Ben Simmons almost sat out Game 7 vs. Hawks after dubious COVID-19 exposure, report claims

Ben Simmons will not play in the Sixers’ preseason finale Friday against the Detroit Pistons, a question coach Doc Rivers had left open until his absence from the team shootaround made a test-run appearance unlikely. Simmons’ eventual return to the court remains as enigmatic as the overall mood since he suddenly showed up at the … Read more

Sixers confident in Ben Simmons trade position in spite of uncertainty ahead

Which version of Ben Simmons are the Sixers going to get? That’s been the big question in Philadelphia this week following Simmons’ return to the city, though it doesn’t seem to be weighing heavily on the Sixers’ minds right now, at least as it pertains to their ability to potentially trade him down the road. … Read more

Simmons meets with Morey, Brand, sources say

Philadelphia 76ers All-Star guard Ben Simmons passed his physical and held a meeting with the team’s front office on Tuesday, but he remains ineligible to participate in team-related activities until Friday, at the earliest, due to NBA health and safety protocols, sources told ESPN. Simmons met with Sixers president of basketball operations Daryl Morey and … Read more

76ers All-Star Ben Simmons arrives in Philadelphia as talks progress with team: ESPN

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — After staying away for the first two weeks of the preseason, 76ers All-Star guard Ben Simmons reported to the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia on Monday night, sources told ESPN. As the Sixers neared the tip of a 115-104 preseason victory over the Brooklyn Nets, Simmons — fresh off a flight from … Read more

‘Get Him Out Of Here’: Sixers Fans React To Ben Simmons Showing Back Up To Philadelphia After Holdout

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Looks like Ben Simmons is ready to play nice with the Sixers. The All-Star guard is reportedly in Philadelphia, ready to join the team. Sixers All-Star Ben Simmons has arrived in Philadelphia and took a Covid-19 test — as required by NBA protocol, sources tell ESPN. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) October 12, … Read more

Report: Ben Simmons Arrives In Philadelphia, Sixers ‘Hopeful’ For Return To Court

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Ben Simmons’ time in Philadelphia might not be over after all. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports Simmons is back in Philadelphia Monday night and has taken a COVID-19 test. It remains to be seen when or if Simmons will return to the court as a Sixer but the organization is reportedly hopeful. Sixers … Read more