Colin Cowherd: “I don’t like Embiid and Ben Simmons playing together, they don’t work, and I’ve been saying this for some time. I acknowledge that I whiffed on Ben Simmons. I thought HE was the guy I would choose, and he has deteriorated badly… Right now Ben Simmons might be closer to Rudy Gobert than LeBron James. He’s big, he’s a great defender, he’s long, but he can’t shoot… Ben Simmons’s number one issue is BEN SIMMONS. He has tools you can’t teach, and the stuff you can he will not work on.” (Full Video Above)
Listen to Colin Cowherd admit that he ‘whiffed’ on Ben Simmons’ superstardom in the NBA, coming off Philadelphia’s shocking playoff exit to the massive underdog Atlanta Hawks in a series where Simmons averaged just 9.9 points in 7 games, and horrifyingly shot 15 of 45 from the free-throw line.
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