The process has started!
According to Chris Haynes of Cleveland.com, the Philadelphia 76ers informed Ben Simmons that they select him with the No. 1 overall pick in Thursday’s draft.
This morning Philadelphia 76ers informed camp of Ben Simmons he would be taken No. 1 in NBA Draft, league sources tell @clevelanddotcom.
— Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) June 21, 2016
Simmons worked out for the Sixers on Tuesday morning and posted this photo with the caption, “Trust the process” on his Instagram page.
During his time at LSU, Simmons became the first college basketball player to average at least 19 points, 11 rebounds, and four assists per game since 1986. He also became the first player in SEC history to finish in the top-five in scoring, rebounding, and assists.