‘Going to Get Booed Nonstop’: Sixers Fans Warn Ben Simmons of Epic Backlash Amidst Return Rumors

Published 10/11/2021, 1:24 PM EDT


The Ben Simmons saga is one of the biggest talking points of the summer. Ben expressed his desire to leave the Philadelphia 76ers back in August. Since then, both the franchise and the player have been locked in a standoff. The past two months have been full of rumors linking Ben Simmons with almost every team out there.

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Every new day comes with an update on Ben Simmons’ situation. Sixers fans are the most confused here as they wait for the team to build for the new season. However, lately, there have been some positive updates regarding Ben’s return to Philadelphia. According to NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski, the possibility of Ben Simmons reporting to the team has increased in the last few days.

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The Sixers are still trying to find potential suitors for the 25-year-old Australian, but their priority is to get Simmons back for this season. However, this hasn’t gone down well with the Sixers fans.

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Simmons had a disastrous playoff campaign last season. The Sixers crashed out of the Eastern Conference playoffs after losing against Atlanta Hawks. The Sixers staff and players criticized Simmons after his dismal outing against the Hawks. Due to this, Simmons decided not to play again for the Sixers despite having four more years on his contract.

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Simmons’ camp has always maintained their position that the player has no plans to stay with the Sixers. However, now the reports suggest that Simmons is closer to returning. The above reactions are just on social media. We can’t imagine what’s it’s going to be like at the Wells Fargo Center. If in case Ben stays this season, he’s should think about coming not too close to the fans during the home games.

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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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