Ben Simmons Has Only One Personal Goal in the New Season
Philadelphia 76ers quarterback Ben Simmons said he wanted to be the sixers best defender this season.Simmons’ only personal goal in the 2019-2020 season is to win the Defender of the Year award.
Speaking to Derek Bodner of The Athletic, Simmons said:
I want to be the best defender on the team. I hope everyone on the team hears this and tries to do the same. I have no personal goal other than winning the Defender of the Year award. ”
Ben Simmons: "I want to be the best defensive player on the team, so hopefully everybody on my team hears that and they strive to do the same thing." Simmons says he doesn't have personal goals, except for winning Defensive Player of the Year.
— Derek Bodner (@DerekBodnerNBA) September 30, 2019
Ben Simmons signed a new five-year contract with the Sixers for $ 170 million this summer. In the Sixers squad, alongside Simmons, elite defenders such as Josh Richardson, Al Horford and Joel Embiid can be a serious threat to their opponents in the coming season.
Simmons had 42 double-doubles and 10 triple-doubles last season, averaging 16.9 points, 8.8 rebounds and 7.7 assists.