Ben Simmons RUMORS & NEWS

  • Joel Embiid On Perceived Issues With Ben Simmons: “It’s B.S.”

    Bleacher Report "Joel Embiid doesn't have time for anyone who thinks he and Ben Simmons can't coexist with the Philadelphia 76ers.  Speaking to reporters Saturday, the All-Star center called it "BS" that his style of play doesn't mesh well with what Simmons brings..." February 15

  • Brett Brown firing more likely than Joel Embiid or Ben Simmons trade this summer

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Philadelphia 76ers have two All-Star players in Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons, two guys who can be foundational pieces of a franchise, and the team has given absolutely no indication there is a plan to break them up. That hasn’t stopped other teams from keeping..." February 12

  • People Around The League Think Sixers Could Give Up On Ben Simmons-Joel Embiid Duo

    Clutch Points "There are numerous people inside NBA circles who believe the Philadelphia 76ers will trade either Joel Embiid or Ben Simmons this summer, according to Howard Beck of Bleacher Report. This echoes a recent report from ESPN’s Brian Windhorst suggesting teams are..." February 12

  • Sixers GM Elton Brand addresses the Ben Simmons-Joel Embiid 'problem'

    USA Today "The Philadelphia 76ers are led by two of the NBA's brightest young stars in Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid. They are both All-Stars, they have shined on the game's biggest stage, and they have led the Sixers to success in recent seasons. Yet, due to some shortcomings by both,..." February 09

  • Tinashe How Many Months She Was Drunk For After Ben Simmons Left Her

    Black Sports Online "Tinashe recently admitted how badly seeing her ex-boyfriend Ben Simmons of the Philadelphia 76ers dating Kendall Jenner affected her. According to Tinashe the worst day of her life turned into a 6-month alcohol binge brought on by the new relationship Kendall Jenner and Ben Simmons..." February 04

  • Ben Simmons calls out Sixers for playing 'soft' against Heat

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "Ben Simmons called it as he saw it Monday night. He was asked why the Sixers struggled with physicality again in their 137-106 loss Monday night to the Miami Heat, their third straight defeat on the road. “We were soft,” he told reporters in..." February 04

  • Kendall Jenner and Ben Simmons are Spotted as they Leave the Super Bowl

    Daily Mail "Kendall Jenner and professional basketball player Ben Simmons have left fans reeling over their rekindled romance. And the 24-year-old model enjoyed a public outing with her on-and-off again boyfriend on Sunday night when they attended the Super Bowl LIV in Miami..." February 03

  • 2020 NBA All-Star Game reserves announced

    SB Nation "The full rosters for the 2020 NBA All-Star Game have been announced. The game will take place at the United Center in Chicago on Sunday, Feb. 16 with LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo acting as team captains in a draft format that is now entering its third season. The game will be..." January 30

  • Joel Embiid out, Ben Simmons has proven he's a ‘franchise cornerstone’

    Fox Sports "He stole the show during LeBron James’ milestone night, led the Philadelphia 76ers to a win over the best team in the Western Conference, and showed why it’s reasonable to think a team built around him could contend for a title. In the nine games Joel Embiid has..." January 26

  • 'It's a gift and a curse' — Steve Nash shares his thoughts on Ben Simmons

    NBC Philadelphia "On the surface, Steve Nash and Ben Simmons don’t have a ton in common.  Nash, inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2018, shot 42.8 percent from three-point range and 90.4 percent from the foul line in his NBA career. Simmons’ shooting is not a..." January 19

  • The Perfect Blockbuster Trade: Damian Lillard For Ben Simmons And Al Horford

    Fadeaway World "The Philadelphia 76ers have been off to a disappointing start and it is time for a change. Coming into this season, many expected them to represent the Eastern Conference in the NBA Finals after the big. Moves they made. After starting off 5-0, many expected them to cruise through the East but,..." January 16

  • Ben Simmons & Girlfriend Kendall Jenner Rumored to Be Back Together

    Heavy "Things appear to be rekindled between Ben Simmons and former girlfriend Kendall Jenner. The two spent New Year’s Eve together ringing in the start of 2020 at a downtown Philadelphia rooftop restaurant, per TMZ.  Kendall Jenner and Ben Simmons shared the New..." January 15

  • Can Ben Simmons and the Sixers Evolve with Joel Embiid Out?

    Bleacher Report "There's no way to frame Joel Embiid's absence as a positive, but if you squint hard enough at the situation, you can at least talk yourself into it being the kind of challenge that presents an opportunity. The Philadelphia 76ers announced Embiid would undergo..." January 10

  • 3 Players That Can Help Joel Embiid And Ben Simmons Win A Championship This Season

    Fadeaway World "The Philadelphia 76ers looked like the team to beat entering this season. After an eventful offseason, many expected this team to coast through the Eastern Conference, but this doesn’t seem like the case. The Sixers have fallen back to Earth after their 5-0 start and this recent..." January 09

  • Why The 76ers, Warriors Might Consider A Ben Simmons For D'Angelo Russell Trade

    NBC Sports Bay Area "The expectation around the NBA is that the Warriors will combine their top 2020 draft pick with D'Angelo Russell in a major trade this coming summer. As for who Golden State would receive in return, that's still very much unknown. Whether it's Giannis Antetokounmpo,..." January 08

  • Ben Simmons admits recent slump was frustrating, but he knows Philly can beat the best

    Clutch Points "The Philadelphia 76ers ended their four-game losing streak on Monday following a much needed win against the Oklahoma City Thunder. After the Sixers’ 120-113 victory, Philadelphia superstar Ben Simmons spoke about his team’s recent slump, admitting that it..." January 07

  • The Perfect Blockbuster Trade: Kyle Kuzma For Ben Simmons

    Fadeaway World "The Philadelphia 76ers and Los Angeles Lakers are two teams at the top of their respective Conference. For Philly, the core of Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons, Tobias Harris, and Al Horford is enough to consider them a major threat in the East. Though half of their core is still young and..." January 06

  • Sixers' Brett Brown calls out Ben Simmons for lack of threes

    Sportsnaut "It’s been a career-long theme for Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons. The lack of a mid-range game and the unwillingness to take three-pointers.  How bad has it got? People were absolutely shocked when the point-forward nailed his first career..." January 06

  • Kyle Kuzma and Ben Simmons’ Ex Tinashe Spark Dating Rumors With Matching IG Stories

    Sports Gossip "Kyle Kuzma's name has been rolling around the rumor mill the last few days, most recently he's being linked to the Sacramento Kings. Now there's a bit of personal life rumors floating through Instagram, as it's possible him and Tinashe could be an item. " January 06

  • Did Joel Embiid take shot at Ben Simmons in criticizing team?

    Sportsnaut "Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid has proven he’s willing to go after anyone in his career. Now, the All-Star is seemingly taking a few shots at teammate Ben Simmons with his comments on Thursday. Speaking to reporters about the team’s struggles offensively, Embiid..." January 02

  • Kendall Jenner, Ben Simmons ringin' in 2020 together

    TMZ "Kendall Jenner and Ben Simmons shared the New Year's Eve festivities together, further fueling rumors they're back together. Kendall and Ben were in downtown Philly, where he rented out Attico, the rooftop restaurant, for an NYE bash. K & B strolled in at..." January 01

  • As Ben Simmons continues elite two-way play, Sixers GM Elton Brand reminds us the shooting remains an issue

    CBS Sports "Ben Simmons is having another All-Star season. He's probably a top-five Defensive Player of the Year candidate, at least, and the 76ers are rolling along at 23-10 after a statement 121-109 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Christmas. But there are causes for..." December 26

  • Ben Simmons Has Attempted Zero Three Pointers Since Being Challenged By Brett Brown

    Fadeaway World "Six games ago, 76ers coach Brett Brown issued a challenge to Ben Simmons: shoot at least one three-pointer a game. For most players, they perform this task with ease, as the long-distance jumper is highly valued in today’s game. For Simmons, he has famously struggled to shot..." December 20

  • Ben Simmons on Spencer Dinwiddie: 'I love the way he plays'

    USA Today "Spencer Dinwiddie had another impressive performance for Brooklyn on Sunday. The point guard scored 24 points for the third game in a row, marking the 13th time he’s scored 20 or more points in the last 15 games — all of which Kyrie Irving has missed due to a right shoulder..." December 16

  • Jaylen Brown: Celtics nicknamed Grant Williams ‘Ben Simmons’ due to missed 3s

    NBC Sports "Celtics rookie Grant Williams on 3-pointers in his first 20 games: 0-for-25. 0-for-25! Nobody else has ever started a season that cold. Of everyone else to attempt at least 25 3-pointers in their first 20 games, nobody made fewer than two. Of everyone..." December 10

  • Kendall Jenner and Ben Simmons are Seemingly Back Together

    Sports Gossip "People love to hear about the personal relationships of athletes. Ben Simmons can't seem to keep out of the rumor mill, especially with an on again-off again relationship with Kendall Jenner. " December 09

  • Brett Brown Wants More Three-Pointers From Ben Simmons

    SI "It happened again! Philadelphia 76ers point guard Ben Simmons launched another real three-point shot on Saturday night against the Cleveland Cavaliers and drained it. As expected, the crowd at the Wells Fargo Center went crazy. After going through two seasons without a long-range shot..." December 08

  • Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons admit they were too ‘relaxed’ in loss to Wizards

    Clutch Points "The Philadelphia 76ers found themselves playing catch-up early against the Washington Wizards on Thursday night, something that cost them the game as they took a 119-113 loss, their seventh loss on the road. The star duo of Joel Embiid and Ben..." December 06

  • Kendall Jenner 'wants her ex Ben Simmons back after his flirtation with Maya Jama'

    Daily Mail "Ben Simmons set tongues wagging when he left a flirty emoji on one of Maya Jama's Instagram posts last month. And it seems the British presenter's alleged connection with NBA player Ben, 23, has left his ex-girlfriend Kendall Jenner jealous - and keen to win him..." December 05

  • In Ben Simmons and Matisse Thybulle, Sixers have options who can hang with perimeter scorers

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "Despite being 15-6 and 10-0 at Wells Fargo Center, the Sixers have the worst offensive rating in the NBA in fourth quarters (101.6). They scored only 18 points in the final period of a 103-94 win Monday night over the Jazz, a game they led by as many as 26 points. “I get a..." December 04

  • Ben Simmons looking forward to competing for Australia at 2020 Games

    The Score "As Philadelphia 76ers head coach Brett Brown reportedly finalizes a deal to coach Australia at next year's Olympics, it appears he'll have his star player with him. Ben Simmons says he plans to play for the Boomers at the 2020 Tokyo Games if he's..." November 21

  • 76ers' Ben Simmons drains first career NBA 3-pointer

    ESPN "It finally happened. After more than two seasons and in his 172nd NBA game, Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons made a 3-pointer. The moment Philadelphia fans have been waiting for came with 8:20 to play in the first quarter of Wednesday night's game at the..." November 20

  • The Ben Simmons shooting dream isn’t working out for the 76ers

    Clutch Points "Philadelphia 76ers fans entered the 2019-20 season with high hopes that Ben Simmons can finally take the next step in his game and incorporate a jump shot into his already dynamic offensive game. With the massive off-season hype that Simmons has been working on his jumper all..." November 19

  • How Maya Jama is Focused on Making it Work With Ben Simmons

    Black Sports Online "Ben Simmons and Maya Jama continue to fuel rumors of the two getting closer to being an exclusive couple. All the signs are there, Maya Jama has been spotted at Philadelphia 76ers games and Ben Simmons like ratio on her pics have skyrocketed over the last month. The two aren’t..." November 15

  • Ben Simmons Now Being Linked to British TV Personality Maya Jama

    Sports Gossip "Not only has Ben Simmons had an up and down start to his 76ers career on the court, it's been a whirlwind off the court. He has an impressive list of ex's. And now there's rumors he's seeing British TV Personality Maya Jama.  " November 13

  • Kendrick Perkins Says Sixers Should Consider Trading Ben Simmons

    Fadeaway World "As a 23-year-old offensive superstar, Ben Simmons is naturally one of the most valuable members of the Philadelphia 76ers. At the same time, he is also one of their most valuable trade assets. In a recent appearance on Radio.com’s Scal and Pals podcast, former NBA center..." November 13

  • Choosing Philadelphia’s Backup Point Guard

    Basketball Insiders "Early in the Philadelphia 76ers’ game against the Charlotte Hornets, Raul Neto was tasked with chasing Terry Rozier through numerous pick-and-rolls on the defensive end. Neto — who head coach Brett Brown called the team’s best defensive player in their game against the Utah..." November 12

  • Ben Simmons’ X-ray comes back negative, will be evaluated further Thursday

    CBS Sports "The Philadelphia 76ers just spent two games playing without Joel Embiid after the star big man was suspended for fighting with Karl-Anthony Towns. Now, they might have to spend some time without their other cornerstone.  Ben Simmons left the Sixers'..." November 07

  • Ben Simmons Exits Game With Shoulder Sprain

    SLAM Online "Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons left the team’s Wednesday battle against the Utah Jazz with a shoulder injury. Now, Derek Bodner of The Athletic reports, the team has revealed that the 23-year-old has suffered a shoulder sprain and will be re-evaluated on..." November 07

  • How Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons can become a Defensive Player of the Year candidate

    NBA.com "Ben Simmons has gone on record saying that he has aspirations to become the first guard to win Defensive Player of the Year since Gary Payton in 1996. How can he get there in Year 3? It begins with unmatched versatility. Context: At Sixers media day in late September, Ben Simmons..." November 02

  • Ben Simmons Getting MMA Training from Eddie Alvarez After Crazy NBA Brawl

    TMZ "Here's ex-UFC champ Eddie Alvarez breaking down Wednesday's big 76ers vs. Timberwolves NBA brawl ... and it's pretty great. Alvarez -- who was the lightweight champ in UFC and Bellator -- LOVED the way Ben Simmons applied a perfect rear-naked choke..." October 31

  • Timberwolves reject ruling that Ben Simmons was 'peacemaker' in Embiid-Towns fight

    ESPN "As the NBA's investigation into the altercation between Joel Embiid and Karl-Anthony Towns begins, the Minnesota Timberwolves are rejecting the game officials' characterization of Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons as a..." October 31

  • NBA ‘Groupie’ Kendall Jenner Shows Off Her Assets in Throwback Pic

    Sports Gossip "Besides playing in the NBA, Ben Simmons, Jordan Clarkson and Blake Griffin have another thing in common. All three have all been rumored to have dated Kendall Jenner at some point. " October 25

  • New Jersey Bar Giving Away Free Beer When Ben Simmons Hits First Three-Pointer

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "Sixers fans were already going to go wild when Ben Simmons hits his first regular season three pointer, but a Philadelphia area bar and brewery wants to make the occasion an even a bigger treat. Double Nickel Brewing Co., right across the bridge in Pennsauken, New Jersey and..." October 25

  • Ben Simmons looks back, stands by his comments on Australian casino racial profiling incident

    The Undefeated "Ben Simmons became the richest professional athlete in Australia’s history after signing a $170 million extension with the Philadelphia 76ers in July. But the NBA All-Star’s fame, money and stature did not protect him from what he believes was racial profiling by the Crown..." October 23

  • Ben Simmons isn't here for your 3-point shooting revolution

    ESPN "Few things in the NBA have been talked about more, and happen less, than Ben Simmons jump shots. Don't expect that to change just yet. "It's not that I don't need to do it," Simmons said this preseason when asked about his lack of shooting...." October 23

  • Sixers star Ben Simmons can’t get caught up in settling for jumpers behind-the-arc this season

    Hoops Rumors "Despite improving his already impressive arsenal, Sixers star Ben Simmons can’t get caught up in settling for jumpers behind-the-arc this season, Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Inquirer writes. Simmons shocked the Philadelphia crowd as the first half..." October 14

  • Ben Simmons’ Ex Tinashe Likes the Sixers Star’s Latest Post

    Sports Gossip "Tinashe spoke out following her highly-publicized breakup with Ben Simmons. It was last Summer the two broke things off.    Taking to Twitter, the R&B singer posted an open letter in which she addressed her relationship with the NBA star, and denied..." October 08

  • Ben Simmons Has Issue With Reporter Over ‘Dumb Question’

    Crossing Broad "Didn’t make it down to Sixers camp yesterday, but you might have seen this clip floating around on Twitter. It’s Ben Simmons in a scrum with reporters, when Jack McCaffery of the Delco Times asks him about shooting three pointers in practice: October 05

  • Al Horford already seeing signs of leadership from Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid

    Clutch Points "New Philadelphia 76ers addition Al Horford is already seeing signs of growing leadership in teammates Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid, noting the two young stars are ready for the next challenge: “They’re proven players in the NBA,..." October 04