While Simmons’ actual reasoning for sitting out and demanding a trade remains unclear, there has been some speculation that his unwillingness to face the tough Philly crowd after a rough second-round playoff series could play a significant part in his absence this week.
And the longer Simmons continues to make it clear he’s not coming back to Philly, the more the criticism he draws from fans, radio hosts, writers, and… Weathermen. On Monday, Schwartz didn’t hold back as he wanted to dish in his two cents on the Ben Simmons situation on-air before giving viewers the weather.
Will Ben Simmons play for the Sixers again? While the team wants him back, the All-Star seems pretty much set on moving on.