Ben Simmons

the outlet pass

The Problem with Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid in One Play

Philly is still outscoring opponents when the two are on the floor together, but they've still proved to be an awkward fit.
Michael Pina
1.11.19
the outlet pass

How Philly is Hiding Ben Simmons's Shooting Woes

Regardless of how physically imposing, rare, and breathtaking Simmons can be, building a championship contender with someone who can’t shoot as a focal point is exceptionally difficult.
Michael Pina
11.16.18
the outlet pass

The Outlet Pass: The Draymond Green Trade Machine Edition

Also: Ben Simmons's off-ball evolution, Brook Lopez's surreal range, Tom Thibodeau finding himself in an offense-first league, Jabari Parker's surprising defense, good (?) chemistry in Washington, and more!
Michael Pina
11.15.18
Basketball

Does...Does Tristan Thompson Think LeBron is Still on the Cavs?

Thompson said the East still goes through Cleveland because they are the four-time conference champions. Who wants to tell him?
Liam Daniel Pierce
9.27.18
Basketball

NBA Trade Value Rankings!

Instead of ranking players based on talent alone, we factor in age, contracts, injury history, and long-term potential.
Michael Pina
9.26.18
NBA playoffs

The Philadelphia 76ers Are in More Trouble Than You Think

Even if the Boston Celtics don't sweep them from the second round, what lies ahead in Philly may be far less certain than it seems.
Michael Pina
5.8.18
Video Games

Ben Simmons Roasts Hawks While Playing Video Games with Karl-Anthony Towns

The Philadelphia 76ers point guard told KAT he had "plenty of time to play" PUBG ahead of the Wolves game against the lowly Atlanta Hawks.
Liam Daniel Pierce
3.28.18
the outlet pass

The Outlet Pass: Karl-Anthony Towns is Super Frustrated

Also, how Carmelo Anthony can make himself useful, Damian Lillard's bubbling MVP campaign, Ben Simmons in the post, examining Jabari Parker, a look at why the Memphis Grizzlies might actually have a bright future, and more.
Michael Pina
3.6.18
nba

Ben Simmons is Almost Perfect*

He's a lock for Rookie of the Year, but the Philadelphia 76ers point forward's one flaw has also forced the franchise to back away from its progressive offensive principals.
​Jared Dubin
2.12.18
nba

Ben Simmons Doesn't Need a Jump Shot, Until the Playoffs

The Philadelphia 76ers' newest star has been able to adjust so far, but his life will get significantly harder once defenses button up in the postseason, if Philly qualifies.
Spencer Lund
12.21.17
nba

Ben Simmons is Really Good at Defense, Too

Soon to be the NBA's Rookie of the Year, the Philadelphia 76ers phenom has been a pleasant surprise on the defensive end of the floor.
Michael Pina
12.8.17
reading the emoji leaves

Ben Simmons Reignites NBA's Emoji Summer with Tweet to LeBron

Ben Simmons tweeted a cryptic message to LeBron James and now everyone is losing their minds.
Sean Newell
7.19.17
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