By Jerry Wein
It’s hard to believe that the Sixers long Ben Simmons nightmare is over.
They traded their holdout, crybaby guard to the Nets for James Harden.
And no one tried harder to keep Simmons in Philly than Joel Embiid:
“I did a lot of chasing around trying to get him back and try to make him feel comfortable again. It was tough. I didn’t care anymore.”
Joel Embiid on Ben Simmons, James Harden, and the MVP race. Catch our convo on NBA Today: pic.twitter.com/cI2dXv6QIn
— Malika Andrews (@malika_andrews) February 22, 2022