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AP source: Simmons, 76ers agree to $170 million, 5-year deal

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Philadelphia 76ers and star guard Ben Simmons have agreed to a $170 million, five-year contract extension, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The max deal is the latest big commitment by a team expected to make a serious push at its first NBA championship since 1983.

Simmons, 22, will make about $8.1 million this season, the last of his four-year rookie deal. His salary for the next season will jump to about $29.3 million and rise to nearly $39 million in 2024-25, according to the person who spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Monday because the contract is not official.

The deal solidifies the 76ers' core for the next few seasons. All-Star Joel Embiid and Al Horford are under contract though 2023, Tobias Harris through 2024 and now Simmons through 2025. Horford got a $109 million, four-year deal and Embiid agreed last season to a $147 million, five-year deal.

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Leaders
Points: Joel Embiid27.5
Rebounds: Joel Embiid13.6
Assists: Ben Simmons7.7
FG%: Ben Simmons56.3%
Steals: Jimmy Butler1.89
Blocks: Joel Embiid1.91
Defense (Rank)
Points: 112.5 (19)
Rebounds: 43.5 (4)
Assists: 23.4 (6)
FG%: 45.5% (10)
FT%: 76.8% (17)
3P%: 34.2% (4)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 115.2 (4)
Rebounds: 47.8 (4)
Assists: 26.9 (4)
FG%: 47.1% (8)
FT%: 77.1% (16)
3P%: 35.9% (8)
Standings
Atlantic Division
  W L Pct GB
xy-Toronto 58 24 .707 --
x-Philadelphia 51 31 .622 7.0
x-Boston 49 33 .598 9.0
x-Brooklyn 42 40 .512 16.0
New York 17 65 .207 41.0
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
7/12/2019 Raul Neto Signed as Free Agent
7/12/2019 James Ennis III Re-Signed
7/11/2019 Mike Scott Re-Signed
7/11/2019 Kyle O'Quinn Signed as Free Agent
7/10/2019 Tobias Harris Re-Signed
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Injuries
Date Player Status
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