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# Ben Simmons
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  • Philadelphia 76ers
  • Drafted 1st overall in 2016
  • PF
  • 6'10" / 240lbs
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  • 07/20/1996
  • Australia
  • 1st pick, 2016
  • LSU
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2016 NBA DraftNBADrafted 1st overall by Philadelphia.
2nd July, 2016NBASigned four year, $26,620,450 rookie scale contract with Philadelphia. Included team options for 2018/19 and 2019/20.
Career Moves
Time PeriodTeam
2015 - 2016LSU (NCAA)
June 2016 - presentPhiladelphia 76ers (NBA)

October 28, 2017

The price is trending upwards. However, averaging 16.4 points, 10.0 rebounds and 7.4 assists per game thus far, Simmons would be a must-pick even if he cost a lot more than this.


October 25, 2017

Essentially a point guard, Simmons posted a triple-double in his last game, his third ever NBA game, and is already something of a dominant NBA player. It is only an algorithmic anomaly that keeps his fantasy price this low this early. Take full advantage and pick him.


June 29, 2017

Ben Simmons
PF, 6’10, 240lbs, 20 years old, 1 year of experience

An offence built around him and Fultz is an offence I want to see. Fultz, Simmons, Embiid, Saric, Holmes and Covington, with the hope that one of the trio of Stauskas, Anderson and Luwawu-Cabarrot becomes the new Michael Finley or something, is about as good of a platform as any team can have without having drafted a LeBron or Durant type. Health permitting, of course. And Simmons’s health as well.

Player Plan: Three years of rookie scale salary remaining. Obviously things are off to a pretty slow start, but the commitment to him should remain.