Ben Simmons RUMORS & NEWS

  • 3 reasons why a Kyrie Irving for Ben Simmons trade would absolutely make sense

    Clutch Points "On Wednesday’s episode of random NBA drama in the off season, Fox Sports’ analyst Nick Wright and Kyrie Irving got into a confrontational Twitter exchange. Wright, who first proposed that a Kyrie Irving for Ben Simmons trade deal would make sense, continues to believe that this..." September 16

  • Is A Kyrie Irving For Ben Simmons Swap Logical For Everyone?

    NBA Analysis "There have been plenty of NBA trade rumors centered around the Philadelphia 76ers’ All-Star, Ben Simmons. He has made it clear that he wants to be traded by the team, now it is just a matter of where he will end up. At 25-years old, virtually every team in the NBA should want to..." September 16

  • Why Aren't The Mavericks Involved In The Ben Simmons Rumors?

    NBA Analysis "The NBA world is patiently waiting for the Philadelphia 76ers to find a trade partner for Ben Simmons. He has officially requested a trade from the team, so it is a matter of when, not if, he will be traded away. Simmons’ tenure with the 76ers is coming to an ugly end, as he is..." September 16

  • Sixers Believe Ben Simmons Is Staying & Will Eventually Play

    Heavy "In the wake of reports that Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons will skip training camp while awaiting a trade, it appeared as though his days in Philly were likely numbered. However, new intelligence is indicating that the former No. 1 overall pick and multi-time All-Star..." September 15

  • Golden State Warriors Likely Not the Mystery Team Pushing to Land Ben Simmons

    Heavy "There’s a new club reportedly making a push to land Ben Simmons, but it doesn’t appear that the Golden State Warriors are that mystery team. This week, ESPN’s Brian Windhorst mentioned on The Scoop podcast that there were a handful of teams interested in the..." September 15

  • Should Sixers Consider a Ben Simmons, CJ McCollum Swap?

    SI "In the early days of the Ben Simmons saga, there was one mock trade that many agreed to be reasonable on both sides. That was sending the former number one pick Portland in exchange for CJ McCollum. Multiple analysts tossed this idea around and considered it a win-win..." September 14

  • Could A Kristaps Porzingis For Ben Simmons Trade Make Sense For Mavs And Sixers?

    NBA Analysis "The Philadelphia 76ers are going to look a lot different when the 2021-22 NBA season begins than they did at the end of the 2020-21 season when they were eliminated from the second round of the playoffs by the Atlanta Hawks. That is because Ben Simmons is not going to be with the..." September 14

  • Kings must risk it all with Ben Simmons trade after years of misery

    Clutch Points "Reports reveal that the Philadelphia 76ers will only give up Ben Simmons if the Sacramento Kings offer a trade package that includes De’Aaron Fox or Tyrese Haliburton. The Kings, understandably, will not budge, even for a Ben Simmons trade. They both deem Fox and Haliburton as..." September 14

  • 3 Crazy Ben Simmons Trades That May Actually Make Sense

    NBA Analysis "The Philadelphia 76ers continue to discuss trade offers revolving around NBA All-Star Ben Simmons every day. Still, with training camp right around the corner, the 76ers are running out of time to decide on Simmons’ future. There seem to be a handful of teams interested in..." September 14

  • Kings are smart to not include young stars in Ben Simmons trade offers

    Clutch Points "The Ben Simmons saga continues in Philadelphia as the 76ers thoroughly sift through the trade market in an effort to deal the disgruntled star. Simmons is reportedly hell-bent on leaving Philly for good and has no intention to report to training camp. With the rumors heating up, the Sacramento..." September 14

  • Is Pascal Siakam On The Table In The Ben Simmons Talks?

    NBA Analysis "The Philadelphia 76ers will change the landscape of the NBA once they find a trade partner for Ben Simmons. Several teams could push even closer to being contenders with a player like Simmons on the roster. Despite his shortcomings when it comes to his refusal to shoot the ball, there..." September 14

  • Which mystery small-market team is making Ben Simmons trade push?

    Clutch Points "The Philadelphia 76ers-Ben Simmons saga has yet to end. With the 2021-22 NBA season just around the corner, will the 76ers be able to get a trade they want? Will Simmons ultimately get his wish of playing for a California team? According to ESPN NBA insider Brian Windhorst, a new..." September 14

  • Refreshed Look At Ben Simmons Trade To Portland Trail Blazers

    NBA Analysis "Another day has gone by, which means it is time to talk about everybody’s favorite NBA topic – Ben Simmons trade packages! The Philadelphia 76ers have been taking calls and making offers involving Ben Simmons over the last several weeks, but they have still not reached an agreement..." September 14

  • This Blockbuster Trade Features Ben Simmons, Brandon Ingram, D’Angelo Russell

    NBA Analysis "With Zion Williamson and Brandon Ingram, the New Orleans Pelicans have had two NBA All-Star-level players the last two seasons, but they have not made the playoffs because of their lack of supporting talent. However, after adding Jonas Valanciunas, Devonte’ Graham, and some other key..." September 13

  • 2016 NBA Re-Draft: Is Ben Simmons Still No. 1?

    Bleacher Report "In the instant-analysis culture of today's sports media, many expect to know who won the NBA draft the moment it's over. NBA teams are immediately graded on every pick they made.  It's the nature of the business, but you can't know how wise a selection..." September 13

  • Unknown 'Small-Market Team' Made an Offer for Ben Simmons

    Bleacher Report "As the Philadelphia 76ers continue to entertain Ben Simmons trades, one small-market team has reportedly made an offer for the guard, ESPN's Brian Windhorst said on The Scoop podcast (h/t HoopsHype). Windhorst noted the unnamed team "has a lot of interest" in the..." September 13

  • Latest Intel Surrounding Ben Simmons Amid Trade Rumors

    NBA Analysis "The Philadelphia 76ers and Ben Simmons have not seemed to progress anywhere in terms of a potential trade over the last handful of weeks, and now with training camp drawing closer and closer, there is not much time left for the Sixers to capitalize on their NBA All-Star. This whole..." September 12

  • NBA 2K22: Ben Simmons Has Shooting Rating Lower Than Dwight Howard

    Fadeaway World "NBA 2K22 dropped last Friday and fans have been discussing about the game ever since. While it has certainly been a good update according to many, the ratings of players have always been a huge point of discussion and similar has been the case for NBA 2K22. This time, it's..." September 12

  • Ben Simmons is the Timberwolves' best — and only? — chance to be relevant

    Star Tribune "Life got busy for a few weeks there — squeezing in a bunch of late-summer outdoor activity, getting ready for the start of a new school year and thinking a lot about football. Suddenly you look up and realize that somehow it's already Sept. 10. September 11

  • NBA 2K22 savagely disrespects Ben Simmons

    Clutch Points "NBA 2K22 dropped on Friday, and of course player ratings have been the talk of the town. Among those who should be most offended by 2K’s evaulation of his talent is Sixers guard Ben Simmons, who has been dominating the NBA offseason news cycle after demanding a trade from..." September 11

  • NBA GM slanders Cavs roster amid Ben Simmons trade rumors

    Cavs Nation "The Cleveland Cavaliers have emerged as one of the teams roped into the Ben Simmons trade saga. Not only are they in the mix, but the Cavs are reportedly one of two teams “most actively” pursuing the Philadelphia 76ers. NBA insider Sam..." September 11

  • Stephen A. Smith invokes LeBron James in most recent demolition job of Sixers’ Ben Simmons

    Clutch Points "The Ben Simmons slander just won’t end. ESPN golden boy Stephen A. Smith is the latest to come out with an all-out tirade against the Sixers want-away star, and it comes to no surprise that Stephen A. did not hold back with his criticism of Simmons. The renowned sportscaster was..." September 10

  • Ben Simmons to the San Antonio Spurs is the perfect trade no one is talking about

    Clutch Points "Ben Simmons and the Philadelphia 76ers want a divorce but can’t find a lawyer to facilitate the transaction. On Simmons’ side, there are plenty of teams with reported interest in him, but there’s one that’s an under-the-radar landing spot. That..." September 09

  • Charles Barkley, Shaq get brutally honest on Sixers’ Ben Simmons

    Clutch Points "The Philadelphia 76ers continue to explore trades for Ben Simmons, with the player himself even saying he will refuse to show up to training camp if he’s not moved. The Sixers want a superstar in return though, which does seem unlikely at this point. Nevertheless, the..." September 09

  • Ben Simmons isn’t going anywhere, Sixers fans

    Clutch Points "Ever since his atrocious collapse in the 2021 NBA Playoffs, Ben Simmons has been linked with a trade away from the Philadelphia 76ers. While the front office has explored numerous different packages for the Aussie, nothing has materialized and he still remains with the Sixers. Simmons himself..." September 09

  • Ranking Top Trade Suitors To Watch For 76ers’ Ben Simmons

    NBA Analysis "The 2020-21 NBA season was a solid overall year for Ben Simmons, as he averaged 14.3 points, 7.2 rebounds, and 6.9 assists during the regular season, allowing him to go to his third consecutive All-Star game, but the 25-year-old 7-footer really struggled in the postseason for the..." September 09

  • Everything we know and don't know about Ben Simmons, the Philadelphia 76ers and their trade impasse

    ESPN "Ben Simmons and the Philadelphia 76ers remain at an impasse, as the two sides have been since Philadelphia was eliminated in the second round of the playoffs by the Atlanta Hawks in June. Simmons, who is under contract for four more seasons, would like to be traded. The 76ers would..." September 09

  • How Could The Timberwolves Bring Ben Simmons To Minnesota?

    NBA Analysis "Aside from Alex Rodriguez joining the ownership group that is buying both the Timberwolves and Lynx, the Minnesota Timberwolves really have not been in the news much this NBA offseason. They did make a move to bring in Patrick Beverley and Taurean Prince at the expense of Ricky Rubio,..." September 09

  • Why Aren't The Kings Considering De’Aaron Fox In A Ben Simmons Trade?

    NBA Analysis "The Philadelphia 76ers are going to have to make a move involving Ben Simmons sooner or later. They can tell teams they have trade discussions with that they are comfortable having him on the roster heading into the 2021-22 NBA season, but a deal will have to be made..." September 09

  • Ben Simmons gets tattoo nod to Australia

    Larry Brown Sports "Ben Simmons has had a busy offseason of constantly being the subject of trade rumors, but the Philadelphia 76ers star still found time to get some new ink this week. Simmons got a tattoo on his wrist that is a very subtle nod to his home country of Australia. The tattoo reads..." September 09

  • Best & Worst Landing Spots For Ben Simmons Amid Trade Rumors

    NBA Analysis "The trade saga involving Ben Simmons and the Philadelphia 76ers could be coming to an end soon. While the 76ers have told teams they are comfortable keeping Simmons on the roster heading into the 2021-22 NBA season, rival executives around the league aren’t buying it. According..." September 08

  • Ben Simmons clear to 76ers that it's not his job to improve his trade value

    CBS Sports "Last month, reports indicated that Ben Simmons had told the Philadelphia 76ers he wants to be traded and is willing to hold out of training camp to make it happen. The 76ers, meanwhile, are still hoping for a big return for the three-time All-Star, and have not..." September 08

  • Shaquille O'Neal On Ben Simmons: "We Just Want You To Work On Your Game."

    Fadeaway World "Ben Simmons is a good basketball player who has faced a lot of criticism after the Philadelphia 76ers lost to the Atlanta Hawks in the playoffs. Some of the flaws in Ben Simmons' game were exposed in that series, such as his lack of a diverse scoring arsenal and his free throw woes. While..." September 08

  • Cavaliers Could Acquire Ben Simmons For 6 Players

    Fadeaway World "It's not a secret that Ben Simmons will likely be moved before the start of the 2021/22 NBA season. The 3-time All-Star has yet to show up for training camp, and things are not right in Philadelphia. It seems like the duo of Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons will not be the key to delivering a..." September 08

  • Could a Kyrie Irving for Ben Simmons swap be in the works?

    USA Today "Another day another big trade proposal centered on young Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons. Since the 25-year-old three-time All-Star requested a trade, trade suggestions and rumors have run rampant, which makes sense considering his stature. Simmons has made multiple All-Star..." September 08

  • Timberwolves Are In A Better Position To Land Ben Simmons Now Than They Were A Few Weeks Ago

    Fadeaway World "The Ben Simmons situation continues to escalate on a daily basis. The former first overall pick wants out of the City of Brotherly Love and they continue to look for a trade partner. Nonetheless, there isn't much interest in trading away multiple assets for a wantaway player...." September 08

  • Cleveland Cavaliers still interested in Ben Simmons trade

    Sportsnaut "The Cleveland Cavaliers are one of the under-the-radar teams that have come up in Ben Simmons trade talks with the Philadelphia 76ers. Most figured that would change once Cleveland pulled off a sign-and-trade for forward Lauri Markkanen. Apparently, that’s not the..." September 07

  • 3 reasons The Hornets Should Trade For Ben Simmons To Pair Him With LaMelo Ball

    Clutch Points "Ben Simmons has decided he wants to move on from the Philadelphia 76ers and find a new place to play in the upcoming season. Simmons is only 25 and is already a two-time All-Star, checking a number of boxes as a player thanks to his playmaking and elite defense. Of course,..." September 07

  • Ben Simmons Feels Doc Rivers Was Never 'Reprimanded' for Controversial Comment

    SI "Doc Rivers didn't hold back during his postgame press conference following the Sixers' Game 7 loss in the second round of the playoffs to the Atlanta Hawks a couple of weeks back. When asked whether he believes Ben Simmons could be a point guard on a championship-winning team..." September 07

  • Why 76ers might be smart to start considering prospect-centric packages in a Ben Simmons trade

    CBS Sports "The Philadelphia 76ers and Ben Simmons are almost certainly not long for each other. After trade speculation turned into Simmons threatening not to report for training camp, the only questions are where and when Simmons will be traded, and what the Sixers will get in..." September 07

  • Ben Simmons, Sixers destined for a rare win-win breakup

    Basketball News "Ben Simmons and the Philadelphia 76ers need to come to a realization: they are better off separated. Rather than trying to force a square peg into a round hole, a trade would benefit both parties. Simmons needs to spread his wings elsewhere, while the Sixers need to find a better running mate..." September 07

  • Latest Buzz on Potential Ben Simmons Trade

    Bleacher Report "It's been seven weeks since the 2020-21 NBA season ended and the offseason began. And at that time, one of the biggest storylines in the league was whether Ben Simmons would be back with the Philadelphia 76ers next season. At this point, he remains in..." September 07

  • Ben Simmons will end up in Boston if Brad Stevens ‘buys the dip’

    Heavy "You can question Ben Simmons’ status as an NBA star, but there is no denying his name power. And, as is the case whenever any big-named player is potentially up for grabs, chances are your favorite team is at least going to be floated in trade talks — the Boston..." September 07

  • Ben Simmons appears to poke fun at trade rumors on Instagram

    Larry Brown Sports "As the basketball world anxiously waits to hear which team Ben Simmons will play for next, Simmons himself is having a bit of fun with the rumors. The Philadelphia 76ers star appeared to joke about his future in a post to his Instagram Story this weekend. Simmons posted a picture of..." September 06

  • How would Ben Simmons fit with the Warriors?

    Clutch Points "Though the Philadelphia Inquirer’s Keith Pompey recently reported that trade discussions pertaining to Ben Simmons between the Golden State Warriors and Philadelphia 76ers were extremely brief and unproductive due to Philly’s unrealistic asking price, it’s worth..." September 05

  • Should 76ers Accept Ben Simmons Trade From Raptors?

    NBA Analysis "With NBA training camps set to begin at the end of the month and then the 2021-22 season to begin shortly after, the Philadelphia 76ers are now on the clock in a sense to try and trade Ben Simmons. They have been unable to do so the last few months since losing in the playoffs to the..." September 05

  • Ben Simmons could face major repercussions for skipping Sixers’ camp

    Clutch Points "On Friday’s episode of “The Hoop Collective” podcast, host and ESPN insider Brian Windhorst pointed out the hefty fines that Philadelphia 76er Ben Simmons could be facing. As a part of his formal trade demand, Simmons recently informed the team that he will not..." September 04

  • 5 Players Looking for Bounce-back Seasons in 2021-22

    The Score "Whether due to injury or other factors, several key contributors across the league experienced dips in performance during the 2020-21 campaign. Here's a look at five players poised for bounce back seasons (make sure to check back tomorrow for Part 2).  September 04

  • Could Darius Garland be the key to Cavs’ push for Ben Simmons trade?

    Cavs Nation "LaMarcus Aldridge has returned. DeAndre Jordan is now a Laker. But still, Ben Simmons remains to be a member of the Philadelphia 76ers. The Cavs have now emerged as a true contender in the race to sign the Sixers want-away star, and it looks..." September 04

  • Hawks Could Facilitate Ben Simmons Trade To Timberwolves

    Fadeaway World "The Ben Simmons saga isn't ending anytime soon. Even though recent reports suggest the player will be on the Philadelphia 76ers roster when training camp starts, the consensus around the league is that Simmons will exit the Sixers sooner than later.  After the Sacramento..." September 03