Philadelphia 76ers general manager Elton Brand wants to see point guard Ben Simmons get his full potential and learn at the feet of the Hall of Famers, but he will not let Magic Johnson teach.
Speaking at 97.5 The Fanatic at Philadelphia on Monday, Brand said Sixers did not give permission for Simmons to work with the Los Angeles Lakers president.
"[Lakers general manager] Rob Pelinka called me and said, 'Hey, we hear what Ben wants to talk to Hall of Famers, championship level players, and Magic is on the list. We need permission for him to get acquainted. & # 39; And I said & # 39;
The first year of Philadelphia corresponds to a comment Johnson himself did on Sunday.
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The NBA was announced that it was a Lakers $ 500,000 final due to a league anti-tampering violation
"[Simmons] reached me, not with me directly, at the Lakers to find out if we could get together this summer, "said Johnson, an oversized point guard t Simmons said. "I said, & # 39; Hey, you should clear it in the league, & # 39; and if everything – the sign of Sixers, we sign off, sign up for the league – fine, to do It's a sign off, and then we're not together. "
After Sunday's victory over the Lakers, Simmons said he was not focusing on Johnson's" now, "but he held out why it was worthwhile that conversation. ["HehasagreatdealofwarfarefromtheaterfromtheaterwiththeaterfromtheatreApparentFamilyFinancialAccordingtotheyourhearthehehehehehealthy"sabiniSimmons
It seems to have been thought that the brand of things was made to Johnson, whose brief office in the front office of the Lakers was marked by tampering charges throughout the league.
In 2017, the NBA advised the Lakers $ 500,000 due to violation of the NBA's anti-tampering rule, when Pelinka met with the by Paul George after the team
The Lakers were re-matched in 2018, this time for $ 50,000, in Johnson's comments about the Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo.
More recently, the Lakers actively attempted to pay for the star of New Orleans Pelicans, Anthony Davis, represented by Rich Paul of Klutch Sports – the same agency representing Los Angeles' LeBron James. Paul and James have been friends since childhood, which has led some to wonder if Paul is trying to align two of his star clients together at L.A. Paul also represents Simmons.