The Celtics have engaged in conversations with the 76ers about Simmons
The team that essentially unlocked the key to stopping Ben Simmons might be the team ready to try to acquire it.
According to The Athletic’s Shams Charania, the Boston Celtics have shown interest in the three-time All-Star goaltender.
The Boston Celtics have engaged in conversations with the 76ers revolving around Simmons and have expressed interest in the 6-foot-11 guard, sources say. Athleticism. The talks have been fluid and have not yet proceeded, according to these sources. Any potential Simmons deal with the Celtics is expected to include All-Star forward Jaylen Brown, a rising talent who is in the midst of another career season, averaging 25.6 points, 6.1 rebounds and 2.5. assists.
As Charania reports, the Sixers would likely be looking to acquire Celtics All-Star Jaylen Brown, who has a year-long career in Boston. Adding Brown would give the Sixers a scorer they lack, but can Brown get the big bucket late in games which the team is currently lacking.
Brown, who is currently out with a hamstring injury, is averaging 25.6 points per game, achieving 39.6% of those 3-point tries.
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It would be an ultimate change of scenery and philosophy for both teams, with the Celtics realizing that they are not good enough as they are currently being built and the Sixers are obviously looking to move on from the Simmons drama.
Philadelphia comes on Monday night at 8-2, good for the top spot in the Eastern Conference playoff race, while Boston is 4-6 in its first 10 games this season.
Remember the Boston Celtics hired former Sixers assistant Ime Udoka, who has known Simmons from his time in Philadelphia.