Ben Simmons agrees to max contract with the Sixers

Ben Simmons and the Philadelphia 76ers have agreed on a five-year, $170 million dollar maximum contract. The deal was confirmed to The Athletic’s Shams Charania by SImmons’ agent Rich Paul. After missing his first year, Simmons have shown to be an impactful player, winning Rookie-of-the-Year in 2017-18 and then building on that by making his first All-Star team in 2018-19, where he averaged 16.9 points, 8.8 rebounds and 7.7 assists per game. However the glaring hole in his game, his either inability or refusal to take and make any jump…

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Ben Simmons inks deal with Nike

The projected number 1 pick in the upcoming NBA draft, Ben Simmons announced today that he has signed an endorsement deal with Nike. He broke the news on the Twitter feed of Uninterrupted, LeBron James’ multimedia website. Simmons is also represented by Rich Paul who represents James as well. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed. UNINTERRUPTED Exclusive: @BenSimmons25 announces he will be part of the @Nike family.https://t.co/l5B7Xq3uvB — UNINTERRUPTED (@uninterrupted) June 7, 2016

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US team falls to World Select Squad at 2015 Nike Hoop Summit

The World Select Team, led by 30 points from Canada’s Jamal Murray, defeated the USA 103-101 at the Nike Hoop Summit in Portland, Oregon, the third time since 2012 that they have won the prestigious event. Read the rest here.

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