fbpx
55.1 F
Los Angeles

Trade Request: Ben Simmons wants out of Philly

Date:

Share:

Subscribe to our Insider

Ben Simmons wants out of Philadelphia.

Since the 76ers were eliminated in the playoffs, news has been circulating stating his time in Philly was over. Many outlets pointed to the lack of his jumper not being consistent, while others stated maybe Philadelphia just wasn’t the fit for him.

Today Simmons told the front office he doesn’t want to be with the team and won’t be reporting to training camp, per CBS Sports.

“In a meeting with the 76ers last week in Los Angeles, Simmons told team co-managing partner Josh Harris, president of basketball operations Daryl Morey, general manager Elton Brand and coach Doc Rivers that he no longer wants to remain a Sixer, according to multiple sources.

Sources said the three-time All-Star also does not intend to report to training camp.

A team spokesman declined to comment.”

Furthermore, for weeks there have been rumors on where Simmons could land. While there have been reports of trade talks occurring, none clearly have been accepted. Potential landing spots for Simmons have included Golden State, Toronto, and Minnesota to name a few.

Last week it was speculations Simmons wanted to be in California. That leaves the Warriors, Sacramento, LA Clippers, and LA Lakers are potential teams for him to join.

More to come as the story develops.

Rene' Kennedy
Rene' Kennedyhttps://theballout.com
Managing Editor of The Ball Out.

Subscribe to our Insider

━ more like this

Insider: Eligible for the WNBA Draft, Will Iowa Star Caitlin Clark Stay or Leave?

The world of women's basketball is abuzz with one question: Is Caitlin Clark going to the WNBA? The answer holds the potential to send...

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Accused of Sexual Assault in $30M Lawsuit

The entertainment world was rocked by startling news as music titan Sean "Diddy" Combs stands accused of more serious allegations. He is facing a...

Travis Kelce Leaves Sydney Early: Swifties Left Bewildered

In a somewhat of a shocker after going out on a boat date in Sydney, Kansas City Chiefs' tight end, Travis Kelce has taken...

NCAA Stunned as TN, VA Win Preliminary Injunction, Seizing Control Over NIL

News has just broken that a federal judge in Tennessee has granted a preliminary injunction against the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), suspending its...

Nominations announced for upcoming WGA Awards

It’s that time of the year, the Writers Guild of America Awards nominations are here.  The nominations will highlight the screenwriting, television new media,...