The Philadelphia 76ers and disgruntled star Ben Simmons are in a standoff as training camp looms and Simmons’ trade-request and holdout drama grows.
This situation has been fluid since Simmons went public in late August. The Sixers have been trying to contain the drama while seeking the right value for him. ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith reports the Portland Trail Blazers have been discussing internally a deal for Simmons, and they are beginning to put together an offer:
The Portland Trail Blazers, from what I’m told, obviously, they’re talking about C.J. McCollum.