Age: 50 Height: 6-10 Weight: 240 lbs School: Louisiana State
The 76ers said they wouldn't trade Joel Embiid or Ben Simmons.
76ers star Ben Simmons has received a lot of criticism for not shooting the ball in a league so predicated on shooting. But he is like the queen on the chessboard in terms of how many things he can do on the basketball court. However, due to his lack of shooting, does that make him less of a young talent that teams would want to build around?. In a survey of 15 talent evaluators performed by HoopsHype, Simmons was tied for 9th in the voting with Brandon Ingram of young talents to build around
Ben Simmons' offensive role will be a key question (and a nuanced one) for the Sixers' next head coach. By Noah Levick
The 76ers have two of the brightest stars in the game in Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons and they bank their success on their talent and level of play. Simmons' all-around play and all-around importance to the team earned him a spot on the All-NBA Third Team . Simmons joins Jimmy Butler, Jayson Tatum, Rudy Gobert, and Russell Westbrook on the team. What is a little surprising is that Embiid was not named to any of the All-NBA Teams. While he did have an off-year by his standards, he still averaged a gaudy 23 points, 11.6 rebounds, and 3.0 assists while being named an All-Star for the third consecutive season
The voting for All-NBA teams impacts Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid and the future for the Sixers. By Noah Levick