Ben Simmons made his return to Philadelphia on Wednesday as the Brooklyn Nets fell to an undermanned 76ers 115-106 (all times AEDT).
It was an eventful return that had a bit of everything — and got people talking.
Simmons, as expected, was met with a hostile response from his old fan base, booing the Aussie when he first touched the ball and every possession thereafter and brutally chanting ‘F*** Ben Simmons’ at times.
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The theatrics included Simmons retaliating to the crowd, doing a Michael Jordan style shrug of his shoulders when he made a pair of free throws and signalling for it to shush when he converted a put back shot.
He later missed a pair of free throws to give the Sixers fans at Wells Fargo…