When asked whether he and James would fit on the same team, Simmons said, “There’s only one way to find out.”
Simmons was also asked about the ROY race between him and Donovan Mitchell. Check out the whole interaction here:
Not really new information, but Simmons and James do have a relationship. Simmons has called James his mentor in the past and has said he looked at him as a “big brother.” He is also signed with Klutch Sports Group.
If LeBron does decide to leave, the Sixers are one of the few teams that would seemingly have a realistic chance of signing James. They are armed with both cap space and a talented young core led by Simmons and Joel Embiid.
It is also interesting that the 76ers have jumped from fourth to second in the LeBron sweepstakes as of yesterday, per OddsShark. They are now listed at only +150:
It should be a fascinating offseason to say the least, but for now, it is time to enjoy these NBA Finals. Please blame TMZ for this scheduled interruption.