As the Ben Simmons legend continues to unwind, significant reports have actually brought out various groups tossing their name in the hat for the Philadelphia 76ers’ three-time all-star.
The most current advancement in this continuous story begins Friday when the The Athletic’s David Aldrige exposes that Simmons would be open to a trade to the Sacramento Kings.
“I’ve written this on Simmons to Sac before, and the rationale still holds. Simmons is an elite defensive player. He’s an elite passer. He has four years left on his deal. (He would have no problem going to Sacramento, I’m told, so strong is his desire to get out of Philadelphia.)”
It stays to be seen whether Ben Simmons gives up and appears to the Sixers.
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Earlier in the Summer, reports came out that Simmons had an interest in playing for 3 various California groups leaving Kings fans to question if they were among among those group teams.
It was likewise reported that the Sixers asking rate was too high for the Sacramento with the Kings having no interest in trading franchise focal points such as De’Aaron Fox and Tyrese Haliburton.
Sacramento has actually considering that prepared previous Baylor standout Davion Mitchell, and Aldrige keeps in mind that the Kings’ existing backcourt log jam might be repaired if Haliburton or Mitchell is made use of as the primary piece in a Simmons trade.
Veteran sharpshooter Buddy Hield’s name has actually likewise appeared in several trade reports relating to the 76ers.
While Kings have actually struggled to acquire any consistency, missing out on the playoffs for 16 successive seasons, managing a trade for among the very best young gamers in the video game in Simmons might definitely assist set off the turn-around. Stay tuned for more information and updates as Simmons’ time in Philadelphia ends.