Ben Simmons

Sixers Notes: Milton, Offseason, Title Contention, Simmons

1 month ago   |   By Hoops Rumors

Sixers reserve guard Shake Milton continues to struggle with a sprained ankle. Head coach Doc Rivers said today that Milton was “nowhere near” being ready to rejoin his teammates for Philadelphia in the club's season opening contest on Tuesday, tweets Tom Moore of the Bucks County Courier Times. Rivers notes that he expects Milton to be unavailable “for a while.”
The 6'5″ Milton, selected with the No. 54 pick in the 2018 draft, enjoyed a breakout year with the Sixers during the 2020/21 season, averaging career highs of 13.0 PPG, 3.1 APG and 2.3 in 63 games.
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Simmons practices but playing status unclear

1 month ago   |   By ESPN

Ben Simmons practiced with the 76ers for the first time this season on Sunday, though no decision was made on his status for the season opener.
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Rivers: No timeline for Simmons' return after 1st practice Sunday

1 month ago   |   By TheScore

Philadelphia 76ers head coach Doc Rivers is hesitant to say when Ben Simmons will return to the lineup after the three-time All-Star participated in team activities Sunday for the first time following an offseason holdout. "I don't know yet. I'm going to wait and see," Rivers said, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer's Keith Pompey. Rivers continued: "I thought he was in decent shape. Still not obviously game shape." Simmons reportedly vowed to never play for the Sixers again following their Game 7 loss to the Atlanta Hawks in the Eastern Conference semifinals. He refused contact from...
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Ben Simmons practices with 76ers as saga takes another turn

Ben Simmons practices with 76ers as saga takes another turn

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

It was only a practice - we're talking about practice - but Ben Simmons was finally at one on Sunday.
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Simmons practices with 76ers; status for opener unknown

Simmons practices with 76ers; status for opener unknown

1 month ago   |   By TORONTO STAR


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Ben Simmons practices with 76ers, status for season opener unknown

1 month ago   |   By Sportsnet

CAMDEN, N.J. - Ben Simmons practiced with the Philadelphia 76ers for the first time this season on Sunday, though no decision was made on his status for the season opener.
“He was just one of the players,” coach Doc Rivers said.
Simmons was a holdout for training camp and the early part of the preseason in the wake of his offseason trade demand. The three-time All-Star guard made a surprise return to the team on Monday. Once he cleared the NBA health and safety protocols, Simmons was eligible to practice.
The Sixers open the season Wednesday at New Orleans and play their home opener Friday...
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Doc Rivers Says Ben Simmons Isn't in Game Shape Ahead of 76ers' Season Opener

1 month ago   |   By Bleacher Report

Head coach Doc Rivers provided an update on Ben Simmons after the star point forward practiced with the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday for the first time since...
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