Ben Simmons has lost over $19 million in fines since the season began (each missed game costs him $360,000). He hasn't cleared a paycheck since the $8.25 million (25% of his $33 million salary) that was due to him Oct. 1.
Source: Ramona Shelburne/ESPN
ANALYSIS: Shelburne adds that those close to Simmons says he does not care about the money lost from a holdout. The story also says that Simmons does show up to required team shootarounds and film sessions and did get vaccinated for COVID-19. There is no indication that the star will play in a Philadelphia game in the future.
Shelburne also wrote: "Both [Simmons and the Sixers] have vowed to meet again if a trade does not materialize by the Feb. 10 deadline, according to sources."