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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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DateLeagueTransaction
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
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2015 - 2016LSU (NCAA)
June 2016 - presentPhiladelphia 76ers (NBA)
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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.

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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.

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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.

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