PHILADELPHIA (CBSNewYork) — It appears Ben Simmons will be heading to Philadelphia.
Cleveland.com reports the Philadelphia 76ers have informed Simmons’ camp that they will draft him No. 1 overall on Thursday in the 2016 NBA Draft.READ MORE: Federal Eviction Moratorium Expires, Protections In Place For Renters In New York And New Jersey
Simmons also worked out for the Sixers at Philadelphia College of Osepathic Medicine, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported.READ MORE: Bodycam Video Shows Moments Before NYPD Lieutenant Was Shot In Ankle Apprehending Suspect In The Bronx
Simmons even posted a picture of himself at Tuesday’s workout.
“Trust the process,” he said on Instagram, posting the phrase form Sixers General Manager Sam Hinkie used.Hackensack Record Store Closing Its Doors After 56 Years
The 6-foot-10 power forward left Louisiana State after his freshman season. He averaged 19.2 points, 11.8 rebounds and 4.8 assists in his one year and was a consensus first-team all-American.