NBA Rumors: The Philadelphia 76ers officially begin to withhold money from Ben Simmons. Simmons still is not showing up to Philadelphia and has understood the ramifications of his holdout.
– Shams Charania October 1, 2021
It’s not exactly surprising that the Sixers elected to withhold Simmons his money.
Even though Philadelphia has said they don’t want to trade Simmons, the overwhelming narrative was that they would eventually move him – whether that happened sooner or later.