2. "Simmons gets $16 mil of his $33 mil salary on 10/1 because of how the " In response to In response to 1
contract was designed.
Ben can eat the fines if he wants without it hurting too much. Considering the league was fining teams $100K per game for resting players, if the same is applied to Ben, he can eat 41 games and only lose 1/4 the salary.
It's best they scale back their expectations because the longer this goes, the worse it's going to get for both sides.