still do. Enough babying these guys.

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Re: Yahoo's Vincent Goodwill: Real reason behind Ben Simmons' late scratch 

Post#8 » by 76ciology » Tue Jan 12, 2021 6:26 pm

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76ciology wrote:I believe this restriction is tiring out the players.

Its not just Ben. Kyrie was reportedly out celebrating his sister and his dad’s birthday.
Restrictions are tiring me out too, and I don't have millions of reasons to obey them, but I still do. Enough babying these guys.

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So i listened to the Chris Haynes podcast where they got this report. Sounds to me some players think the league started too soon, not to their liking, after trying to make money for those Christmas games.

Im with u in that we should stop babying these guys. Atleast do it for the team.

P.S. i hate this restriction/lockdown SO BAD.
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Re: Yahoo's Vincent Goodwill: Real reason behind Ben Simmons' late scratch 

Post#9 » by blargh » Tue Jan 12, 2021 10:04 pm

I’m struggling to understand the logic behind this report. If he misses the Denver game because of quarantine, why did he miss last night’s game, and then is probable for tonight’s game?
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Re: Yahoo's Vincent Goodwill: Real reason behind Ben Simmons' late scratch 

Post#10 » by Bum Adebayo » Tue Jan 12, 2021 10:16 pm

Can't wait to trade this primadonna, good riddance.
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Re: Yahoo's Vincent Goodwill: Real reason behind Ben Simmons' late scratch 

Post#11 » by stormi » Tue Jan 12, 2021 10:42 pm

Was out at literally the first word of this thread
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Re: Yahoo's Vincent Goodwill: Real reason behind Ben Simmons' late scratch 

Post#12 » by Stanford » Tue Jan 12, 2021 10:44 pm

stormi wrote:Was out at literally the first word of this thread


Not his reporting. Calm down.
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Re: Yahoo's Vincent Goodwill: Real reason behind Ben Simmons' late scratch 

Post#13 » by stormi » Tue Jan 12, 2021 10:46 pm

Stanford wrote:
stormi wrote:Was out at literally the first word of this thread


Not his reporting. Calm down.


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Re: Yahoo's Vincent Goodwill: Real reason behind Ben Simmons' late scratch 

Post#14 » by Stanford » Tue Jan 12, 2021 10:49 pm

stormi wrote:
Stanford wrote:
stormi wrote:Was out at literally the first word of this thread


Not his reporting. Calm down.


Don't care. Still out, don't quote me back in


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Re: Yahoo's Vincent Goodwill: Real reason behind Ben Simmons' late scratch 

Post#15 » by stormi » Tue Jan 12, 2021 10:49 pm

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