Sean Marks: We've had our eyes on Ben Simmons for a long time

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Sean Marks: We've had our eyes on Ben Simmons for a long time
© Provided by HoopsHype Nets Daily: Marks on Ben Simmons “we’ve had our eyes on him for a long time, truth be told.”! “Don’t know if he’s a 1, a 4, or a 5, but I do know that he’s a hell of a basketball player.”

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Sean Marks on the Nets’ Goran Dragic acquisition: “I have to give full credit to Steve (Nash) on this one.. It was really intriguing for me to see the relationship Goran and Steve have with one another.” – 6:13 PM Brian Lewis @NYPost_Lewis

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Sean Marks notes how much the respect Goran Dragic has for Steve Nash was key in recruiting the guard over the weekend in Miami. #Nets – 6:13 PM Alex Schiffer @Alex__Schiffer

Sean Marks, speaking to season ticket holders said he met with Goran Dragic in Miami over the weekend with Steve Nash. Credits Nash for the recruiting effort. – 6:12 PM Brian Lewis @NYPost_Lewis

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Sean Marks on Ben Simmons: “I don’t know if he’s a 1, a 4, or a 5. But I do know that he’s a hell of a basketball player.” #Nets #NBA – 6:10 PM Brian Lewis @NYPost_Lewis

Sean Marks talking to #Nets season ticketholders. About Ben Simmons: “We’ve had our eyes on him for quite some time.” #NBA – 6:09 PM Malika Andrews @malika_andrews

“I did a lot of chasing around trying to get him back and try to make him feel comfortable again. It was tough. I didn’t care anymore.”

Joel Embiid on Ben Simmons, James Harden, and the MVP race. Catch our convo on NBA Today: – 1:04 PM

Kurt Helin @basketballtalk

Was Ben Simmons unhappy not being alpha in 76ers locker room?… – 1:01 PM Kurt Helin @basketballtalk

Report: Ben Simmons “weeks” away from debut with Nets… – 11:03 AM Jordan Schultz @Schultz_Report

Ben Simmons in Brooklyn checks all the boxes! ☑️

He’s the perfect complement to KD/Kyrie — and a key reason why the #Nets present a real threat in the East! 😤

🎥: @TheGameDayHoops – 6:56 PM

Anthony Puccio @APOOCH

We’re looking at a very deep team if the Nets can get these guys on the floor together…


Kyrie (p/t)

Ben Simmons

Joe Harris (?)

Patty Mills

Seth Curry

Andre Drummond

LaMarcus Aldridge

Goran Dragic

Blake Griffin

Cam Thomas

Nic Claxton – 2:14 PM Anthony Puccio @APOOCH

Sean Marks completely revamped this Nets team since the deadline.

Added: Ben Simmons, Seth Curry, Andre Drummond, Goran Dragic

Lost: James Harden, Paul Millsap, Jevon Carter – 1:58 PM Jorge Sierra @hoopshype

Nets guard rotation: Kyrie Irving, Ben Simmons, Patty Mills, Seth Curry, Goran Dragic, Cam Thomas.

Not bad. – 1:42 PM Sam Amick @sam_amick

Also in the column….

* Joel Embiid has been fantastic, but the overlooking of Nikola Jokic’s season (which is better than his MVP campaign) simply has to stop

* Adam Silver, Draymond Green, and Trae Young discuss the James Harden-Ben Simmons sagas… – 9:16 PM Keith Pompey @PompeyOnSixers

NBA commissioner Adam Silver shows compassion for Ben Simmons and his mental health status… via @phillyinquirer – 7:26 PM Keith Pompey @PompeyOnSixers

NBA commissioner Adam Silver shows compassion for Ben Simmons and his mental health status… via @phillyinquirer #Sixers #Nets – 3:37 PM Brian Mahoney @briancmahoney

Adam Silver doesn’t like the circumstances that led to the Ben Simmons-James Harden swap. He just doesn’t know if there’s any way to avoid them.… – 10:42 PM

More on this storyline

But now that the Simmons part of the situation is resolved by way of the trade that sent him from Philadelphia to Brooklyn, with his season-long decision not to play on track to end in the somewhat near future, it’s worth wondering what the ripple effect of it all might be. On the business side, you had owners who privately griped about how it was a disaster scenario to have a star choose to be sidelined with three more seasons left on his deal. -via The Athletic / February 21, 2022 But Simmons blew away all modern precedent last summer, demanding a trade from Philadelphia with four full seasons left on his contract. “This one just went over the line,” said another Eastern Conference executive. -via Sports Illustrated / February 20, 2022 Worse, in the view of some executives, is that Simmons had signed the so-called rookie supermax extension—a mechanism specifically created by the league to keep young stars with their teams. Indeed, nearly every wrinkle the league has adopted in its labor deals over the last decade has either backfired or been rendered moot by empowered (and increasingly wealthy) players dictating their own career paths, no matter what the contract says. -via Sports Illustrated / February 20, 2022


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Sean Marks: We’ve had our eyes on Ben Simmons for a long time

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