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Inside Ben Simmons’ fall from grace and what comes next for Australian NBA star, Ben Simmons contract, injury update

To truly understand how just far Ben Simmons has fallen, you have to go back to the start. Back to when a fresh-faced Simmons had his name called by NBA commissioner Adam Silver, drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers with the first overall pick in 2016.

There is no greater honour. And no greater burden. No way of so quickly lifting you up, and then tearing you down.

“It honestly feels like all this pressure just has hopped off me,” Simmons said when asked what it felt like to hear his name called after all of the build-up to the draft.

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Ben Simmons poses with Commissioner Adam Silver after being drafted first overall by the Philadelphia 76ers. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)Source: Getty Images

In reality, the pressure was only just starting to build,…

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