Heavily criticized since the end of the playoffs, Ben Simmons has fueled a great controversy among the Philadelphia 76ers by refusing to return to train. Lately, the playmaker seems to have reversed his decision and Doc Rivers is counting on him this season.
Since the end of the playoffs, Ben simmons is at the heart of a great controversy among Philadelphia 76ers. After the elimination of his team against the Atlanta hawks, the playmaker, who has been the victim of heavy criticism of his shooting skills, has decided not to return to train. Feeling too little supported, the Australian would have even tried to force a trade to another franchise. But for the moment, Ben simmons is still with the Philadelphia 76ers and he seems to have reconsidered his decision. Doc rivers, he does not intend to abandon it so easily.
“I will never give up a player who is in my group”
” The first step was to get him through the health protocol. Now, the next step will be to integrate him into the team. Is this the perfect situation? No, and I understand that. But I will never give up a player who is in my group. I can not do that. It doesn’t matter what the player said. He is in the workforce. And my job is to make every player believe that this team, which is assembled right now, can win. It doesn’t matter if a player wants to be here or not, I have to get this message across »Said the coach of Philadelphia 76ers in comments relayed by Basketball Session.