The Brooklyn Nets have continued to surprise people even after making many huge trades before the deadline, including that of Ben Simmons. After suffering the losses of Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving, many people were under the impression that the Nets would not even be in the running for a spot in the playoffs.
A similar incident occurred to Ben Simmons at the same time, which made the situation much more precarious. Since the trade deadline, the Nets have competed in eight games but have only managed to secure one victory. However, as of right now, they have won their last three games in a row.
The formerly active player in question is Shaq O’Neal. Shaq has been vocal about his disappointment with Ben Simmons’ play throughout the course of this season.
In 2019, Ben Simmons and the Sixers came to an agreement on a five-year rookie supermax contract for $177 million. Yet, with this new arrangement, he did not engage in any sort of shady dealings with them. He is currently in the third year of the contract, and his annual salary for this year is going to be $35.4 million.
Because of Simmons’ recent troubles with his performance, Shaquille O’Neal has always found it upsetting to watch how much money Ben Simmons is getting. This is especially true in light of current events. The Nets have played 65 games so far this season, and Simmons has appeared in 42 of them. Ben finished those games with an average of 6.9 points, 6.3 rebounds, and 6.1 assists per game.
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Ben Has Been Under Fire From Him for a Variety of Behaviours
As a direct consequence of this fact, Big Diesel has on many occasions singled out the Australians and made fun of them. Ben has been under fire from him for a variety of behaviours, including “whining,” having more fouls than field goals on Instagram Stories, and other offences. After that, he did it once more, but this time he focused on Simmons’ restrooms.
At first, it was funny, but now all that can be seen is Shaq punching a man who is already down on the ground. It’s possible that the big man should divert his attention away from Dwight Howard and Ben Simmons for the time being.
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Despite the fact that it seems as though Ben Simmons is the only one on Shaq’s kill list. He may take some comfort in the knowledge that there are other people on the list as well. For such a significant amount of time, The Big Diesel has had Dwight Howard in the crosshairs of his attacks.
In a similar vein to Simmons, Howard is regularly chastised on both his podcast and his Instagram stories. The people who support them have expressed their hope that O’Neal will eventually stop harassing them and instead focus his attention on someone else.
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