By Jerry Wein
Ric Bucher is a respected NBA journo, who now toils for Fox Sports.
And this report, while unsourced, is totally believable to Sixers fans:
Following a Game 3 loss vs Boston, the Nets players asked Ben Simmons in a group chat if he was ready to play in Game 4. Ben Simmons did not answer the question and proceeded to leave the chat, per @RicBucher on @TheHerd.
"KD was like 'This is who I'm playing with?!" 🍿 pic.twitter.com/c5gGH7zUT1
— Unbiased NBA Fan (@nonbiasednbafan) August 7, 2022