The fallout from the trade request by Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons has begun to ripple.
Everybody remembers the dunk that Simmons passed up during the Game 7 loss to the Atlanta Hawks.
Per USA Today’s Jeff Zillgitt, there has been a growing rift between Simmons and Embiid, and frustrations boiled over after the loss to Atlanta:
But the issue was deeper than one play, one game, one series. Co/1kq9VI9byE
– Joel “Troel” Embiid September 1, 2021
The relationship between Embiid and Simmons has not always been sunshine and rainbows.