Can an NBA player be a superstar without being an elite scorer? That’s the question Ben Simmons, the No. 1 overall pick of this year’s NBA draft by the Sixers, might end up posing.
During two games with the Sixers in the Utah Jazz Summer League, Simmons didn’t do much scoring. But as Philly prepares to head to Las Vegas for the NBA Summer League and a Saturday night showdown against the Los Angeles Lakers and No. 2 pick Brandon Ingram, Simmons has certainly shown the potential that made him the top pick last month.