NBA: For Ben Simmons, the die is cast

NBA player Ben SImmons [Wikimedia Commons | Keith Allison]
September 26, 2021

Renegade Ben Simmons has turned down a proposed meeting with his Philadelphia 76ers teammates in Los Angeles to thresh out the issues that has led to the Aussie playmaker’s decision to boycott training camp, which starts on Sept. 29 Manila time.


Ben Simmons: On the Crossroads

Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid of the Philadelphia 76ers. [photo: Keith Allison | Flickr]
September 23, 2021

The Philadelphia 76ers have the option of withholding $8,250,984 from Benjamin David (Ben) Simmons’ $33 million salary for 2021-22 on October 1 (Oct. 2 in Philippine time) if the Aussie makes good on his threat to boycott NBA training camp that opens on September 29 Manila time.