Little children thank Ben Simmons for building them an orphanage with all of his bricks


Ben Simmons watching the ESPYs last night, probably.

Ben Simmons watching the ESPYs final evening, in all probability.
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Ben Simmons is about to undergo it.

The 6-foot-10 Simmons has already gotten his fair proportion of warmth from basketball heads on Twitter for his horrendous efficiency within the Japanese Convention semifinals in opposition to the Hawks.

For each Simmons and Philly followers, it must be embarrassing seeing the entire world get their jokes off on the 2016 primary total choose — a man who was alleged to be a big piece of the Sixers’ championship rebuild.

And final evening, the embarrassment solely obtained worse on ESPN.

ESPY host Anthony Mackie used a few of his time on stage to utterly obliterate Simmons in entrance of a nationwide viewers on ABC. Mackie actually stated this man was constructing orphanages with what number of bricks he shot throughout this 12 months’s playoff run.

And what made it even worse is that they introduced kids on the stage to essentially make certain the joke hit house. That’s simply disrespectful.

Simmons and the Sixers could have a protracted offseason forward of them. They’ll want to seek out Simmons one other vacation spot to play in, as a result of his time in Philly is successfully executed. Town, the pinnacle coach Doc Rivers, and the workforce’s greatest participant, Joel Embiid, have their reservations about this partnership with Simmons.

Though Rivers says he has a plan to assist Simmons, I don’t know how this may be salvaged in Philadelphia proper now. The highlight can be so brilliant on Simmons, and if he was nervous about stress earlier than, one other 12 months in Philly goes to deliver astronomical stress on the 24-year-old Australian product.

I’m praying that Simmons can really repair his offensive woes and change into the participant he has the potential to be, however it’s going to take plenty of work underneath among the worst circumstances a participant may have early in his profession.


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