A professional basketball player from Australia named Benjamin David Simmons is now a forward for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He also plays basketball for the “Australian National Team.” He was born, reared, and currently possesses dual citizenship with both Australia and the US. He began playing on an under-12 squad when he was seven years old while growing up in New South Wales, Australia. He played rugby and Australian rule football as well. He received various notable basketball awards throughout high school. He participated and contributed to Australia winning the gold medal in the 2013 FIBA Oceania Championship. He received an invitation to several renowned basketball camps in the USA that feature the top high school athletes in the world. He spent one year playing college basketball at Louisiana State University before Philadelphia 76ers selected him first overall in the 2016 NBA Draft. His first NBA season was cut short by a foot injury sustained during training camp, but by the end of his rookie campaign, Simmons had won the title of “NBA Rookie of the Year.”
Know about Ben Simmons’s Career and Early life
David Simmons and Julie gave birth to Simmons on July 20, 1996, in the Fitzroy neighbourhood of Melbourne, Australia. Dave, who is American-born and played basketball for “Oklahoma City University,” is the father of the boy. Dave became a professional in 1989 and spent 13 seasons with the Melbourne Tigers in Australia’s “NBL.” Dave first met Julie, a single mother of four, in 1991. They later had two more children after being married in 1994. With five elder siblings, Mellissa, Emily, Liam, Sean, and Olivia, Ben Simmons is the youngest. Simmons was raised in Newcastle because his dad was a coach there. He began playing basketball at the age of 7 with the Newcastle Hunters’ “under-12 representative squad.” Additionally, he participated in junior rugby league with the “Western Suburbs” and in the local ‘Newcastle Rugby League.’
Ben Simmons allegations with Megan Stallion
The dating history of Ben Simmons is pretty intriguing. The Brooklyn Nets player has dated several women throughout the course of his life, some of them have been well-known figures. The player may have had a romantic relationship with well-known rapper Megan Thee Stallion. The rapper recently took part in a legal case where he went up against Tory Lanez, another musician. The court case exposed some intriguing information about Megan’s private life, including the possibility of a relationship with the NBA star. Soon after NBA fans began discussing these claims, the Nets point guard reacted to them. He maintains he wasn’t associated with the artist, but it turns out he wasn’t.