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Ben Simmons responds to rumors he snubbed Kevin Durant, Nets group chat

Ben Simmons responds to rumors he snubbed Kevin Durant, Nets group chat

Ben Simmons is no longer the most talked-about player on his own team. Given the level of controversy he’s carried over to the Brooklyn Nets, it’s rather impressive to see that as the case. But that doesn’t mean he’s spared from the ever-critical eye of sports talk shows and the inside sources they supposedly serve […] The post Ben Simmons responds to rumors he snubbed Kevin Durant, Nets group chat appeared first on ClutchPoints.
The Sixer Sense Aug 8, 2022

Sixers podcast: Harden partying with KD | Ben Simmons can’t win

This podcast episode offers our insight on the latest news related to the Philadelphia 76ers. There’s plenty to discuss related to Doc Rivers’ latest interview, Ben Simmons’ impact on the Nets, and Tobias Harris’s big wedding day. However, we start things off with James Harden hanging out with a familiar friend. The Sixer Sense Podcast: […] Sixers podcast: Harden partying with KD | Ben Simmons can’t win - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer Sense - A Philadelphia 76ers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
ClutchPoints Aug 8, 2022
RUMOR: Kevin Durant’s reaction to shocking Ben Simmons move before Nets’ Game 4 vs. Celtics

RUMOR: Kevin Durant’s reaction to shocking Ben Simmons move before Nets’ Game 4 vs. Celtics

To say that Ben Simmons’ tenure with the Brooklyn Nets has been surrounded by controversy would be an understatement. This is besides the fact that the former Rookie of the Year hasn’t even played a single minute for his new team. One of the most contentious moments of Simmons’ time with the Nets transpired during […] The post RUMOR: Kevin Durant’s reaction to shocking Ben Simmons move before Nets’ Game 4 vs. Celtics appeared first on ClutchPoints.
NetsDaily Aug 6, 2022
Ben Simmons playing the 5? Don’t be surprised

Ben Simmons playing the 5? Don’t be surprised

Photo by Evan Yu/NBAE via When Steve Nash talked at the end of last season about how Ben Simmons could play the 5 for the Nets, it threw Nets fans for a loop. The 6’11” Simmons has been a point guard, an All-Star and All-NBA point guard. Why make him a point center. “I think he plays both [point guard and center],” Nash said at the end of the season. “He’s just such a well-rounded, versatile athlete and skilled player that I think it would be limiting to say, ‘Hey, you’ve got to handle the ball all the time. You have to facilitate the offense all the...
ClutchPoints Aug 3, 2022
‘We did have one good talk’: Doc Rivers spills on emotional conversation with Ben Simmons after Sixers trade saga

‘We did have one good talk’: Doc Rivers spills on emotional conversation with Ben Simmons after Sixers trade saga

One of the biggest storylines from last season centered around Ben Simmons and his desire to leave the Philadelphia 76ers. It was a long drawn-out saga that eventually ended with Simmons finally getting his wish after he was traded to the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for James Harden. Sixers coach Doc Rivers has now spoken […] The post ‘We did have one good talk’: Doc Rivers spills on emotional conversation with Ben Simmons after Sixers trade saga appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jul 31, 2022
‘I don’t think he needs a jump shot’: Seth Curry gets brutally honest on Ben Simmons’ shooting

‘I don’t think he needs a jump shot’: Seth Curry gets brutally honest on Ben Simmons’ shooting

A lot has been said about Ben Simmons’ lack of shooting, with fans and experts alike considering it his biggest weakness and the only thing that’s holding him back from true dominance. However according to his Brooklyn Nets teammate Seth Curry, the Australian point forward doesn’t really need to have shooting in his arsenal. Sure […] The post ‘I don’t think he needs a jump shot’: Seth Curry gets brutally honest on Ben Simmons’ shooting appeared first on ClutchPoints.
NetsDaily Jul 31, 2022
Seth Curry in Australia: Ben Simmons doesn’t need a jump shot to be ‘unstoppable’

Seth Curry in Australia: Ben Simmons doesn’t need a jump shot to be ‘unstoppable’

Photo by Evan Yu/NBAE via In an interview earlier last week, Seth Curry told an Australian reporter that Ben Simmons, his teammate in Philadelphia and Brooklyn, could be “unstoppable” this season with or without a jump shot ... as long he has can make a fair share of free throws. “If he can add pulling down free throws at the next clip, it’s going to permit him to be unstoppable as soon as he places his head down.” Curry told the Herald Sun in Melbourne, Simmons hometown. Curry is in Melbourne and Sydney as part of a promotional tour for Foot Locker. Curry...
ClutchPoints Jul 31, 2022
‘Not wired that way’: NBA insiders on Kevin Durant pulling a Ben Simmons with trade request

‘Not wired that way’: NBA insiders on Kevin Durant pulling a Ben Simmons with trade request

The Kevin Durant trade saga continues with no end in sight. While the reported inclusion of the Boston Celtics as a trade suitor for the Brooklyn Nets star inserted some intrigue into the situation this past week, a deal doesn’t appear to be close. We’re now heading into August and are less than two months […] The post ‘Not wired that way’: NBA insiders on Kevin Durant pulling a Ben Simmons with trade request appeared first on ClutchPoints.
NetsDaily Jul 24, 2022
Seth Curry on Ben Simmons: Expect a ‘challenging’ return to play

Seth Curry on Ben Simmons: Expect a ‘challenging’ return to play

Photo by Evan Yu/NBAE via In an interview with Australia’s two big newspapers, the Melbourne Age and Sydney Morning Herald, Seth Curry talked about how his Aussie teammate Ben Simmons is doing and what he expects when Simmons returns to play in October. While noting that that Simmons is an “all-Star caliber” player who the Nets will need on the court, he also said that coming off a year-long holdout and back surgery, things could be challenging for Simmons. “There are always challenges. Foremost, he has missed a whole season. It is going to be a challenge...
ClutchPoints Jul 24, 2022
Seth Curry spills on Nets teammate Ben Simmons’ ‘challenging’ return from injury

Seth Curry spills on Nets teammate Ben Simmons’ ‘challenging’ return from injury

Ben Simmons’ entire 2021 – 22 season was a rollercoaster of emotions for both Brooklyn Nets and Philadelphia 76ers fans. The Australian point guard started the season on the bench as he was locked in a holdout with the Sixers. Eventually, he was traded to the Nets. Unfortunately, Simmons continued to miss the rest of […] The post Seth Curry spills on Nets teammate Ben Simmons’ ‘challenging’ return from injury appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jul 23, 2022
The Ben Simmons twist to Raptors-Kevin Durant trade talks

The Ben Simmons twist to Raptors-Kevin Durant trade talks

The Toronto Raptors are still in the hunt for Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant. Despite trade talks slowing down, the Canadian team still figures to be a prominent name in trade talks. However, should the Raps fail to get the big fish in Durant, one of his teammates could be their next target. According to […] The post The Ben Simmons twist to Raptors-Kevin Durant trade talks appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jul 16, 2022
Ben Simmons drops truth bomb on James Harden’s defense

Ben Simmons drops truth bomb on James Harden’s defense

Brooklyn Nets fans have yet to see Ben Simmons in action for their team, but they can catch him on Twitch this offseason. Those who have been following him on the popular livestreaming service recently got an intriguing insight from Simmons, particularly about the player the Philadelphia 76ers traded him for, and that’s James Harden. […] The post Ben Simmons drops truth bomb on James Harden’s defense appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jul 15, 2022
NBA teams bracing for ‘earthquake’ outcome of Ben Simmons’ arbitration

NBA teams bracing for ‘earthquake’ outcome of Ben Simmons’ arbitration

It feels like forever ago that the NBA world was focused on Ben Simmons’ holdout from the Philadelphia 76ers. The current member of the Brooklyn Nets has not suited up for an NBA game in over a year. The former top pick requested a trade from the Sixers following the team’s playoff collapse to the […] The post NBA teams bracing for ‘earthquake’ outcome of Ben Simmons’ arbitration appeared first on ClutchPoints.
NetsDaily Jul 13, 2022
While pundits and some fans seem intent on moving Ben Simmons, he and Nets seem content

While pundits and some fans seem intent on moving Ben Simmons, he and Nets seem content

Photo by Ethan Miller/ There is no shortage of trade proposals out there that would send Ben Simmons hither and yon, his “designated rookie extension” contract seen by many pundits as an albatross preventing the Nets from being in the mix for Donovan Mitchell or Bam Adebayo or Andrew Wiggins, etc. Each of those three and about a dozen other young stars are on such deals and NBA rules prevent teams from having two on their roster. So the suggestion is that the Nets find a way to dump the 25-year-old so they can pick up another young star in a deal for Kevin Durant. ...
NetsDaily Jul 12, 2022
Donovan Mitchell disses Ben Simmons ... Meh!

Donovan Mitchell disses Ben Simmons ... Meh!

Photo by Mitchell Leff/ As if the Nets don’t need any other gossipy revelations, Donovan Mitchell has been dumping on Ben Simmons to his former Jazz teammate — and new Net — Royce O’Neale. It started a few days ago and includes dissing, denials and depletions. As the Post reported... According to screen grabs on Twitter, Mitchell appears to have posted and deleted a message to O’Neale on his Instagram Story that read: “Aye @rolls_royce00 I know y’all are teammates and all but …. [sic] @bensimmons.” Mitchell appeared to include a photo of O’Neale...

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