Brooklyn Nets point-guard Ben Simmons is a 3-time NBA All Star. The 26 year-old, who owns a 16 point-per-game average with nearly 8 assists, seems to be getting used to being a social media target for "haters." Few people have sympathy for the struggles of those pulling home $35.4 million each year playing professional basketball. However, even when Simmons claimed struggles with mental illness, many critics showed zero compassion. Now the 6'11" star is trying to use that negative energy to drive his success.
Durant has requested a trade from the Brooklyn Nets, according to a person with direct knowledge of the decision that undoubtedly will have teams scrambling to put together offers for the perennial All-Star.
After the Brooklyn Nets disastrous season ended prematurely after the first round of the NBA playoffs at the hands of his ex-team, the Boston Celtics, Kyrie Irving spoke about how he Kevin Durant were going to steer the ship with General Manager Sean Marks and owner Joe Tsai