REPORT: Tyrese Maxey Likely to be Traded in Potential Ben Simmons Deal

The trade rumors surrounding the Philadelphia 76ers have almost exclusively featured star forward Ben Simmons, but another player could be on their way out.

According to Jason Dumas from Bleacher Report, second-year guard Tyrese Maxey could be on his way out of Philadelphia because of his agency, Klutch Sports.

Rich Paul, who founded Klutch Sports, is reportedly looking to move his only two clients, Maxey and Simmons, out of Philadelphia.

Dumas went on to report that Paul asked Maxey to no longer set up community events in Philadelphia because “Paul would not like Maxey to grow roots in Philly if he could be gone.”

Maxey had a strong rookie campaign for the 76ers last season after getting taken in the first round of the 2020 NBA Draft out of the University of Kentucky. Maxey played 61 games last season and averaged 8.0 points, 2.0 assists and 1.7 rebounds per game before playing a minor role in the postseason that saw him average 6.3 points per game on 43.9 percent shooting from the field.

He also shined in two NBA Summer League games, averaging 26.0 points, 5.5 rebounds and 4.5 assists in the contests.