Simmons demands out and will not report

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Simmons demands out and will not report 

Post#1 » by phanman » Tue Aug 31, 2021 7:40 pm

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Re: Simmons demands out and will not report 

Post#2 » by Loaded_Hollows » Tue Aug 31, 2021 7:40 pm

Kinda messed up. He signed a contract.
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Re: Simmons demands out and will not report 

Post#3 » by rapstarter » Tue Aug 31, 2021 7:41 pm

Morey to ask for 4 first rounders instead of 5.
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Re: Simmons demands out and will not report 

Post#4 » by Dominater » Tue Aug 31, 2021 7:42 pm

What should happen but won't :

Simmons and Maxey for Lillard
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Simmons Wants Out 

Post#5 » by ANTETOKOUNBROS » Tue Aug 31, 2021 7:43 pm

He means business it looks like
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Re: Simmons demands out and will not report 

Post#6 » by Bornstellar » Tue Aug 31, 2021 7:43 pm

Hurry up and trade him to SA. We'll show you what a supportive fanbase is, Ben :nod:
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Re: Simmons demands out and will not report 

Post#7 » by Duffman100 » Tue Aug 31, 2021 7:44 pm

FVV, Boucher, and a 1st!

Seriously though, this sucks. And I'm sorry to the 76ers fans.
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Re: Simmons demands out and will not report 

Post#8 » by Duke4life831 » Tue Aug 31, 2021 7:46 pm

Cant blame him. After what Embiid and Doc said (even though they were correct, you cant say that to the media). Then throw in the very public trade talks all summer with him as well.

Ya I cant really blame Ben for not wanting to go back there. The bridges have been burnt. Im not even a Simmons fan at all, but ya pretty understandable not wanting to return to that team after everything.
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Re: Simmons demands out and will not report 

Post#9 » by Warriorfan » Tue Aug 31, 2021 7:46 pm

76ers have the leverage. Can Simmons hold out for a year, I doubt it.
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Re: Simmons demands out and will not report 

Post#10 » by illuminati666 » Tue Aug 31, 2021 7:46 pm

Morey in a tough spot here, the lack of win-now packages available makes this tough. They're prob gonna have to keep Ben Simmons and hope he shows up to training camp. A Siakam/FVV for Simmons and Maxey might be the best package they can get right now.
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Re: Simmons demands out and will not report 

Post#11 » by sikma42 » Tue Aug 31, 2021 7:46 pm

Loaded_Hollows wrote:Kinda messed up. He signed a contract.
Signing a contract doesn't force anyone to do anything. If he is okay with the potential ramifications then so be it.

Totally rational response and I wouldn't be surprised if he turns into an All-NBA player in the right environment

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Re: Simmons demands out and will not report 

Post#12 » by DusterBuster » Tue Aug 31, 2021 7:47 pm

Will be interesting to see who flinches first between Simmons and Morey. Morey's value demands need to come down a LOT for them to find a deal, and the longer Simmons sits out, the more that value is gonna come down.
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Re: Simmons demands out and will not report 

Post#13 » by Bornstellar » Tue Aug 31, 2021 7:47 pm

Warriorfan wrote:76ers have the leverage. Can Simmons hold out for a year, I doubt it.

Being forced to punt their season when they are a contender because they are holding out isn't what I'd call leverage
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Re: Simmons demands out and will not report 

Post#14 » by sikma42 » Tue Aug 31, 2021 7:48 pm

Warriorfan wrote:76ers have the leverage. Can Simmons hold out for a year, I doubt it.
I think he could hold out a year. Imo he has the leverage.

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Re: Simmons demands out and will not report 

Post#15 » by Jadoogar » Tue Aug 31, 2021 7:50 pm

Duffman100 wrote:FVV, Boucher, and a 1st!

Seriously though, this sucks. And I'm sorry to the 76ers fans.


Pretty sure Sixers' fans want him gone.
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Re: Simmons demands out and will not report 

Post#16 » by Maxthirty » Tue Aug 31, 2021 7:50 pm

Warriorfan wrote:76ers have the leverage. Can Simmons hold out for a year, I doubt it.


huh? What are the Sixers going to do without Ben AND no pieces to replace him? Waste a year of Joel's prime, that's about it.
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Re: Simmons demands out and will not report 

Post#17 » by DusterBuster » Tue Aug 31, 2021 7:51 pm

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Warriorfan wrote:76ers have the leverage. Can Simmons hold out for a year, I doubt it.
I think he could hold out a year. Imo he has the leverage.

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If he sits out a whole season, doesn't he forfeit his whole seasons salary? I get sitting a few weeks, but losing out on 29mil... yeah, nah... he ain't going that far.
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Re: Simmons demands out and will not report 

Post#18 » by Duffman100 » Tue Aug 31, 2021 7:51 pm

Jadoogar wrote:
Duffman100 wrote:FVV, Boucher, and a 1st!

Seriously though, this sucks. And I'm sorry to the 76ers fans.


Pretty sure Sixers' fans want him gone.


I mean more the situation in general.
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Re: Simmons demands out and will not report 

Post#19 » by DroseReturnChi » Tue Aug 31, 2021 7:54 pm

Warriorfan wrote:76ers have the leverage. Can Simmons hold out for a year, I doubt it.


thats what I thought but not showing up training camp is a big blow ben can easily create drama.
you fine him refuse pay, he will play COD 24/7 40 games in one man embiid is struggling to make 8th seed.
embiid is not going to watch simmons laugh and enjoy streaming while he is labelled as a loser. he will demand out too.
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Re: Simmons demands out and will not report 

Post#20 » by ATRAIN53 » Tue Aug 31, 2021 7:55 pm

interesting that Zach Lavine just signed with Klutch

Bill Simmons has proposed a Lavine for Ben Simmons trade a few times this summer.
I'll freak out if the Bulls trade Zach for him. Yes he's a better defender but like Jabari Parker said - they don;'t pay you to play Defense in the NBA - except that Philly DID pay him for being a DPOY type.

Lavine has ZERO playoff experience but I feel like he'll be better than playoff Simmons....

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