Pod: Will Ben Simmons Be Traded Before the Deadline?

The most interest he’s shown in anything in months.

No football? No problem; there’s plenty of Sixers talk to be, uh, talked, and this week, the guys, um, talk it.

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The rundown:

• Turns out, the guys are decidedly not excited about the Winter Olympics, and Joe is already annoyed by the mere mention of NFL OTAs

• One of the guys thinks he’s clever, and the other one may have forgotten how many items are in a trifecta in this week’s “What Are You Drinking?” (3:45)

• The Sixers are playing well, and that is because of three people: 1) Joel Embiid, 2) Tyrese Maxey, and 3) Joel Embiid again (4:49); come for the Embiid praise, stay for the random Carson Wentz potshot!

• The question on everyone’s mind: will Ben Simmons be traded this week? The guys take (different) sides (22:33)

• If he does get traded, be it now or later, John shares his top five trade targets before the guys discuss the possibility of James Harden, 76er, for the second time in about 13 months (26:45)

• How would Ben Simmons do in Brooklyn? What other dominoes could a Simmons-for-Harden swap set into motion? (34:55)

• Is anyone on the Sixers’ roster outside of Joel Embiid untouchable? The obvious answer is obvious, but what about the rest? (38:55)

KD is (Maybe) Coming to Philadelphia; Hugh Douglas is an Eagles Hall of Famer The Philly Frenetics Podcast

The guys are back to discuss the NBA investigation into the Sixers (5:28) and the rumors of Kevin Durant's potential interest in coming to Philadelphia (11:10).  Then, it's August, so it's time to talk Phillies (25:39) before segueing into a discussion of the respective team Halls/Walls of Fame (31:09) – including the Eagles' imminent enshrinement of Hugh Douglas – and the NBA's plan to honor the late Bill Russell (38:06). You can find The Philly Frenetics Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, Spotify, Stitcher, and more; you can also find us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at @PhillyFrenetics and on the web at PhillyFrenetics.com. — This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
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  2. 'Gaard-ed Optimism: The Phillies After the Trade Deadline
  3. The Sixers Are Moving?
  4. The NBA Offseason Begins, and the Phillies Are in the Hunt
  5. Thumbs Down: Bryce Harper Breaks His Thumb and Our Hearts

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