Ben Simmons has knowledgeable the Philadelphia 76ers that he not desires to stay with the franchise and doesn’t intend to report back to coaching camp.
Simmons met with Josh Harris, Daryl Morey, Elton Model and Doc Rivers final week in Los Angeles.
The 76ers have been making an attempt to commerce Simmons for the second time since December and his commerce worth throughout the league has gone down.
Simmons has 4 seasons and $147 million remaining on his deal and he is ready to simply accept the implications of a wonderful for now reporting to camp.
Whereas there are many groups enthusiastic about buying and selling for Simmons, the asking value sought by the 76ers has been past what most would contemplate to be his truthful market worth.
“Take into consideration three months in the past when the Sixers are keen to surrender Ben Simmons. You might be like, ‘Let’s see what we’ve to do to get him,’” stated a Western Convention govt, who spoke on the situation of anonymity. “Now, the distinction is Ben Simmons says he refuses to play for the Sixers. He desires to go to a few California groups. There’s a lot dangerous blood between him and the staff.”
The manager stated groups should not keen to present in to the Sixers’ steep asking value figuring out they’ve to maneuver Simmons.
“The child stated he’s not going again,” the chief stated. “I’m not supplying you with what you’re demanding. They actually messed this up.”