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Sixers video: Ben Simmons debuts stepback 3-pointer in pick-up game

Sixers video: Ben Simmons debuts stepback 3-pointer in pick-up game

Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons debuts his new stepback 3-pointer in a pick-up game. In addition to one power dunk, Simmons drained all sorts of jumpers during a pick-up game. From stepback 3-pointers to stepback perimeter shots and fade-away jumpers from the post, the Sixers point-forward seems to have added a ton to his offensive […] The post Sixers video: Ben Simmons debuts stepback 3-pointer in pick-up game appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints 21 hours ago
Jazz guard Dante Exum says Ben Simmons might have ‘overreacted’ a bit with alleged casino racism incident

Jazz guard Dante Exum says Ben Simmons might have ‘overreacted’ a bit with alleged casino racism incident

Utah Jazz guard Dante Exum has decided to give his take on a recent controversy surrounding fellow Australian Ben Simmons of the Philadelphia 76ers. Earlier this month, Simmons, along with two friends were asked to show their IDs before entering the Crown Casino in Melbourne. The Sixers star then explained that he and his friends […] The post Jazz guard Dante Exum says Ben Simmons might have ‘overreacted’ a bit with alleged casino racism incident appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Aug 19, 2019
Jonah Bolden follows Sixers teammate Ben Simmons, withdraws from Boomers

Jonah Bolden follows Sixers teammate Ben Simmons, withdraws from Boomers

Several weeks after Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons has announced that he won’t be playing from the Australian Boomers in the FIBA World Cup, another member of their national team and a fellow Sixers teammate has decided to follow suit, as Jonah Bolden has also backed out of his commitment reportedly due to personal reasons. […] The post Jonah Bolden follows Sixers teammate Ben Simmons, withdraws from Boomers appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Aug 17, 2019
Video: Suns’ Devin Booker puts on a show in pickup game with Ben Simmons, expresses desire to make the playoffs

Video: Suns’ Devin Booker puts on a show in pickup game with Ben Simmons, expresses desire to make the playoffs

Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker has no plans to relax, especially now that the upcoming NBA season is just two months away. The five-year vet continues to work on his game, hitting the gym and participating in pickup games. He’s hellbent on making the playoffs, which he clearly expressed during a game against Philadelphia 76ers […] The post Video: Suns’ Devin Booker puts on a show in pickup game with Ben Simmons, expresses desire to make the playoffs appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Aug 13, 2019
Boomers coach ‘frustrated’ with the negative press Sixers’ Ben Simmons has been receiving

Boomers coach ‘frustrated’ with the negative press Sixers’ Ben Simmons has been receiving

Philadelphia 76ers point-forward Ben Simmons continues to receive criticism throughout the offseason. Whether it stems from not joining his countrymen in Australia for this year’s FIBA World Cup or a recent encounter with security guards at a Melbourne casino, the Sixers star has been unable to avoid negative press this summer. However, Australia’s national team […] The post Boomers coach ‘frustrated’ with the negative press Sixers’ Ben Simmons has been receiving appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Aug 11, 2019
Australian broadcaster blasts Sixers’ Ben Simmons for backing out of commitments, snubbing fans

Australian broadcaster blasts Sixers’ Ben Simmons for backing out of commitments, snubbing fans

Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons may be a fan favorite in the NBA, but the same cannot be said about his reputation in his home country of Australia. Simmons has been involved in several controversies lately, and one Australian broadcaster decided to lash out at him. Per news.com.au, radio broadcaster Alan Jones blasted Simmons for […] The post Australian broadcaster blasts Sixers’ Ben Simmons for backing out of commitments, snubbing fans appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Aug 11, 2019
Sixers’ Ben Simmons ‘stormed out’ of interview in Australia after comment about casino incident

Sixers’ Ben Simmons ‘stormed out’ of interview in Australia after comment about casino incident

Philadelphia 76ers point forward Ben Simmons reportedly “stormed out” of an interview in Australia with Campbell Brown and Seven Network while in his home country practicing with the Boomers. Simmons, 23, will not participate in Australia’s bid for the 2019 FIBA World Cup in China, but he decided to head to his native land to […] The post Sixers’ Ben Simmons ‘stormed out’ of interview in Australia after comment about casino incident appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Aug 7, 2019
Boomers coach backs Ben Simmons’ right to speak on alleged casino racial profiling incident

Boomers coach backs Ben Simmons’ right to speak on alleged casino racial profiling incident

Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons recently called out a casino in Australia for alleged racial profiling. Boomers head coach Andrej Lemanis’ support for the Melbourne-born point forward’s right to speak out did not waver despite Simmons’ withdrawal from playing for Team Australia in this year’s FIBA World Cup: “Ben’s made his statement on that, and […] The post Boomers coach backs Ben Simmons’ right to speak on alleged casino racial profiling incident appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Aug 6, 2019
Sixers’ Ben Simmons explains racial profiling incident in Australian casino

Sixers’ Ben Simmons explains racial profiling incident in Australian casino

Ben Simmons took to social media in an effort to clarify a post regarding a recent incident at a Melbourne casino. According to the initial post, Simmons seemed to imply that he believes he was racially profiled at the casino, but added on that he and his friends felt “singled out.” As you know an […] The post Sixers’ Ben Simmons explains racial profiling incident in Australian casino appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Aug 5, 2019
Video: Sixers’ Ben Simmons calls out alleged racial profiling at casino in Australia

Video: Sixers’ Ben Simmons calls out alleged racial profiling at casino in Australia

Despite opting not to play for his home country Australia at the 2019 FIBA World Cup in China, Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons is with the Boomers to support them during their training camp. While in Australia, however, the Sixers point-forward was reportedly denied entry at a Melbourne casino. On a now-deleted Instagram story, Simmons detailed […] The post Video: Sixers’ Ben Simmons calls out alleged racial profiling at casino in Australia appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Sports Illustrated Aug 5, 2019

Ben Simmons Suggests He Was Racially Profiled at Australian Casino

Ben Simmons took to Instagram to suggest he was racially profiled at a casino in Australia.
ClutchPoints Aug 3, 2019
Chauncey Billups not going crazy over Philly’s free agency moves

Chauncey Billups not going crazy over Philly’s free agency moves

There’s an argument to be made the Philadelphia 76ers are favorites in the Eastern Conference this season. Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons are far too often overlooked in all the debate about basketball’s best tandems, and both will take another step forward in 2019-20. Tobias Harris should be much more productive offensively playing without a […] The post Chauncey Billups not going crazy over Philly’s free agency moves appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Aug 3, 2019
Sixers’ Ben Simmons says he’ll ‘destroy’ Joel Embiid in any PC game

Sixers’ Ben Simmons says he’ll ‘destroy’ Joel Embiid in any PC game

The offseason is usually the time for most NBA players to relax, and for Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons, the best way to spend time during the summer is playing video games. He shares the same hobby as teammate Joel Embiid, although the Australian sensation has confidently stated that he’s better. In an interview with […] The post Sixers’ Ben Simmons says he’ll ‘destroy’ Joel Embiid in any PC game appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jul 28, 2019
Jalen Rose thinks 2019-20 will be the season Ben Simmons has the confidence to take shots outside the paint

Jalen Rose thinks 2019-20 will be the season Ben Simmons has the confidence to take shots outside the paint

For a player as talented as Philadelphia 76ers point guard Ben Simmons, it is not exactly encouraging when your defining (and most meme-able) characteristic is a faulty jump shot. While Simmons averaged 16.9 points per game last season, he took just 105 field goal attempts outside of the ten-foot range, with just 25 attempts coming […] The post Jalen Rose thinks 2019-20 will be the season Ben Simmons has the confidence to take shots outside the paint appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jul 28, 2019
Sixers star Ben Simmons withdraws from Australia’s exhibition games this summer

Sixers star Ben Simmons withdraws from Australia’s exhibition games this summer

Philadelphia 76ers star point forward Ben Simmons, after withdrawing from Australia’s bid at the 2019 FIBA World Cup in China, will also not participate in his home country’s exhibition games this summer. Simmons, 23, announced in a statement he thinks it’s better for the team’s chemistry for him not to play in the exhibition games […] The post Sixers star Ben Simmons withdraws from Australia’s exhibition games this summer appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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