Few are the cities that make up the NBA geography that have not been linked, in one way or another, to Ben Simmons. The point-forward has communicated to management his desire to leave the Philadelphia 76ers, a seemingly final decision after even stating that he is willing to be fined more than a million dollars for not showing up for the training camp.
In this way, it only seems a matter of time before his next destination in the league is revealed. And as its value declines over the weeks, new franchises have been encouraged to join the puja. One of the last to point out Philly it was the Boston Celtics. However, they will not become crazy.
According to information collected by the middle Heavy, Brad Stevens would be willing to bid for Simmons if his value continues to plummet and if the player himself expresses a desire to play in the franchise. At first glance, the focus of attention would point to forming a Big Three along with Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown, pieces that the executive would not put on the table in hypothetical negotiations.
As an example, the insider A. Sherrod Blakley compared the situation with that of Dennis Schröder, saving the obvious differences between the two scenarios. The initial claims of the German international exceeded twenty million annually. Demands that quickly collided with harsh reality, forcing the player to sign with the Celtics for a single year and $ 5.9 million.
In this way, this information would follow this line: incorporate Simmons in the event that the quality and quantity of the offers decline significantly. However, the poster of the still player of the 76ers is high and surely with many more suitors than Schröder could have.
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