Sixers’ Ben Simmons announces Philadelphia home for $ 3.1 million
Ben Simmons skipped practice, and some fans are wondering if he’s not going to town either.
The Philadelphia 76ers point guard on Monday listed his $ 3.1 million Philadelphia apartment amid high tensions with the team.
He still has four years left on his $ 177 million contract, but he told the team he wanted to be traded and would have cut communication.
In recent weeks, the 25-year-old NBA player has missed training camp and a media day, forcing the 76ers to withhold a payment of $ 8.25 million.
Plus, there are other signs he’s done with Philadelphia – 6’10 “ex Kendall Jenner spent $ 17.5 million on a new home in Los Angeles this summer.
But Simmons, whose current girlfriend is said to be TV presenter Maya Jama, has another home in Moorestown, New Jersey, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer, so this does not necessarily herald the end of his residency in the region.
76ers press rep and Simmons’ agent Rich Paul did not respond to the Post’s requests for comment.
The combined three-unit Philadelphia with NBA heritage condo now for sale features three bedrooms and four and a half baths, covering 3,000 square feet – so the asking price is sky-high of over $ 1,000 per square foot, according to Realtor.com.
The typical listing price in this zip code, which is a buyer’s market, is $ 369 per square foot, according to Realtor.com. Other units in the building have sold for between $ 430 and $ 876 per square foot in the past year.
The condo built in 2009 by Simmons at the Ritz-Carlton Residences in Philadelphia has hardwood floors, 10-foot ceilings, and custom furniture designed by Widell + Boschetti, according to the listing.
The chef’s kitchen has a glass tile backsplash and island, and the dining area has a large, lighted and glazed wine display. There is also a large family room with a view of the town hall.
The owner’s wing features a large bedroom with a custom king bed, large tub, frameless shower and walk-in closet.
It also includes two parking spaces, valet parking, chauffeur service, on-site dog park, gym, swimming pool, yoga room, private park, residents lounge, multimedia room. and an outdoor patio, according to Realtor.com.
Simmons bought it for $ 2.54 million in June 2018 under PRVN Group LLC, show ownership records.
Listing agent Juliet Cordeiro with Compass did not respond to The Post’s request for comment.