Philadelphia fans have had a lot of love for Ben Simmons since the Eastern Conference semi-finals in 2021, where his disastrous free-throw and unbelievable blocking earned the Philadelphia 76ers a spot. the guild final they had been waiting for so long.
Ben Simmons makes fans of former Philadelphia 76ers booed
Even so, Ben Simmons was still badly condemned by the fans of the Wells Fargo Center team, after missing an opportunity to score ten points against the Atlanta Hawks, causing the Philadelphia 76ers to be eliminated in the Playoffs in 2021.
After that point, Ben Simmons became the object of criticism from fans and the media in the city of Philadelphia. Bad words are constantly used to attack the Australian star. Some people even compare him to just a “trash” player, although there was a time when Ben Simmons was considered the number 2 star of the team because of his strong and effective play.
Ben Simmons became a thorn in the eyes of the BLD and the Philadelphia 76ers fans when he found enough reasons not to play. Things became more and more tense when the Eastern team decided to keep the entire salary for each game the Australian player sat out. The tension between the two sides somewhat eased from the day he was transferred to the Nets in the James Harden exchange.
Ben Simmons had a trip back to the Philadelphia 76ers, the team he once became famous and also left in bitterness. Despite his best efforts, Simmons still could not help the new team win the Philadelphia 76ers and accept defeat with a score of 106-115.
Not only that, the shrug and shake of the head of Ben Simmons when the Philadelphia 76ers fans booed also became the topic of discussion all over the newspapers.