Age: 51 Height: 6-10 Weight: 240 lbs School: Louisiana State
76ers guard Ben Simmons has been selected to the All-Star Game for a third straight season as he is averaging 15.7 points, 8.3 rebounds, and 7.9 assists. The stat line might not jump out at anybody, but his play on the floor is definitely All-Star worthy and he makes a big impact on this Sixers team on an every-night basis. While Simmons made the roster, Tobias Harris did not. Harris is having a terrific season of his own averaging 20.6 points and 7.8 rebounds while shooting 51.3% from the floor and 40.3% from deep
Simmons was mentioned in rumors when the Rockets were looking to trade James Harden earlier this season
Joel Embiid and the Philadelphia 76ers are happy with Ben Simmons and his offensive aggression.
The Raptors defeated the 76ers, 110-103. Pascal Siakam led the Raptors with 23 points, seven rebounds and eight assists, while Fred VanVleet added 23 points and nine assists in the victory. Joel Embiid recorded 25 points and 17 rebounds for the 76ers, while Ben Simmons tallied a game-high 28 points, along with nine rebounds and five assists in the losing effort. The Raptors improve to 16-15 on the season, while the 76ers fall to 20-11.
Philadelphia 76ers coach Doc Rivers explains why Ben Simmons and Tobias Harris should be All-Stars.