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Sixers News: Ben Simmons is back in the gym and dunking on people

Look at the kid rise up.

Feeling great #PHILLY #tease

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It’s not really the offseason until we start writing about Sixers players looking great in a gym without any real competition happening. Let’s kick off workout season with a nice dose of Ben Simmons, who posted this Instagram video from the Sixers’ practice facility.

Yes, he’s not doing this in a game, and yes, this is not exactly being done at full speed, but look at how effortless it is for him to rise up and flush the basketball. This is a guy who sat out the entire year with a foot injury, and it doesn’t look like he has lost an ounce of athleticism.

We’ll probably have to wait until at least training camp to see him in a real “live” setting against his teammates, but this is a nice teaser until we can get a more extended look at Simmons in action. And if this doesn’t work, you can always rewatch the highlight mix of his Summer League run.


Alright last one

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