'Pathetic' Simmons hits 76ers with another snub

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Australian NBA prima Ben Simmons has reportedly moved his workouts to a installation abstracted from the Philadelphia 76ers.

It comes aft Simmons connected the play appeared to beryllium nearing a instrumentality to tribunal aft helium was spotted moving retired pre-game astatine Philadelphia's location arena, the Wells Fargo Center.

But a instrumentality immoderate clip soon present looks to beryllium a agelong shot, with Simmons moving distant from 76ers office to bid astatine a antithetic installation successful the city, according to Philadelphia writer and vigor big Howard Eskin.

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"The Ben Simmons fiasco continues," Eskin wrote connected Twitter. "He has recovered different installation to enactment retired and it's not astatine Sixers facility.

"I person confirmed the sighting of Simmons astatine the Fitler Club tribunal astatine 2400 Market St, Philadelphia."

The 2021-22 NBA play is astir 2 months in, and Simmons, who has requested a commercialized retired of Philadelphia, is yet to marque his instrumentality to the tribunal owed to intelligence wellness reasons.

Earlier this month, Simmons was fined by the Philadelphia 76ers for failing to question with the squad connected a roadworthy trip.

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Prior to the 76ers' clash with the Celtics successful Boston, Philadelphia caput manager Doc Rivers was asked astir the Simmons situation.

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Rivers said the concern wasn't his concern, alternatively that of 76ers president of hoops operations Daryl Morey and wide manager Elton Brand.

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"I virtually don't adjacent speech astir it. I manager the squad and the guys that I tin spot each day," Rivers said, arsenic quoted by Philadelphia writer Justin Grasso.

"I fto Daryl and Elton woody with each of the different stuff."

The three-time NBA All-Star is expected to gain adjacent to $45 cardinal for the 2021-22 NBA play alone.

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