The 76ers reportedly stopped fining Simmons, who said he was mentally unready to play, because he was ostensibly working toward being able to fulfill his contractual duties.
But someone from Simmons’ agency is already eliminating the possibility Simmons could play for Philadelphia? That raises questions.
There might be unique mental issues with Simmons playing for the 76ers. Where is the line between Simmons not being mentally ready to play for Philadelphia and Simmons just not wanting to play for Philadelphia? These are messy gray areas.