Ben Simmons RUMORS & NEWS

  • 76ers Exec Refutes Rumor Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons Don't 'Get Along'

    Bleacher Report "The Philadelphia 76ers may have a bigger problem than whether Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons fit together on the court: whether they can get along off of it. In a piece detailing the latest on the Sixers' coaching search, Keith Pompey of..." September 28

  • The Blockbuster Trade Idea Of The Decade: James Harden For Ben Simmons And Tobias Harris

    Fadeaway World "The Houston Rockets had yet another frustrating end to their season as they failed to make an NBA Finals in the James Harden era. Their commitment to small ball and spacing fell flat, as the Los Angeles Lakers beat them down in 5 games. While it is no shame to lose to a team with two of the top..." September 28

  • NBA announces 2019-20 All-Defense teams: Giannis Antetokounmpo, Anthony Davis lead selections

    CBS Sports "They say defense wins championships, and that has never been more evident than it is today. The NBA just announced its All-Defensive selections for the 2019-20 season, and of the 10 players to earn the honor, eight are still alive in the playoffs in Orlando, while the other two were..." September 08

  • The Brooklyn Nets Can Create A Superteam Next Season: Seven Best Trade Targets

    Fadeaway World "The Brooklyn Nets are a promising team in the Eastern Conference next season. Both Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving are expected to make a full recovery in order to lead Brooklyn to a possible NBA Finals appearance. Both players clearly have enough talent to make this happen; and it is up to the..." September 05

  • Ben Simmons Shoots His Shot At Vanessa Hudgens

    Black Sports Online "Can you blame them? Is probably one of the first responses after finding out NBA’s Ben Simmons and MLB’s Giancarlo Stanton have been paying attention to actress Vannessa Hudgens’ Instagram posts according to the Daily Mail. Simmons most recently liked a photo Hudgens..." September 04

  • Ben Simmons Competing in FaZe Clan's Call of Duty Tourney On Twitch Rivals

    TMZ "It may be the offseason for Ben Simmons, but the NBA superstar is getting right back into competition mode ... taking part in a HUGE Call of Duty tournament backed by FaZe Clan. TMZ Sports has learned ... Simmons -- who recently invested in FaZe Clan -- is part of a..." September 02

  • 76ers GM says team will not trade Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons

    Larry Brown Sports "The Philadelphia 76ers have already made one major change following the disappointing conclusion of their season, but they have no plans to blow up their roster. Sixers GM Elton Brand was asked on Tuesday about the possibility of trading away one or more core players this offseason...." August 25

  • Ben Simmons Joins FaZe Clan as Investor

    TMZ "Ben Simmons has a new team -- no he hasn't been traded (yet) ... the NBA superstar has joined the world-famous FaZe Clan! Simmons -- a hardcore gamer -- is the newest celebrity investor and even got a new FaZe nickname to go along with it ... FAZE SIMMO! The..." August 25

  • 76ers unlikely to trade Joel Embiid or Ben Simmons?

    Yardbarker "Philadelphia 76ers stars Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons were drafted and developed with the hopes of taking this team to a title. Coming off another disappointing season, significant changes are looming this offseason. After getting swept out of the first round by the Boston Celtics,..." August 24

  • Thunder Could Trade Chris Paul To Sixers For Ben Simmons

    Fadeaway World "As the NBA postseason plays out in Orlando, many eyes have looked to the offseason, where rumors of big trades and signings have (unsurprisingly) emerged for pretty much every team in the NBA. The Thunder are no different and despite their inspiring run to the fifth seed, it’s..." August 23

  • 76ers' success hangs on decisions involving Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons

    USA Today "The COVID-19 pandemic has distorted time. The Philadelphia 76ers were a bounce and overtime victory away from reaching the Eastern Conference finals last season. It might as well be a lifetime ago. Today, the Sixers are two games from getting bounced out of the playoffs in..." August 20

  • It appears that Celtics’ Brad Stevens just trolled Sixers star Ben Simmons

    Sportsnaut "Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons has been a contentious topic of debate around the NBA world over the past couple seasons. That’s now been taken to a whole new level with news that the former No. 1 overall pick will miss the remainder of Philadelphia’s season,..." August 13

  • Sixers Could Trade Ben Simmons To Suns For Devin Booker

    Fadeaway World "The Phoenix Suns have gotten off to a roaring hot start in Orlando, going 7-0 to remain as the only undefeated team of the restart. While the team is far from panic mode right now, they might still have questions about just how far Book is capable of leading them. In five seasons with..." August 12

  • 76ers' Ben Simmons out for season after knee surgery

    TSN "Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons is expected to miss the rest of the season after having left knee surgery to remove a loose body, according to a report by Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. Simmons had the procedure done in Philadelphia and is expected to remain there to..." August 10

  • Are Sixers bracing for worst-case scenario with Ben Simmons' injury? Brett Brown says no

    USA Today "The Philadelphia 76ers have no clarity on how long All-Star forward Ben Simmons will be sidelined after partially dislocating his left knee cap. For the sake of preparing his team for the postseason, however, has Sixers coach Brett Brown told his players to brace for the worst-case..." August 08

  • Cavaliers believe they have pieces for Ben Simmons trade

    Larry Brown Sports "The Cleveland Cavaliers are in the middle of another rebuilding phase, but they may be able to accelerate it very quickly with a trade for a young star. According to Chris Fedor of, the Cavaliers have interest in Philadelphia 76ers forward Ben Simmons, and believe..." August 08

  • Philadelphia's Hopes Now Rest on the Large Shoulders of Joel Embiid

    The Big Lead "When Ben Simmons left Wednesday's matchup with the Washington Wizards with an apparent knee injury, the onus was on Joel Embiid to drive his team to a comeback. He did so. He'll have to do all that and more now, as reports emerged that Simmons elected to undergo..." August 08

  • Ben Simmons to undergo knee surgery; timetable for return unknown

    For The Win "Philadelphia 76ers fans were fearing the worst when All-Star Ben Simmons suffered a non-contact knee injury on Wednesday during a game against the Washington Wizards. Early reports were that Simmons’ knee was not swelling after he left the game – a good sign – and..." August 08

  • Sixers, Ben Simmons Evaluating Treatment Options For Knee Injury

    Hoops Rumors "2:27pm: Evaluating Simmons’ treatment options could take a few days, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski (Twitter link), who says the hope is that a season-ending scope on the knee can be avoided. 12:03pm: After leaving Wednesday’s game with a knee..." August 07

  • Ben Simmons diagnosed with subluxation of left patella, out vs. Magic

    USA Today "The Philadelphia 76ers are in the process of still coming together as a group and continuing to push forward towards an NBA championship. However, they cannot do so if they are missing one of their All-Star leaders. " August 06

  • Have we seen the last of Ben Simmons in a 76ers uniform?

    Sportsnaut "When Ben Simmons walked off the court with a non-contact knee injury during the Philadelphia 76ers game against the Washington Wizards, everyone hoped for the best. As the star forward went to the locker room in Orlando’s bubble, many thought it might only be a short-term..." August 06

  • Ben Simmons had no swelling or pain after leaving game with knee injury

    Larry Brown Sports "The Philadelphia 76ers got a major injury scare on Wednesday, but early indications are at least positive. Ben Simmons left Wednesday’s game with an injured left knee and was very quickly ruled out for the day. Simmons was seen walking to the locker room with a slight..." August 05

  • MRI on Ben Simmons’ left knee comes back clean

    Clutch Points "Sixers star Ben Simmons underwent an MRI on his left knee after suffering an injury against the Washington Wizards on Wednesday. According to Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium, Simmons’ MRI came back clean. " August 05

  • Sixers star Joel Embiid speaks out on relationship with Ben Simmons

    Sportsnaut "The Philadelphia 76ers will resume their season at Walt Disney World in Orlando Saturday against the Indiana Pacers after a four-plus month hiatus. Both Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid will be on the court after dealing with injuries earlier this season. Each one has also been the subject..." July 30

  • Sixers And Blazers Could Swap Ben Simmons And CJ McCollum

    Fadeaway World "The Philadelphia 76ers look like a true title contender on paper. With Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid, and Tobias Harris, there may be no other team in the East with more star-power. Unfortunately, for all their talent, the Sixers have been unable to meet expectations. Embiid’s durability..." July 26

  • Ben Simmons wants to hear boos from virtual fans in NBA bubble

    Clutch Points "Before the 2019-20 season was suspended in March, Ben Simmons and the Philadelphia 76ers heard some boos from Sixers fans when the team wasn’t playing up to par. With that said, Simmons wants to hear boos from the virtual fans down in Orlando, Florida so..." July 24

  • Ben Simmons’ Sister Calls The Kardashians Trash Following Kanye's Meltdown

    Total Pro Sports "Ben Simmons’ sister, Liv, is not a fan of the Kardashian-Jenner family, especially with Kanye West losing his mind in public and on social media over the past few days. Liv took to Twitter and threw major shots at the Kardashians and Jenners for their treatment of black..." July 24

  • 76ers Coach Brett Brown Compares Ben Simmons & Lakers’ LeBron James

    Heavy "The Philadelphia 76ers made noise last week when they shifted Ben Simmons from his usual point guard spot to the power forward position. Shake Milton will be starting at that spot for the forseeable future. At 6’8 Ben Simmons is a triple double..." July 17

  • The Only NBA Players That Would Get 10-Year Contract Right Now

    Fadeaway World "Players don’t stay with one team for most of their careers as often as they used to. Salary cap, small-market teams and the desire to win an NBA Championship make rising stars leave the teams that drafted them to join contenders as soon as they have the chance to do it. Still,..." July 17

  • Ben Simmons three-point shot rounding into form ahead of NBA restart?

    Sportsnaut "It seems like eons ago that the biggest story around the NBA world was Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons and his unwillingness to even attempt a shot from the perimeter. So many things have changed since then. Primarily, the NBA is about to resume in two weeks after..." July 16

  • What Exactly Are the Sixers Doing With Ben Simmons at Power Forward?

    The Big Lead "The Philadelphia 76ers are quite the conundrum as the NBA restart nears. They were very good at home and very bad on the road in 2019-20, so who knows how that'll shake out on a neutral site. Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons are as good of a one-two combo..." July 14

  • 76ers coach Brett Brown thrilled with Ben Simmons at power forward in early practices

    ESPN "Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown said Monday he has been playing All-Star Ben Simmons "exclusively" at power forward in practices inside the NBA bubble at Walt Disney World Resort and has been thrilled by what he's seen. "He's so..." July 14

  • Sixers coach Brett Brown reveals bold strategy change involving Ben Simmons, Shake Milton

    Clutch Points "Ben Simmons will return at 100% capacity when he resumes the 2019-20 season with the rest of his Philadelphia 76ers teammates. But the Sixers star might be doing so playing a different position. Simmons has been playing off the ball a lot during practice and..." July 13

  • Ben Simmons Gets Roasted For His Inaccurate Throwing of A Fish Back Into The Water

    Total Pro Sports "Ben Simmons has been an excellent player in the NBA during his young career, but he has always been criticized for not shooting the basketball enough, especially behind the arc. His reluctance to shoot threes so much that a preseason made three and his first career three in a regular..." July 12

  • Ben Simmons is Back Following Maya Jama

    Sports Gossip "Ben Simmons and Maya Jama are back. The two are now following one another again. The pair were first linked back in October when Ben left two fire emojis under Maya’s photo of her Halloween outfit, in which she dressed up as a mermaid wearing a shell bra and bright..." July 09

  • 76ers' Ben Simmons: 'I'm feeling better than I was when I started the season'

    ESPN "Ben Simmons says that not only has his back injury healed, he feels better than he did at the start of the NBA season and is ready to fully participate in practice and play in games when the season resumes later this month. "I'm feeling better than I was when I started..." July 03

  • Ben Simmons Sister Speaks On Him Opening An Only Fans Account

    Total Pro Sports "Calm down there, people. This is not what you think. Ever since Ben Simmons was drafted No. 1 overall in the 2016 NBA draft and took the NBA by storm, many have openly wondered why he doesn’t take more shots from behind the arc. " June 25

  • Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid and the 76ers are playing with nothing, and potentially everything, to lose

    CBS Sports "When the 2019-20 NBA season finally resumes in Orlando, the Philadelphia 76ers will be sitting in the No. 6 spot in the Eastern Conference with eight games to play. They're tied in the loss column with the fifth-seeded Indiana Pacers and two games back of the..." June 23

  • 76ers' Brett Brown: 'I Don't Expect' Ben Simmons Will Be 100% After Back Injury

    Bleacher Report "The Philadelphia 76ers expect to have Ben Simmons back when the season resumes, but head coach Brett Brown doesn't anticipate his star point guard will be at full strength.  Brown told Sports Illustrated's Chris Mannix "I don't..." June 16

  • 5 Blockbuster NBA Trades We’d Love To See This Fall

    Sportsnaut "The 2019-20 NBA season is expected to return late next month at Walt Disney World in Orlando following a four-plus month hiatus. It’s going to be a short window for teams as a champion is crowned. Though, the coming offseason is going to be even shorter. That’s..." June 11

  • Sixers' Ben Simmons calls President Donald Trump 'cowardly'

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "Some star athletes might be worried about taking public stances that won’t sit well with a segment of the population and align with a carefully crafted individual brand.  Ben Simmons has made it clear he’s not concerned about that at the moment. After..." June 02

  • Sixers’ Ben Simmons sports ‘I Can’t Breathe’ shirt, calls for solidarity against blatant racism

    Clutch Points "Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons has spoken out about the social injustice recently suffered by George Floyd at the hands of Minnesota police officers. Floyd was killed under the custody of the cops, and the incident was all caught on video. One of Floyd’s..." May 30

  • After Watching Ex Kendall Jenner Prosper With Devin Booker, Ben Simmons Looks to Sink His Own Shot With New Model

    Black Sports Online "hings in the dating department haven’t exactly gone well for Ben Simmons, after a scattered on-again-off-again relationship with Kendall Jenner where he was oftentimes competing against Blake Griffin and a few other NBA players, Simmons was forced to watch his ex-out on vacation during a..." May 23

  • 5 Most Intriguing NBA Players To Watch When Season Resumes

    Sportsnaut "The NBA season will likely resume at some point in July after a four-month hiatus due to the ongoing worldwide pandemic. We’ve focused on some of the top stories surrounding the Association during these odd times. It’s going to be interesting to..." May 21

  • The star-stopping supernova potential of Ben Simmons "That's the percent of time Ben Simmons has spent guarding All-Stars this season, the second-highest rate in the league behind only Denver Nuggets' defensive specialist Torrey Craig. Take into account total time spent on the floor and nobody has spent more time than Simmons..." May 20

  • Brett Brown Expects Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid To Be Ready

    Hoops Rumors "Sixers coach Brett Brown expects Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid to be healthy enough to play whenever the NBA season resumes, write Rich Hofmann and Derek Bodner of The Athletic. Brown offered a medical update on both stars and covered a few other..." May 17

  • 76ers coach Brett Brown knows tenuous job fate lies in NBA restart

    Sportsnet "Almost fitting for his seven-year tenure coaching the Philadelphia 76ers, Brett Brown had an injury to report: his 16-year-old dog pulled a hamstring on one of their daily walks. But for the banged-up Sixers’ Big Dogs? Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid are coming along just fine..." May 15

  • 76ers GM Elton Brand ‘optimistic’ Ben Simmons can play if games resume

    Pro Basketball Talk "The last time we saw Ben Simmons on an NBA court it was Feb. 11, a month before the coronavirus forced a shut down of the NBA season. A nerve impingement in Simmons’ lower back sidelined him for eight games, and there were questions about whether he would..." May 06

  • Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid have been using 76ers' practice facility

    The Score "Philadelphia 76ers general manager Elton Brand said Tuesday that players such as Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid have been given access to the team's practice facility during the NBA's coronavirus-related hiatus. "Ben and others have been given..." May 05

  • Ben Simmons’ New Girlfriend Rumored to be Dak Prescott’s Ex Yasmine Nicole

    Sports Gossip "One question that has come to mind many times, how can anyone be starting a new relationship if everyone is supposed to be social distancing? Food for thought. Anyways, Ben Simmons is possibly dating Cowboys' QB Dak Prescott's ex-gf, Yasmine Nicole. Rumor or fact?..." May 04