PHILADELPHIA (AP) ��� The Philadelphia 76ers and star guard Ben Simmons have agreed to a $170 million, five-year contract extension, according to his agent Rich Paul who told Shams Charania of The Athletic. The max deal is the latest big commitment by a team expected to make a serious push at its first NBA championship since 1983.
Ben Simmons has agreed to a five-year, $170 million extension with the 76ers, his agent said.
Ben Simmons: Simmons agreed to a five-year, $170 million max contract with the Sixers on Monday, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports.
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Projected 2020 first-round pick Amar Sylla has signed a three-year contract with NBA out clauses with Oostende.
In an interview with ESPN, new Lakers big man Anthony Davis dishes on his exit from New Orleans, trying to recruit Kawhi Leonard and why he’s not thinking beyond 2019-20 in L.A.
Opting to focus on the upcoming season with the Lakers, Anthony Davis has decided not to participate in the upcoming USA Basketball training camp and FIBA Basketball World Cup, sources told ESPN, confirming a Yahoo Sports report.
Team USA will report to training camp in August, ahead of September’s FIBA Basketball World Cup.
A look at top performers from Day 10 of the action in Las Vegas and Day 13 of the overall Summer League:
LAS VEGAS — Naz Reid totaled 20 points, six rebounds and three blocks to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to an 85-77 win over the Brooklyn Nets in the Las Vegas Summer League Semifinals on Sunday at Thomas and Mack Center.
LAS VEGAS — No. 21 overall pick Brandon Clarke���s 23-point, 14-rebound double-double spearheaded an 88-86 overtime victory for the Memphis Grizzlies over the New Orleans Pelicans at Thomas & Mack Center in a Las Vegas Summer League semifinal matchup Sunday afternoon.