The Philadelphia 76ers will have to decide whether to move Ben Simmons while the Boston Celtics need to make some adjustments if they want to continue to improve. There is potential for is a an NBA trade scenario that would check boxes for both sides.
It was a putrid performance in the postseason for Simmons. He attempted just three shots in the fourth quarter of a seven-game series against the Atlanta Hawks. Philadelphia ended up going home after a game seven loss on their home floor.
This was a disappointing into the season for a team and entered the playoffs as the top seat in the Eastern Conference. This could be the final straw when it comes to deciding whether or not to trade Simmons.
An interesting team to keep an eye on is the Boston Celtics. They recently moved Kemba Walker to the Oklahoma City Thunder, which leaves a hole at the top of their offense. Walker was not a fit for the team and it was only a matter of time before he was moved.
The Celtics finished seventh in the Eastern Conference in what was he lackluster season. They were eliminated five games by the Brooklyn Nets in the first round of the postseason. It was a disappointing finish to the season for both teams involved.
Let’s take a closer look at what a potential NBA trade scenario centered around Ben Simmons could look like between the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers.