On Tuesday, the Philadelphia 76ers banned one in every of their finest gamers from taking part within the recreation earlier than the North American Skilled Basketball League (NBA).
Head coach Rivers mentioned that the conduct of Australian participant Ben Simmons was not good for the staff, so he despatched him house from coaching and didn’t have the chance to take part within the band’s season opener in New Orleans on Wednesday.
“I do not care about this individual. He does no matter he needs.” Philadelphia’s greatest star, Joel Embiid, talked about his teammates.
Simmons requested the membership to exchange him in the summertime, however this didn’t occur, which is why the three-time All-Star nationwide staff participant skipped coaching camp and solely joined the body on Sunday. He needed to go away Tuesday’s coaching as a result of he practiced reluctantly and with out curiosity.
Simmons has 4 years remaining on his contract, and his annual wage is $147 million.