The Lakers and 76ers are in need of depth at point guard. The 34 points tied a career-high for Simmons while he also became the first player in National Basketball Association history to post such a stat line. Right now, a combination of Raul Neto and Trey Burke act as the backup to point forward Ben Simmons. They just play the game strictly on talent. "I just came in with that mindset to win". "I know it is going to be tough every time we play teams like this". I take a lot of responsibility, just being a leader.
Simmons, named during the game as the Eastern Conference player of the week of the week, did it all in a dominant performance for a 76ers team trying to keep his playoff on track, despite the absence of the injured big man Joel Embiid.
Rose has averaged 18.4 points in just 26.0 minutes of action for Detroit this season and ensured that his solid 2018-19 campaign with the Minnesota Timberwolves was no fluke. "It's great to get individual accolades".
Despite their recent success, however, the fact of the matter is that Philly has not been able to live up to the preseason hype surrounding their team.
Simmons opened the 4th with a handle and a hook shot.
Philadelphia, holding down sixth place in the Eastern Conference, notched their fourth straight win.
In Monday's other completed games, Chris Paul scored 28 points and Danilo Gallinari added 25 as the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied from a 15-point fourth- quarter deficit to beat cold-shooting James Harden and the Houston Rockets 112-107, while the Miami Heat improved their NBA-best home record to 19-1 by beating the Sacramento Kings 118-113 in overtime. All-Star rosters will be revealed on January 23.
Kendall Jenner is back with the Sixers Star Player?
It appears Ben Simmons and Kendall Jenner are once again an item. The two were spotless hanging out together Sunday in NY, per the gossip blog Just Jared. Rumors have it that their romance returned to the first surfaced on New Year's Eve when the couple were was seen ringing in the new year at a club in downtown Philadelphia.