Brandon Ingram, not Ben Simmons

In the last couple of drafts, there have been two clear-cut top prospects that have stirred up debate. Last year, it was Karl-Anthony Towns v. Jahlil Okafor; the previous year it was Andrew Wiggins  and Jabari Parker. This year’s upcoming draft resonates this trend with the likes of Ben Simmons of LSU and Brandon Ingram…

Ben Simmons: Yes or No?

The Philadelphia 76ers are on the clock.Within a couple of weeks they have to answer the question: is the upside of Ben Simmons worth it? Or, should they select the more polished scorer Brandon Ingram, who just completed a workout for the Sixers? For the 76ers, after three years of abject misery, they are finally…

In a Ben Simmons World, the 76ers Fail Up

The Philadelphia 76ers are headed towards a Ben Simmons marriage much to the dismay of Simmons who was hoping the Lakers would be gifted with the top prize. That would have added millions to Simmons shoe deal and force Nike into a new ceiling for the soon to be rookie. But more than likely, Simmons…

Ben Simmons Is Not A Savior

The longest held secret (was it really a secret) of Ben Simmons adding his name to the one and done list and entering the NBA Draft in June was revealed to an anticlimactic yawn. He hired LeBron James agent to represent him. But unlike James in 2003 or even Dwyane Wade for that matter, Simmons…