Two NBA superstars in spite of everything were given their want in a single industry — James Harden has been shipped to the Philadelphia 76ers in trade for Ben Simmons.
The blockbuster deal is these days being finalized, in keeping with Shams Charania … and can reportedly come with Seth Curry, Andre Drummond and two first-round alternatives heading to Brooklyn.
The industry formally ends Simmons’ stand-off with the Sixers — he hasn’t performed a minute of basketball this season … pronouncing he was once now not mentally ready to compete.
Extra just lately, Harden reportedly hated his time in BK … and was once hoping to get traded to a brand new franchise.
It is crushing for Sixers trainer Document Rivers, who advised us again in the summertime he sought after Simmons again this season.
The transfer rocks the Jap Convention — the Sixers are these days fifth within the standings with a 32-22 document … and the Nets are sitting in eighth with a 29-25 document.
Whilst Simmons hasn’t performed, Harden has been productive with 22 issues, 8 rebounds and 10 assists.