The Philadelphia 76ers have had a powerful begin to the 2021 NBA Playoffs, however regardless of that, All-Star guard Ben Simmons has nonetheless acquired criticism for his offensive efficiency.
After their recreation two win over the Washington Wizards, Simmons had this to say about his dedication to taking part in successful basketball.
“I’m not making an attempt to stay to anyone in Philly,” Simmons mentioned to media following the sport. “I believed it was fairly arduous to get 15 assists and 15 rebounds within the NBA within the playoffs. I believed that was fairly spectacular. And we gained. What y’all need? You wish to win? For me, I’m right here to win and I’m doing what I must do to assist my staff win, no matter it’s. I’m not making an attempt to show anyone unsuitable or something like that. I’m making an attempt to do my job to win.”
Simmons proved his level in Sport two, practically going for a triple-double and dropping 22 factors, 9 rebounds and eight assists within the 76ers 120-95 win. Simmons additionally had an outright spectacular season averaging 14.3 factors, 7.2 rebounds and 6.9 assists per recreation and being named one among three finalists for the Defensive Participant of the 12 months.
The 76ers earned the primary seed within the Japanese Convention with Simmons’ assist and have up to now proven to be the superior staff towards the Wizards. Philadelphia is up 2-0 within the sequence, with the sequence headed to Washington D.C. on Saturday.