The Sixers and Ben Simmons are involved in an UGLY divorce. The 3 time All-Star has yet to report, and seems to be willing to give up a lot of money until he is traded out of town. We have heard that the Sixers price for Simmons is steep, but Shams Charania from the Athletic has released what the Sixers asking price was in trade talks with the Portland Trailblazers.
- THREE 1st round picks
- THREE pick swaps
Latest on Ben Simmons and the 76ers: pic.twitter.com/PWuRV9eyV8— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) October 8, 2021
Portland is one of many teams interested in Simmons, but it is interesting that Shams didnt mention that CJ McCollum wasnt included. It doesnt mean he wasnt asked for because Shams used the caveat “in a trade package.” The money would have to match and CJ McCollum would make sense, but the Sixers could also include a 3 team trade to make the cash work if Portland, for whatever reason, wouldnt want to include McCollum.
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