While Simmons is back in town, there are still major questions about his future with the team.
Chief among them is whether Simmons will actually take the court for the Sixers, or if he’s just there so he doesn’t keep losing money. Speaking to reporters on Wednesday, head coach Doc Rivers expressed optimism that Simmons will play, but didn’t sound all that confident. ”
Though his immediate future lies in Philadelphia, Simmons’ trade request still looms over the entire situation.