Philadelphia 76ers

Report: Ben Simmons will not report to Philadelphia 76ers training camp

The Philadelphia 76ers and Ben Simmons remain at odds.

As the NBA season approaches, the three-time All-Star reportedly plans to not report to training camp next week, according to reports from Marc Stein and ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

"Philadelphia 76ers All-Star Ben Simmons will not report for opening of training camp next week and intends to never play another game for the franchise," per Wojnarowski. "Simmons hasn't spoken to team since a late August meeting when he communicated this message to Sixers officials."

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"The expectation remains, one week out from 76ers media day, that Ben Simmons will choose not to report to the team's training camp, league sources say," Stein reports. "But the Sixers, sources say, remain intent on trying to convince Simmons to report."

Last month, Simmons reportedly informed the 76ers that he wants to be traded elsewhere, per Keith Pompey of The Philadelphia Inquirer, as the two sides find themselves no closer to being on the same page.

Simmons has four years and $147 million remaining on his contract and with few suitable trades on the table that move the needle for the 76ers, the organization remains intent on bringing him into camp. If he does not report to the facility, he could face fines of up to $227,000 for each missed practice, totalling $1.3 million if he misses training camp and pre-season - something his side is reportedly willing to accept, according to ESPN's Brian Windhorst and Wojnarowski.

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Media day is scheduled for Sept. 27, with training camp getting underway the following day, running through Oct. 3, with pre-season commencing Oct. 4.

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