Not only does Simmons remain off the floor for the Sixers 27 games into the 2021-2022 NBA season, but trade talks have been paused for quite some time now. As the Sixers want top prospects in a deal for or centered around Simmons, let’s take a look at the possible prospects the 76ers could target based on the seven inquiring teams.
New York Knicks
- Julius Randle
- RJ Barrett
- Kemba Walker
Unless another team is involved, it’s difficult to imagine the Sixers and the Knicks striking a deal centered around Ben Simmons. Westbrook might give the Sixers more than what Simmons has been giving them lately, which is absolutely nothing, but Philly’s spacing wouldn’t get much better by sending Tyrese Maxey back to the bench in favor of starting Westbrook.