Would 76ers swap Simmons for Doncic if they could?

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Would 76ers swap Simmons for Doncic if they could?

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Would 76ers swap Simmons for Doncic if they could? 

Post#1 » by stoo » Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:46 am

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Re: Would 76ers swap Simmons for Doncic if they could? 

Post#2 » by CumberlandPosey » Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:48 am

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Re: Would 76ers swap Simmons for Doncic if they could? 

Post#3 » by Dominater » Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:49 am

This would be more suited for T&T board mate.

But to answer the question, Dallas would be nuts to offer that. Doncic is just as good a prospect, and is much cheaper for the next few years
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Re: Would 76ers swap Simmons for Doncic if they could? 

Post#4 » by BloodNinja » Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:54 am

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Re: Would 76ers swap Simmons for Doncic if they could? 

Post#5 » by TheNG » Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:55 am

Not only they would swap Simmons for Doncic, they would probably also swap Embiid for Doncic.
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Post#6 » by Sulico » Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:56 am

Or both? How does that work?
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Re: Would 76ers swap Simmons for Doncic if they could? 

Post#7 » by gh123 » Mon Aug 12, 2019 9:16 am

Doncic is younger, cheaper and a better player with a whole continent full of fans.
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Re: Would 76ers swap Simmons for Doncic if they could? 

Post#8 » by reflex35 » Mon Aug 12, 2019 9:21 am

Yes and that would be a a quick decision. No doubts about that.
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Re: Would 76ers swap Simmons for Doncic if they could? 

Post#9 » by Dr Spaceman » Mon Aug 12, 2019 9:27 am

I don’t know if they would but they sure should.
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Re: Would 76ers swap Simmons for Doncic if they could? 

Post#10 » by nurseryc » Mon Aug 12, 2019 9:30 am

Hell no, other than shooting beyond the keyway, Simmons is better than Doncic at close to everything.
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Re: Would 76ers swap Simmons for Doncic if they could? 

Post#11 » by Ferulci » Mon Aug 12, 2019 9:34 am

Younger player, with more potential and several years before an extension. Even more important, he's about the perfect fit next to Embiid. Also, you can argue that Doncic is already better than Simmons.
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Re: Would 76ers swap Simmons for Doncic if they could? 

Post#12 » by THE J0KER » Mon Aug 12, 2019 9:43 am

The big advantage of Simmons is that he is a point guard tall as a power forward, but once you create Embiid-Horford-Harris frontcourt lineup that is not so important, and after all, Luka is also tall for PG standards. This is a no-brainer, with Doncic able to play next two seasons under a rookie contract. Sixers should offer Simmons for Kemba or Fox if Celtics and Kings want to add some interesting 6th man option in Philadelphia (Bogdanovic?) or 2020 1st round pick.
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Re: Would 76ers swap Simmons for Doncic if they could? 

Post#13 » by nurseryc » Mon Aug 12, 2019 9:48 am

THE J0KER wrote:The big advantage of Simmons is that he is a point guard tall as a power forward, but once you create Embiid-Horford-Harris frontcourt lineup that is not so important, and after all, Luka is also tall for PG standards. This is a no-brainer, with Doncic able to play next two seasons under a rookie contract. Sixers should offer Simmons for Kemba or Fox if Celtics and Kings want to add some interesting 6th man option in Philadelphia (Bogdanovic?) or 2020 1st round pick.


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Re: Would 76ers swap Simmons for Doncic if they could? 

Post#14 » by Swish1906 » Mon Aug 12, 2019 9:53 am

Or if Luka comes back with a LeBron body. Same chances
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Re: Would 76ers swap Simmons for Doncic if they could? 

Post#15 » by knicksh20b » Mon Aug 12, 2019 10:04 am

TheNG wrote:Not only they would swap Simmons for Doncic, they would probably also swap Embiid for Doncic.


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Re: Would 76ers swap Simmons for Doncic if they could? 

Post#16 » by Tomjas » Mon Aug 12, 2019 10:08 am

Dallas would need to throw in Cuban’s net worth

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Re: Would 76ers swap Simmons for Doncic if they could? 

Post#17 » by SlovenianDragon » Mon Aug 12, 2019 10:15 am

We get it...Doncic is good. But its everyday with this stuff...

Tomorrow is going to be would the Lakers have made the playoffs with Doncic instead of LBJ?

Or how much better would GS have been with Doncic instead of Curry?

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Re: Would 76ers swap Simmons for Doncic if they could? 

Post#18 » by VDT » Mon Aug 12, 2019 11:24 am

I am no big fun of Simmons and Doncic is possibly the better fit for the Sixers but Doncic has become a bit overrated here. Was his rookie season better than Simmons? i am not so sure. Being a high usage player in a lottery team is not some legendary accomplishment, although it is still impressive for a rookie.

People keep mentioning Simmons shooting but Doncic's athleticism is not going to magically improve either, so its not only Simmons that has certain limitations in his game. Furthermore 3 point shooting is an important skill for everyone to have but it is much more important for the roleplayers that play off ball than the on ball players (unless they are able to shoot 3s off the dribble with a defender on them). A large part of the criticism Simmons faces comes from the fact that he plays with a better player in Embiid so his lack of shooting is emphasized more. If he were the best player on the team with the corresponding usage, i have a feeling that people would hold a much more favorable view of Simmons, probably more favorable than Doncic.
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Re: Would 76ers swap Simmons for Doncic if they could? 

Post#19 » by knuckles862 » Mon Aug 12, 2019 11:27 am

Why are we repeating this thread again? We just had this same topic a month ago and a few other topics about Simmons that's on repeat I get it everyone dislikes Simmons on the gb give it a rest :banghead:
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Re: Would 76ers swap Simmons for Doncic if they could? 

Post#20 » by LloydFree » Mon Aug 12, 2019 11:29 am

These Doncic fans better learn to crawl before they walk. Worry about whether Dallas would swap Doncic for Trae Young.
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