Philadelphia 76ers droop Ben Simmons for his or her season opener

12:24 p.m. ET

  • Tim BontempsESPN

PHILADELPHIA – The 76ers introduced Tuesday afternoon that Ben Simmons had been banned from a recreation for conduct that was opposed to the group, inflicting him to overlook the group’s season opener in New Orleans towards the Pelicans on Wednesday evening.

The assertion was launched late Tuesday within the group’s coaching session after Simmons was kicked out of coaching by 76ers coach Doc Rivers, sources mentioned Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. Primarily, Simmons was thrown for refusing to bear an train a number of occasions, sources mentioned Wojnarowski.

Simmons’ reluctance to have interaction bodily and mentally with the Sixers since his return has been a relentless theme, sources instructed Wojnarowski.

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Tuesday marked the third straight day that Simmons had educated with the group after clearing the NBA’s well being and security protocols for re-entry on Friday. He returned to the group on October eleventh after lacking the primary two weeks of coaching in hopes of fulfilling his low season commerce request.

He labored with the second group in coaching on each Sunday and Monday and instantly left the sphere when each coaching periods have been over.

Rivers had beforehand declined to say when Simmons could be returning to the sphere with the group for a recreation.

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