|Date of Birth||7/20/1996|
|Height, Weight||6'10", 230 lbs|
|Drafted||2016 - Rd 1 by PHI|
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Ben Simmons scored 12 points Monday on 5-of-10 shooting as the Philadelphia 76ers topped the Toronto Raptors 117-111. Simmons pulled down one rebound and dished out four assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +1 in his 27:16 on the floor. He added two blocks and two steals.
Ben Simmons scored 16 points Thursday, going 8 of 12 from the field, as the Philadelphia 76ers lost to the Boston Celtics 114-103. Simmons grabbed two rebounds and dished out three assists, tallying a plus-minus of -17 in his 28:32 of playing time. He added two blocks and two steals.
Simmons has averaged 20.5 points and shot 59.3 percent in the last four games after two of his four single-digit scoring performances on the season came in his previous three contests.
Simmons scored 16 points (8-12 FG) to go with two rebounds, three assists, two steals and two blocks across 29 minutes during Thursday's 114-103 loss to Boston.
As of late, Simmons has taken a significant step forward as a scorer. In his previous three games, the rookie guard has averaged 22.0 points on 14.0 shots. During this span, Simmons shot 57.1 percent while becoming more focused on working the paint and driving the lane. However, Thursday's game displayed an improved jump shot in the second quarter. Simmons sank a turnaround jumper from inside the arc and a fade away shot from the left elbow. If his jump shot continues to evolve over time, Simmons will become a dangerous scorer in addition to the knack he has for dishing out assists.
Ben Simmons scored 19 points Friday, going 9 of 13 from the field, as the Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Detroit Pistons 114-78. Simmons pulled down four rebounds and dished out nine assists, tallying a plus-minus of +16 in his 23:01 of playing time. He added two blocks and two steals.
Simmons registered 19 points (9-13 FG, 1-1 FT), nine assists, four rebounds, two steals and two blocks across 23 minutes in Friday's 114-78 victory over the Pistons.
Simmons got it done both offensively and defensively Friday night, collected two swipes and rejections as well as shooting nearly 75 percent from the floor. The lack of minutes was more due to the nature of the game as it was never close, but he was still able to put up his usual numbers in less time due to his efficiency.