When the Boomers stood on the Olympic podium and made history, there was a notable 6-foot-10 absentee.
Australia had claimed its first ever men’s Olympic basketball medal after a 107-93 win over Slovenia and yet its most recognisable NBA player was not there.
Fellow Philadelphia 76ers teammate Matisse Thybulle told News Corp it would not be hard to get Ben Simmons to don the green and gold at Paris in 2024.
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“I don’t think it will take much convincing for (the) next go around,” Thybulle said.
In reality though, until Simmons is physically on the plane to Paris his status for the 2024 Games will remain a question mark….