Ben Simmons Posts Hilarious Social Media Post With John Wall as Trade Saga Intensifies

Published 09/22/2021, 1:48 PM EDT
Jan 27, 2021; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia 76ers forward Tobias Harris (12) celebrates with guard Ben Simmons (25) and center Joel Embiid (21) after scoring the game winning basket during the fourth quarter against the Los Angeles Lakers at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports


Three-time NBA All-Star Ben Simmons’ trade saga has been the talk among the NBA circles this off-season. Simmons has been with the Philadelphia 76ers since being drafted by them in 2016. However, the Australian point guard has reportedly decided that he won’t report to the Sixers training camp. Philadelphia 76ers and their 25-year-old star remain at an impasse since the end of last season.

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The off-season is quickly approaching its end and the Sixers are yet to fix the Ben Simmons saga. Many top teams are interested in signing Ben, but the Sixers would only trade him for an equally good player. But they’re yet to find a suitable replacement for Ben.

Jun 8, 2021; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons (25) hangs on the rim after dunking against the Atlanta Hawks during the first quarter in game two of the second round of the 2021 NBA Playoffs at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Houston Rockets are the latest name linked with the signature of Ben. According to several reports, John Wall is the name popping up that would go in the opposite direction of the possible trade. However, Simmons has recently posted a hilarious video of John Wall on his Instagram.

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Ben Simmons posts John Wall’s hilarious video

Ben Simmons has recently posted a hilarious video of John Wall on his Instagram story. The video is from a training court and John Wall is spotted using his towel after a practice session. Ben Simmons had a laugh at the end of the video.

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It appears that Ben Simmons and John Wall are having fun after a practice session. Despite the talks of a possible trade involving John Wall and Ben, the duo is having a good time. At this point, almost every starter’s name has been linked to Ben’s trade rumors. So, it’s not surprising that John Wall’s name is the latest to be linked in this trade saga.

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Simmons has four more years remaining on his contract with the Philadelphia 76ers. However, he would like to be traded and the Sixers want a suitable replacement in the trade deal. Both the Sixers and Ben are currently locked in a stalemate are yet to find a solution.

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The saga is going to take a new shape as Simmons doesn’t want to report to training camp, and financial penalties could be involved, as the 25-year-old is still under contract.

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Abhishek Singh

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Abhishek is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports with over two years of journalistic experience with Chase Your Sport and Dribl. A Football Management graduate, he has previously interned in the Indian Super League, I-League and the AFC Champions League. In addition to being a Michael Jordan fan, Abhishek is an ardent Steph Curry and Warriors guy, and believes they have a few more championships in store before the former retires.

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