Australian Ben Simmons has taken a swipe at his former NBA team following the Sixers’ latest second-round playoff failure, drawing a quick response from fans and critics.
Philadelphia held a 3-2 lead over Boston in the best-of-seven second-round series, but lost consecutive games to crash out once again and continue a dismal run of playoff flame outs over the past decade.
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Simmons was heavily involved in many of those postseason defeats, famously passing up an open shot against Atlanta in the 2021 playoffs that turned Sixers fans against him and ultimately resulted in his trade to Brooklyn.
While Simmons, 26, has had two injury-ruined seasons and is nowhere near the player that claimed three All-Star nods between…