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Simmons, 76ers agree to $170 million, 5-year deal

Jul. 16, 2019 5:39 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers and All-Star guard Ben Simmons have agreed to a $170 million, five-year contract extension. Simmons was the No. 1 overall draft pick in 2016. He made his NBA debut in the 2017-18 season and was the Rookie of the Year. He was an All-Star for the first time last...

AP source: Simmons, 76ers agree to $170 million, 5-year deal

Jul. 15, 2019 2:37 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers and star guard Ben Simmons have agreed to a $170 million, five-year contract extension, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The max deal is the latest big commitment by a team expected to make a serious push at its first NBA...

Jerami Grant hopes to help youthful Nuggets take next step

Jul. 11, 2019 7:54 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Jerami Grant's introductory news conference turned out to be a real show stopper. Actually, more of a sound-check interrupter. Between rehearsals before an Ariana Grande concert Thursday at the Pepsi Center, the newly acquired Denver Nuggets big man chatted about how defense just may be his...

Nuggets acquire Jerami Grant from Thunder for draft pick

Jul. 8, 2019 6:31 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Jerami Grant gives Denver another power forward who can do a little bit of everything. The Oklahoma City Thunder obtained yet another first-round pick, which allows them to do a little bit of anything. The Nuggets bolstered their front court by acquiring the 25-year-old Grant from the Thunder...

AP Source: Simmons, 76ers negotiating a 5-year extension

Jul. 2, 2019 6:44 PM EDT

Ben Simmons is apparently about to become the next recipient of a big commitment from the Philadelphia 76ers. The All-Star point guard and the 76ers are negotiating a $170 million, five-year extension, according to a person with knowledge of the situation who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of...