A $100 bet right now for James would win $13,000 if he won the award later this season, however.
ESPN reporter Adrian Wojnarowski sent the basketball world into a frenzy when he reported the embattled guard would sit out until Philadelphia traded him.
The Philadelphia center came to his embattled teammate's aid before suggesting that Simmons may not be cut out to play in the City of Brotherly Love.
The Cameroonian injured his shoulder on Wednesday, but Sixers coach Brett Brown said he has not suffered any significant damage.
The Sixers center dislocated his left ring finger in a win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday.
Bledsoe was the second player in two weeks to get ejected after an altercation with Embiid.
The Boston Celtics guard took retribution into his own hands after he appeared to be elbowed by the Sixers big man.
Ingram finished with a career-high 36 points as the Lakers lost 121-105 at home against Philadelphia on Tuesday.
The Sixers big man appeared to move out of the lane to avoid being dunked on by Kawhi Leonard.
Luckily for the Sixers star it was only a cub.
Celtics beat the Sixers 4-1 to reach the Eastern Conference Finals for the second consecutive season.
Embiid was involved in on-court altercations with Marcus Morris and Terry Rozier.
How far can the Philadelphia 76ers go in this year's playoffs?
The NBA is a lot like reality TV. That's part of the reason it's great.
"Embrace it. Make it cool. Make it fun. Make it like a prop," Hamilton said he told the Sixers organization, when advising what Joel Embiid should think while wearing a mask in game.
But Philadelphia still looks good for a playoff place.
Do we have to go through all this again?
James and Wade came up huge in Philadelphia.
Embiid will get a lot more money next year.
The Lakers rookie is shooting just 31.3 percent from the field and 25 percent on three-pointers.