Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Philadelphia 76ers

Report: Ben Simmons returns to Philadelphia 76ers practice

Ben Simmons and Doc Rivers
Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Ben Simmons reportedly practiced with the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday, which marks the first time he has participated in team activities in months.

It has been a whirlwind of an offseason for the team and its disgruntled star.

After a disappointing end to the Sixers’ playoff run earlier this year, Simmons formally requested a trade from the organization that drafted him with the first overall pick in 2016. However, the front office could not find a trade package that it liked.

What ensued was a holdout, with Simmons missing training camp and the early part of the preseason.

Earlier this month, it was reported that the two parties had been working toward a resolution to bring Simmons back to Philadelphia.

It is unclear if the point guard will play for the Sixers immediately. For one thing, he may still not be in game shape after being away from the team for so long. Also, the team is reportedly still continuing to look for trade partners.

Only time will tell if Simmons will continue wearing a Sixers uniform as the season progresses.


Arizona Cardinals

Arizona Cardinals assistant coach Sean Kugler was fired by the team during its trip to Mexico City to play the San Francisco 49ers in...

Charlotte Hornets

The wife of Charlotte Hornets forward Gordon Hayward offered some blistering criticism of her husband’s team over the perceived lack of protection offered to...

Utah Jazz

Several Eastern Conference contenders are interested in Utah Jazz forward Rudy Gay, who has played a limited role for the Jazz so far this...

Brooklyn Nets

Though Brooklyn Nets star guard Kyrie Irving has managed to return from a suspension that stemmed from him promoting anti-Semitic media, the topic is...