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76ers' Joel Embiid goes deep on Ben Simmons' holdout: 'Weird, disappointing, borderline kind of disrespectful'

76ers' Joel Embiid goes deep on Ben Simmons' holdout: 'Weird, disappointing, borderline kind of disrespectful'

It didn’t take long for Joel Embiid to share his true feelings about Ben Simmons' holdout and trade request. During his Thursday media availability, Embiid responded to a report from The Athletic’s Sam Amick indicating that Simmons believed the pairing of the 76ers stars had “run its course.

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Doc Rivers says comments about Ben Simmons' ability to lead championship team were 'misrepresented'

Doc Rivers says comments about Ben Simmons' ability to lead championship team were 'misrepresented'

76ers coach Doc Rivers said Wednesday during an appearance on ESPN’s “First Take” that his comments about Ben Simmons after Philadelphia’s Game 7 loss to the Hawks in the 2021 Eastern Conference semifinals were “misrepresented.

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