Stephen A. Smith Say Ben Simmons ‘Stealing money’ From Nets

Ben Simmons Stephen A Smith Stealing Money

Stephen A. Smith didn’t maintain again in his latest evaluation of Nets level guard Ben Simmons.

The three-time All-Star famously sat out a full season at Philly in 2020-21 earlier than being traded to Brooklyn and since then hasn’t been in a place to play very continually as a outcome of of harm and lack of type.

“Ben Simmons, it’s a tragic state of affairs,” Smith mentioned on NBA Countdown. “and that i don’t imply this actually, as a outcome of clearly, he’s not doing it, however one would say, he is stealing money.”

A day earlier, Simmons was ejected inside the Nets 117-112 loss to the Suns after posting simply seven factors, six assists and 5 rebounds.

“Let’s name it what it is y’all,” Smith mentioned. “Ben Simmons bought ejected final night on function. That’s simply me talking.”

On the identical part, Jalen Rose echoed Smith’s evaluation of the earlier essential draft decide: “Ben Simmons is stealing money, ski masks and gloves,” Rose mentioned.

This season whole, Simmons is averaging a profession low 7.5 factors, 6.eight rebounds and 6.three assists and an infinite one hundred twenty fouls, as his staff proceed to battle to win video games with the absence of Kevin Durant.