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ClutchPoints 2 hours ago
Why rumored Ben Simmons-CJ McCollum swap works for Sixers and Blazers

Why rumored Ben Simmons-CJ McCollum swap works for Sixers and Blazers

All offseason, the basketball community has asked one question: What is going to happen with Ben Simmons? The former number one overall pick has made it abundantly clear that he has no intentions of returning to the Philadelphia 76ers. General manager Daryl Morey has actively been in trade discussions all summer, but an enticing deal […] The post Why rumored Ben Simmons-CJ McCollum swap works for Sixers and Blazers appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Rip City Project 3 hours ago

Portland Trail Blazers rumors: Ben Simmons / CJ McCollum trade update

The Ben Simmons sweepstakes hit their peak in the media this week, with ESPN’s NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski reporting that the controversial Australian star won’t report to training camp for the Philadelphia 76ers. Here are the latest Portland Trail Blazers rumors. ESPN Sources: Philadelphia 76ers All-Star Ben Simmons will not report for opening of training […] Portland Trail Blazers rumors: Ben Simmons / CJ McCollum trade update - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
ClutchPoints 4 hours ago
The Blazers must trade CJ McCollum, Robert Covington for Ben Simmons

The Blazers must trade CJ McCollum, Robert Covington for Ben Simmons

The Philadelphia 76ers are no doubt uncomfortable with the notion of honoring Ben Simmons’ trade demand as he continues to publicly flaunt their irreparably damaged relationship. Daryl Morey wants to win at everything, and placating a player in open breach of a max contract with four years and $147 million on it doesn’t exactly sound […] The post The Blazers must trade CJ McCollum, Robert Covington for Ben Simmons appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints 4 hours ago
What Timberwolves’ firing of Gersson Rosas means for Ben Simmons trade

What Timberwolves’ firing of Gersson Rosas means for Ben Simmons trade

The Timberwolves have been making headlines for a few months now because of one reason alone: Ben Simmons. The team has been rumored to be the most interested in making a move for the Philadelphia 76ers star. However, things may change now after the franchise parted ways with President of Basketball Operations Gersson Rosas. It’s […] The post What Timberwolves’ firing of Gersson Rosas means for Ben Simmons trade appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Liberty Ballers 5 hours ago
The Gastroenteritis Blues: (80) Ben Simmons Vows to Never Play for the Sixers again & Doc Tells Some Lies on TV with Zo of RTRS

The Gastroenteritis Blues: (80) Ben Simmons Vows to Never Play for the Sixers again & Doc Tells Some Lies on TV with Zo of RTRS

Craig Mitchelldyer-USA TODAY Sports On today’s episode of The Gastroenteritis Blues, Steve, Dan and Emily are joined by Zo of the Rights to Ricky Sanchez Podcast. Zo and the gang discuss yesterday’s Woj bomb and the report that Ben Simmons has reportedly vowed to never play another game as a 76er. What about the nugget from the article implying Simmons no longer wants to play with Joel Embiid, specifically? Or Simmons’ reported desire to “have his own team” so-to-speak. Then, they break down a calamitous and unnecessary day of media availability from Doc...
ClutchPoints 5 hours ago
Ben Simmons tampering comments get Warriors owner Joe Lacob fined $50,000

Ben Simmons tampering comments get Warriors owner Joe Lacob fined $50,000

Ben Simmons’ issues with the Philadelphia 76ers just became a problem for another team. The NBA announced Tuesday that Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacod has been fined $50,000 for tampering. Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob has been fined $50,000 for violating the NBAs anti-tampering rule. He was fined for these comments about Ben […] The post Ben Simmons tampering comments get Warriors owner Joe Lacob fined $50,000 appeared first on ClutchPoints.
SFGate 6 hours ago

Warriors owner Joe Lacob assessed odd anti-tampering fine for doubting skills of 76ers' Ben Simmons

The $50,000 fine is a drop in the bucket for Joe Lacob, but is nevertheless a strange move by the NBA.
ClutchPoints 6 hours ago
Doc Rivers’ Ben Simmons comments fact-checked by Sixers reporter

Doc Rivers’ Ben Simmons comments fact-checked by Sixers reporter

Philadelphia 76ers head coach Doc Rivers recently appeared on ESPN to clarify the comments he made about Ben Simmons after their Game 7 loss in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Simply put, it was an attempt to salvage his relationship with the Australian playmaker and encourage him to come back to the team amid his trade […] The post Doc Rivers’ Ben Simmons comments fact-checked by Sixers reporter appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Rip City Project 7 hours ago

Do Portland Trail Blazers bite with Ben Simmons’s diminished trade value?

The Portland Trail Blazers might be able to take advantage of the growingly tumultuous situation that’s brewing in the City of Brotherly Love, as the Philadelphia 76ers and Ben Simmons have come to an impasse. Simmons has made it clear that the situation between he and the team has gone past the point of amends. […] Do Portland Trail Blazers bite with Ben Simmons’s diminished trade value? - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Liberty Ballers 8 hours ago
Coming in for a Landing Podcast: Breaking down Doc Rivers’ comments about Ben Simmons on First Take

Coming in for a Landing Podcast: Breaking down Doc Rivers’ comments about Ben Simmons on First Take

Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/ In the debut episode of the Coming in for a Landing Podcast, Paul Hudrick breaks down the head coach’s remarks to Stephen A. Smith. We are excited to announce the addition of a new weekly podcast to our growing network at Liberty Ballers! Paul Hudrick — who is the lead producer of this site — will be hosting the Coming in for a Landing podcast every Wednesday on the Liberty Ballers podcast network. In the debut episode, Paul broke down Philadelphia 76ers head coach Doc Rivers’ comments during his appearance on ESPN’s First Take. He...
Hoops Habit 9 hours ago

Philadelphia 76ers: 5 players they could get in a Ben Simmons trade

There is an inevitable breakup coming between Ben Simmons and the Philadelphia 76ers. While speculation has been swirling throughout the offseason, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported a bombshell on Tuesday with news that Simmons intends to never play for the team again and that he will skip training camp. Wojnarowski noted that Simmons has not spoken to […] Philadelphia 76ers: 5 players they could get in a Ben Simmons trade - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Liberty Ballers 11 hours ago
Doc Rivers’ appearance on First Take was ... something

Doc Rivers’ appearance on First Take was ... something

Photo by David Dow/NBAE via The Sixers’ head coach joined Stephen A. Smith to discuss the Ben Simmons situation. Media day for the Sixers is next Monday, but head coach Doc Rivers got ahead of the imminent Ben Simmons questions with an appearance on ESPN’s First Take Wednesday. Rivers answered questions from host Stephen A. Smith regarding Simmons’ trade demand and Rivers’ comments after Game 7. There is a LOT to unpack here. First, Rivers confirmed what we already knew — Simmons has asked for a trade and no longer wants to be a Sixer. He also gave the...
The Sixer Sense 12 hours ago

Sixers: Doc Rivers gaslights in First Take interview about Ben Simmons

On Tuesday, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported that Ben Simmons has no intentions of showing up to Sixers‘ training camp next week and “never intends to play another game for the franchise”. Shortly after this report was released, Doc Rivers was booked on First Take for an appearance Wednesday morning. Here’s a brief overview on how […] Sixers: Doc Rivers gaslights in First Take interview about Ben Simmons - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer Sense - A Philadelphia 76ers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Sixer Sense 13 hours ago

Philadelphia 76ers: Ben Simmons isn’t going to change, again

The Ben Simmons drama continues to unfold. Nothing really has changed for neither him nor the Philadelphia 76ers in the grand scheme of things. However, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, Simmons has officially put all of his cards on the table. ESPN Sources: Philadelphia 76ers All-Star Ben Simmons will not report for opening of […] Philadelphia 76ers: Ben Simmons isn’t going to change, again - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer Sense - A Philadelphia 76ers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
ClutchPoints 13 hours ago
Sixers coach Doc Rivers breaks silence on Ben Simmons’ trade request

Sixers coach Doc Rivers breaks silence on Ben Simmons’ trade request

Even though Ben Simmons has said he will never play another game for the Philadelphia 76ers, Doc Rivers hasn’t changed his stance on the Aussie. The Sixers head coach made an appearance on First Take during Wednesday’s episode and made it clear that he still wants Simmons to be part of Philly’s core: We hear […] The post Sixers coach Doc Rivers breaks silence on Ben Simmons’ trade request appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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