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Philadelphia 76ers Eastern Atlantic
Ben Simmons • #25 • F
Status:Left knee surgery, sidelined indefinitely
Ht/Wt:6'10", 230 lbs.
Born:Jul 20, 1996 (24 yrs) in Melbourne, AUS
From:Louisiana State
Experience:2 years
Drafted:Drafted by Philadelphia in 2016 (1/1).
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Scouting Report
Assets: A rare true point-forward: blessed with the instincts, court vision, anticipation, and skills of an elite point guard, with the size of a big pro forward. Has a knack for creating high-percentage shots for himself and teammates. Superbly active and smart, and can stuff the stat sheet with points, rebounds, assists, and steals.
Flaws: Lives in the key at both ends of the floor but doesn't have a wide frame or great bulk for an under-the-basket player. Not yet a 'stretch four' type (as he rarely shoots from the 3-point arc). While he draws constant fouls he's not an adequate free throw shooter. Must show the durability to thrive in the NBA.
Career Potential: True point-forward with superstar talent.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NBA Eddie Gottlieb Trophy 2017-18
NBA All-Rookie First Team 2017-18
NBA Played in the All-Star Game 2018-19
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