Listen: Ben Simmons, Sixers And Brett Brown discussed on Big Time Basketball
"More than a half an hour on the sixers lost last night in a lot of the headlines. Were the over eleven zero points for men bead but scall- got into a really good thing about how he you know he thinks. The problem really is Ben Simmons and you agree with that explained to us. What what can the sixers do here like? Why are they not able to get through to Simmons to make him into a competent player late in games and is that something that is on fixable at this point I honestly feel it's the it's the relationships between the owner and Ben Simmons even the relationship between Brett Brown and Ben Simmons Ben Simmons has been given a level of license within that organization that I just don't see the ability to crack the whip on him and and he knows I mean here's the other thing wh who are you going to as your point guard as is your floor leader? You've invested in him and you've given him the contract and he has the ball in his hands and there's just so many situations where I see him making decisions and I know that's not what Brett Brown wanted either from. What ben is doing whether he defers I or simply what they run that it wasn't what he was looking for? And it's this is where you know. This is kind of a lighter version of the Gordon Hayward investment which is. Be careful who you make your top dogs financially. Because they now by default become you leaders in a way and actually appreciate the leadership of Gordon Hayward more than I do have been sentence like. It's you're you're paying for the talent Allan you're paying for the potential but when you get paid that amount of money and you have that position it's all about the intangibles and Ben. Simmons has not demonstrated those intangibles. He hasn't demonstrated that he's going to make other guys better or he's going to he's going to motivate or inspire other guys and you need that and and by virtue of like I think some of you know embiid not going scoreless or whatever some of that is the the"