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.
Simmons also worked out for the Sixers at Philadelphia College of Osepathic Medicine, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported.
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.
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.