NBA: Sixers Announce Ben Simmons Won’t Play At All This Season

image via: youtube Ben Simmons, the first overall pick of the 2016 NBA draft, who has not played a single minute this season yet for the Philadelphia 76ers, will be shut down for the season the team announced this morning.

(Photos) NBA: Ben Simmons Sister Goes Off On Twitter, Says Ben Has Turned His Back On Those Who Helped Him

photo credit How many times have we heard the same story about someone becoming a famous athlete, singer, actor or whatever, only to have claims from their family and friends that they changed and forgot who they really were. Unfortunately its a tale that happens quite often and you never really know what the truth is or not. Did the person really change after they got some fame? Or do family members just feel scorned and left behind even if that’s not really the case? Ben Simmons is currently dealing with that type of issue after his sister went off on a twitter rant about how he turned his back on everyone who helped get him to where he is today.

NBA: #1 Pick Ben Simmons, Fractures Foot In Sixers Practice, Likely To Miss A Couple Months

The Philadelphia 76ers franchise just can’t catch a break. Their first round picks almost ALWAYS win up hurt and Ben Simmons is no exception. The first player taken in the draft back in June, Simmons will now miss anywhere from 6-8 weeks after fracturing a bone in his right foot.

(Photos) NBA: LeBron James, Dwyane Wade & Ben Simmons Work Out Together

LeBron James and members of the Cleveland Cavaliers got together for a workout.  James was also joined by his brotherhood member Dwyane Wade, and the 2016 No. 1 overall draft pick, Ben Simmons.

NBA: Bulls’ Rookie Denzel Valentine Calls Ben Simmons a ‘Mini-LeBron’

After seeing the 2016 No. 1 draft up close and personal, Chicago Bulls’ rookie Denzel Valentine gave Ben Simmons a pretty big comparison.  

(Video) NBA: Ben Simmons Carried Off Court During Debut With Sixers

The Philadelphia 76ers haven’t had much luck with rookies and their injuries; most notably is Joel Embiid who missed his first two years in the league with a foot injury.  While Embiid is ruled out for summer league, 2016 No. 1 draft pick Ben Simmons made his debut, unfortunately it wasn’t a great one.

NBA: Lebron James Gave Ben Simmons A Reality Check After He Was Selected First In The Draft

Ben Simmons may have been the first pick taken in the NBA draft a few nights ago but this is just the start. He has a long way to go to show he was worthy of the pick and to earn the respect of guys in the league. While speaking with “The Dan Patrick Show”, Simmons revealed something Lebron said, or should I say did, to remind him that he hasn’t earned the right to talk just yet.

(Photo) NBA Report: Sixers Tell Ben Simmons He Will Be the No. 1 Pick in the 2016 Draft

The Philadelphia 76ers will not mess up their draft pick this year because they are reportedly selecting  the consensus No. 1 pick, Ben Simmons on Thursday at the 2016 NBA Draft.

(Video) NBA: LOL D’Angelo Russell Makes Fun of His Snitching in New Foot Locker Commercial

Take it from Steve Harvey, the best way to get over a big mistake is to make fun of yourself and monetize it.  D’Angelo Russell is now known as the NBA snitch since he recorded Nick Young admitting to cheating on Iggy Azalea.  Things have heated up for him even more now that the two called off their engagement and broke up.  After being in the dumps for a while, Russell is now able to laugh at himself in this funny new Foot Locker commercial with other NBA newbies Ben Simmons, Karl Anthony-Towns and Devin Booker.

(Video) Sports: Ben Simmons Hits Insane Trick Shot With His Foot!

His mid-range jumper might need work but NBA prospect Ben Simmons is showing he’s got the all important kick-the-ball-in-from-deep-three game down by making an INSANE trick shot on video.

Copyright © 2010-2014 FUNKMASTER FLEX, LTD. All rights reserved.