76ers have stopped fining star Ben Simmons for missing practice

Oct 25, 2021

The Philadelphia 76ers have reportedly stopped fining Ben Simmons for being away from the team, according to ESPN's Ramona Shelburne said Monday on NBA Today.

"Some of this . . . is because of a standard provision in player contracts that says if you're dealing with a mental health issue—which Ben Simmons has reported to the team that he is, he wants to work on himself mentally and physically this week—they've taken that in good faith," she reported.

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