As the 2021-22 season continues to get closer, Ben Simmons is still on the Philadelphia 76ers roster. While they’re shopping him on the open market, they haven’t been able to find the right trade partner.
According to Marc Stein, the Cavaliers are continuing to keep their hat in the ring to try to pry Simmons from Philadelphia.
It’s unclear exactly what Cleveland would offer, but you’d have to assume Collin Sexton would be part of the package. Either way, the Sixers have had an extremely high asking price for Simmons to this point.
Last season, Simmons averaged 14.3 points, 7.2 rebounds and 6.9 assists per game. With a ton of young talent, the Cavaliers would only raise their ceiling if they were able to acquire the three-time NBA All-Star.
While there’s a chance the Sixers carry Simmons into the start of next season, it’s likely that they’ll continue to shop him even more aggressively over the next few weeks.