The 76ers were “burned in anger” by Ben Simmons due to false injuries and mental illness-report
According to Philadelphia Broadcasting Corporation Howard Eskine, the 76ers were angry with Ben Simmons because they thought he was pretending to be injured and mentally ill.
Simmons left without attending training on Thursday. He complained of a tight back and received some treatment for it before being allowed to perform a scheduled personal exercise. But he left the team’s facilities without entering the training ground.
According to sources, I believe #76人队 Ben Simmons pretends to be injured and mentally ill. He came for 2 days and said that he had a stiff back and was not mentally ready for the game. Mental illness is a serious problem, and the team is angry that Simmons has embarked on this path. The team plans to fine him every game
— Howard Eskin (@howardeskin) October 21, 2021
According to The Athletic’s Shams Charania, Simmons will definitely miss Friday’s game against the Brooklyn Nets and is not expected to participate in an “indeterminate period of time.”
This latest development comes as 76ers general manager Daryl Morey (Daryl Morey) stated that he is ready to delay the Simmons legend for four years.
“You would think I’m joking, I’m not, it may be four years,” Morey said. “The conditions I pointed out to you will not change.”
“Unless Ben Simmons is traded as a different maker, we are at the peak of Joel. [Embiid]Occupation. We must find Ben Simmons, or play well for us, he helped us win the championship, or we must find Ben Simmons’s difference maker. “
At the same time, the 76ers players have been doing their best to surpass Simmons’ drama. They gathered for a team dinner before the season opener on Tuesday, trying to unite.
Joel Embiid said: “It’s good to go out and not talk about basketball and life.” “It’s also an evolution for me, because I usually just want to stay in my room when I’m on the road. Inside, making phone calls and playing video games.”
Dr. Rivers said his team handled it very well.
“[The players] It has always been normal, the only abnormal part is that they had to talk to the media afterwards and were asked questions [about Simmons]. It’s about playing basketball and growing together, and they have done a good job in this area. “
This post is written by Nick Jungfer