Ben Simmons Roundly Booed in Return to Philadelphia With Nets

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Sports Illustrated

By Jelani Scott The former 76ers star played in his old stomping ground for the first time on Tuesday night. View the original article to see embedded media. All eyes were on Ben Simmons entering Tuesday’s Nets-76ers game as the sports world wondered how Philadelphia fans would respond to the former All-Star in his first road game against his old team. And, as expected, the City of Brotherly Love greeted Simmons with a reception that wouldn’t be confused for a hero’s welcome. From the moment he stepped onto the floor at the Wells Fargo Center, Simmons, who was traded to Brooklyn in a package f…

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