"Do not want."
"You really gotta be an a**hоle for Doc to kick you out of practice."
"We are a way better team with Ben and hopefully, it ends up that he sticks around."
“When he’s ready, we will embrace our brother with love and handle our business on the court."
The Ben Simmons story takes another turn, this time moving into the realm of athlete's mental health.
"People should buckle in, this is going to go a long time."
Well, this certainly felt inevitable.
“I really don’t think this is a hard place to play, to be honest with you."
This all could have -- and should have -- been avoided.
“When s--- goes south, this is how he reacts? Who wants a guy like that?"
“I’m going to give Ben every chance to be part of the team."
"It's okay to be told that you're not playing great. It's okay to be told that you need to be better."
"You should feel compelled to make up to the fans of Philadelphia how you performed in the series against the Atlanta Hawks, rather than running away from Philadelphia."
"We can win a title with Ben. I just believe that."
Simmons "intends to never play another game for the franchise."