NBA Rumors: Sixers Should ‘Seriously Explore Trading’ Ben Simmons, Says Ben Golliver Of ‘Washington Post’

Ben Simmons of the Sixers

The Philadelphia 76ers entered the 2018-19 NBA season with the goal of contending for the NBA championship title. The arrival of Jimmy Butler in Philadephia to team up with Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid made most people believe that the Sixers are ready to replace the Cleveland Cavaliers as the new ruler of the Eastern Conference. However, the Sixers’ two young stars, Simmons and Embiid, were noticeably having a hard time adjusting with their roles since they acquired Butler.

Jimmy Butler undeniably made the Sixers a better team on both ends of the floor, but since they engaged in a blockbuster deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves, one of Philadelphia’s main weaknesses was exposed, which is floor spacing. Aside from their three-point percentage that currently ranks 23rd in the league, per, one of the Sixers’ starters, Ben Simmons, isn’t a threat at all from beyond the arc.

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