NBA News: Brooklyn Nets’ Ben Simmons Philadelphia 76ers Trade Deal Confirmed By NBA Star Himself

The Brooklyn Nets’ forward and guard Ben Simmons has said that he would love to play for the Philadelphia Sixers. The Australian star played for the Sixers from the 2017-18 season to the 2020-21 season and then moved to the Nets. Recently, the player showed his desire to wear the Sixers’ colors again. With the likes of James Harden and Joel Embiid, the Sixers have had their fun.

But now, dark clouds are looming over Philadelphia. Harden has requested for a trade to the Clippers and is rumored to have sworn to never put on the Sixers’ jersey again. The reigning MVP Embiid is also likely to leave if Harden leaves since it would weaken the Sixers for sure. If things stay the same as they are, the Sixers might have to rebuild again. But Simmons’ recent statement might have poured some confidence into them. Here is all the information about what Ben Simmons said about his return to the Philadelphia Sixers.

Ben Simmons has said that he would love to return to the Sixers

What did Ben Simmons say about the Sixers?

Ben quoted that he had a lot of fun in Philadelphia, and he was happy with the timing when the two parties parted ways. The Australian forward said that everything that happened gave him a chance to appreciate the time he spent with the Sixers. He also came up with the fact that whenever he is asked about where he would like to get traded, the 27-year-old responds that Philly is his second home and he would like to go back there. He concluded by saying that no matter how it ended, it was what it was.

Ben Simmons:

“The version I’m at now, if I was playing against myself from last season, I would kill him. That’s how I feel.”

(via @andscape,

— Legion Hoops (@LegionHoops) August 29, 2023

How did Ben Simmons perform last season?

The LSU Tigers product played 42 games for the Nets last season and averaged 6.9 points per game. He also managed to have 6.1 assists and 6.3 rebounds per game while shooting 56.5 percent from the field.

Ben Simmons has expressed his aim to ‘dominate’ other players this upcoming season:

“For me to come back and dominate people will be great. I don’t intend to come back the same player I was last [season], because that’s not even close to where I am. I get excited because I’m…

— OutOfSightSports????™️ (@OOSSports) August 30, 2023

What did Ben Simmons say about his future?

Ben said that he would love to come back and dominate people. He added that he intends to be a lot better than he was last year but he will not push himself and will let things happen while enjoying his game.

Will Ben reunite with the Sixers and save them from the chaos they are headed to? We’ll keep you updated.