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The Ben Simmons Megathread - Part V

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The Ben Simmons Megathread - Part V 

Post#1 » by Kobblehead » Sun May 9, 2021 1:39 pm

Here's to another 100 pages of the most polarizing player in modern franchise history.
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Re: The Ben Simmons Megathread - Part V 

Post#2 » by stormi » Sun May 9, 2021 2:14 pm

The final iteration?
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Re: The Ben Simmons Megathread - Part V 

Post#3 » by Kobblehead » Sun May 9, 2021 2:33 pm

If the Sixers steal the title this year, Simmons will be a Sixer until he forces his way to a warm-weather team.
If the Sixers lose in the ECF this year, SImmons will be gone by August.
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Re: The Ben Simmons Megathread - Part V 

Post#4 » by 76ciology » Sun May 9, 2021 4:12 pm

Kobblehead wrote:If the Sixers steal the title this year, Simmons will be a Sixer until he forces his way to a warm-weather team.
If the Sixers lose in the ECF this year, SImmons will be gone by August.


Ben will be gone once we lose a series because Biid can’t play bullyball because of Giannis or AD’s help defense.

Or history repeats itself. Ben stays. Ben releases videos of him shooting 3s and fade aways. Then you know what happen next.
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Re: The Ben Simmons Megathread - Part V 

Post#5 » by Negrodamus » Sun May 9, 2021 4:28 pm

Kobblehead wrote:If the Sixers steal the title this year, Simmons will be a Sixer until he forces his way to a warm-weather team.
If the Sixers lose in the ECF this year, SImmons will be gone by August.


Incoming loss in the Finals.
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Re: The Ben Simmons Megathread - Part V 

Post#6 » by stormi » Sun May 9, 2021 4:33 pm

This a pro-Simmons thread.

Sixers last 14 games:

With Ben Simmons: 9-0
(Joel Embiid) Without Ben Simmons: 1-4

Our franchise player *smoke nostril emoji*
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Re: The Ben Simmons Megathread - Part V 

Post#7 » by 76ciology » Sun May 9, 2021 5:44 pm

stormi wrote:This a pro-Simmons thread.

Sixers last 14 games:

With Ben Simmons: 9-0
(Joel Embiid) Without Ben Simmons: 1-4

Our franchise player *smoke nostril emoji*


Balancing the equilibrium?

Resistance is futile. Over or under 5 pages before we start talking about Ben’s shooting?
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Re: The Ben Simmons Megathread - Part V 

Post#8 » by stormi » Sun May 9, 2021 6:00 pm

76ciology wrote:
stormi wrote:This a pro-Simmons thread.

Sixers last 14 games:

With Ben Simmons: 9-0
(Joel Embiid) Without Ben Simmons: 1-4

Our franchise player *smoke nostril emoji*


Balancing the equilibrium?

Resistance is futile. Over or under 5 pages before we start talking about Ben’s shooting?


Midway page 2 tops. Page 3 is when the psychological analysis begins.
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Re: The Ben Simmons Megathread - Part V 

Post#9 » by 76ciology » Sun May 9, 2021 6:35 pm

stormi wrote:
76ciology wrote:
stormi wrote:This a pro-Simmons thread.

Sixers last 14 games:

With Ben Simmons: 9-0
(Joel Embiid) Without Ben Simmons: 1-4

Our franchise player *smoke nostril emoji*


Balancing the equilibrium?

Resistance is futile. Over or under 5 pages before we start talking about Ben’s shooting?


Midway page 2 tops. Page 3 is when the psychological analysis begins.


:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: The Ben Simmons Megathread - Part V 

Post#10 » by Zumramania » Sun May 9, 2021 9:33 pm

stormi wrote:
76ciology wrote:
stormi wrote:This a pro-Simmons thread.

Sixers last 14 games:

With Ben Simmons: 9-0
(Joel Embiid) Without Ben Simmons: 1-4

Our franchise player *smoke nostril emoji*


Balancing the equilibrium?

Resistance is futile. Over or under 5 pages before we start talking about Ben’s shooting?


Midway page 2 tops. Page 3 is when the psychological analysis begins.


Someone should conduct a real case study on him...the problem is case studies are usually anonymized but you would have to describe the anonymous player as a "tall point guard who does not shoot if he's more than 5 feet away from the basket" and I'm afraid Ben might be literally the only player in the world that fits such a description :((
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Re: The Ben Simmons Megathread - Part V 

Post#11 » by the_process » Mon May 10, 2021 2:41 am

With Ben, the only thing left is psychoanalysis sadly. His game has stayed basically the same for 4 years. While he is admittedly better defensively, his offense has regressed slightly, and this is an offensive game, and you don't hand out 30M contracts to premier wing defenders.
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Re: The Ben Simmons Megathread - Part V 

Post#12 » by DCasey91 » Mon May 10, 2021 4:43 am

Just hijack Westbrook’s mind into Ben then all the problems are solved top 10 player overnight. It’s pretty exhaustive with Ben

Leben on the other-hand is with Korklord, Don Scott and ISO God Green in Russia still running the blackmarket stamp racquet ready on call for cameo appearances in the Playoffs. It’s fine we essentially start 1-0 vs anybody when they play.
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Re: The Ben Simmons Megathread - Part V 

Post#13 » by syntax » Tue May 11, 2021 12:23 am

DCasey91 wrote:Just hijack Westbrook’s mind into Ben then all the problems are solved top 10 player overnight. It’s pretty exhaustive with Ben

Leben on the other-hand is with Korklord, Don Scott and ISO God Green in Russia still running the blackmarket stamp racquet ready on call for cameo appearances in the Playoffs. It’s fine we essentially start 1-0 vs anybody when they play.


Delete your account if/when Sixers win the championshop with Ben and never post again. Promise us that.
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Re: The Ben Simmons Megathread - Part V 

Post#14 » by syntax » Tue May 11, 2021 12:37 am

the_process wrote:With Ben, the only thing left is psychoanalysis sadly. His game has stayed basically the same for 4 years. While he is admittedly better defensively, his offense has regressed slightly, and this is an offensive game, and you don't hand out 30M contracts to premier wing defenders.


How many premier wing defenders are top 20 rebounds pergame, top 15 assists, top 20 steals, top 20 fg%, top 5 defensive rating, top 10 defensive box plus minus, lead the league in 3pt assists and made the last 3 all-star teams?
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Re: The Ben Simmons Megathread - Part V 

Post#15 » by cool93 » Tue May 11, 2021 1:06 am

syntax wrote:
the_process wrote:With Ben, the only thing left is psychoanalysis sadly. His game has stayed basically the same for 4 years. While he is admittedly better defensively, his offense has regressed slightly, and this is an offensive game, and you don't hand out 30M contracts to premier wing defenders.


How many premier wing defenders are top 20 rebounds pergame, top 15 assists, top 20 steals, top 20 fg%, top 5 defensive rating, top 10 defensive box plus minus, lead the league in 3pt assists and made the last 3 all-star teams?


How many professional basketball players (excluding center position)can't shoot a basketball?
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Re: The Ben Simmons Megathread - Part V 

Post#16 » by the_process » Tue May 11, 2021 1:07 am

syntax wrote:
the_process wrote:With Ben, the only thing left is psychoanalysis sadly. His game has stayed basically the same for 4 years. While he is admittedly better defensively, his offense has regressed slightly, and this is an offensive game, and you don't hand out 30M contracts to premier wing defenders.


How many premier wing defenders are top 20 rebounds pergame, top 15 assists, top 20 steals, top 20 fg%, top 5 defensive rating, top 10 defensive box plus minus, lead the league in 3pt assists and made the last 3 all-star teams?


Ben's FG% is irrelevant because pretty much the only shot he will take is a dunk. I already said premier wing defender which encompasses all the defensive stats you just quoted. Ben has also perfected the art of having a string of awesome games in January so he gets voted in to All-Star games. Having Klutch behind him doesn't hurt for that, either.

Yes, he's a very good rebounder and an elite passer. That's why he's a conundrum. But 30M contracts go to elite scorers, not better versions of Draymond Green.
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Re: The Ben Simmons Megathread - Part V 

Post#17 » by ExplosionsInDaSky » Tue May 11, 2021 1:13 am

Ben will start scoring when he is forced to. I have been a steadfast supporter of him since he's gotten here and my stance on him hasn't changed. We can win a ring with him and Joel Embiid. I've been saying all year that I think this team CAN get to the finals this year. We're currently sitting atop the East, we're clearly a much better team when Ben plays, I'm in wait and see mode because I personally think we can do it this year. I think the opportunity is as good as it'll ever get for us this year. I feel like Ben is the motor that drives this team while Embiid is the actual ship. Both are equally important.
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Re: The Ben Simmons Megathread - Part V 

Post#18 » by Rastas » Tue May 11, 2021 3:09 am

cool93 wrote:
syntax wrote:
the_process wrote:With Ben, the only thing left is psychoanalysis sadly. His game has stayed basically the same for 4 years. While he is admittedly better defensively, his offense has regressed slightly, and this is an offensive game, and you don't hand out 30M contracts to premier wing defenders.


How many premier wing defenders are top 20 rebounds pergame, top 15 assists, top 20 steals, top 20 fg%, top 5 defensive rating, top 10 defensive box plus minus, lead the league in 3pt assists and made the last 3 all-star teams?


How many professional basketball players (excluding center position)can't shoot a basketball?


And there's the problem, 6ers two best players are suited to play C , but one has to play a hybrid game, and the other also sacrifices a little on being a 100% C - it's really not ideal or fair for both Ben and Jojo.
Praying one is moved in the off season for both there and the teams sake.
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Re: The Ben Simmons Megathread - Part V 

Post#19 » by cool93 » Tue May 11, 2021 3:47 am

Rastas wrote:
cool93 wrote:
syntax wrote:
How many premier wing defenders are top 20 rebounds pergame, top 15 assists, top 20 steals, top 20 fg%, top 5 defensive rating, top 10 defensive box plus minus, lead the league in 3pt assists and made the last 3 all-star teams?


How many professional basketball players (excluding center position)can't shoot a basketball?


And there's the problem, 6ers two best players are suited to play C , but one has to play a hybrid game, and the other also sacrifices a little on being a 100% C - it's really not ideal or fair for both Ben and Jojo.
Praying one is moved in the off season for both there and the teams sake.
Ben isn't suited to play C at all. He is a wing who just can't shoot and doesn't even bother trying to improve in that aspect.

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Re: The Ben Simmons Megathread - Part V 

Post#20 » by syntax » Tue May 11, 2021 7:59 am

cool93 wrote:
syntax wrote:
the_process wrote:With Ben, the only thing left is psychoanalysis sadly. His game has stayed basically the same for 4 years. While he is admittedly better defensively, his offense has regressed slightly, and this is an offensive game, and you don't hand out 30M contracts to premier wing defenders.


How many premier wing defenders are top 20 rebounds pergame, top 15 assists, top 20 steals, top 20 fg%, top 5 defensive rating, top 10 defensive box plus minus, lead the league in 3pt assists and made the last 3 all-star teams?


How many professional basketball players (excluding center position)can't shoot a basketball?


Does he do other things at an elite rate other than shoot the basketball? Is his team clearly on top of the eastern conference? Is "shooting the basbetball" all that counts to winning

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