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Ben Simmons - PF, 6'10, 240
Philadelphia 76ers - Drafted 1st overall in 2016
       Date of birth: 07/20/1996
       Country: Australia
     Drafted (NBA): 1st pick, 2016
     Out of: LSU
  NBA Experience: 1 years
  Hand: Left

Date
League
Transaction
2016 NBA Draft NBA Drafted 1st overall by Philadelphia.
2nd July, 2016 NBA Signed four year, $26,620,450 rookie scale contract with Philadelphia. Included team options for 2018/19 and 2019/20.
When: Where:
2015 - 2016 LSU (NCAA)
June 2016 - present Philadelphia 76ers (NBA)
From blog:


   2017 NBA Manifesto
2017-06-29

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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   NBA Fantasy Preview - 28th October 2017
2017-10-28

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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   NBA Fantasy Preview - 25th October 2017
2017-10-25

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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