Ben Simmons can be NBA great after stellar year with Philadelphia 76ers, if he can learn to shoot

Ben Simmons can be NBA great after stellar year with Philadelphia 76ers, if he can learn to shoot

By Mark Douglass Posted May 10, 2018 12:54:59 Photo: Australian Ben Simmons has enjoyed a remarkably rookie season in the NBA with Philadelphia 76ers. (Reuters/USA TODAY: Bill Streicher) Related Story: Ben Simmons is finally looking like a rookie as his team prepares to exit the NBA playoffs Related Story: Bogut …

NBA play-offs coverage reveals gap in gambling ad restrictions targeting kids

NBA play-offs coverage reveals gap in gambling ad restrictions targeting kids

Updated May 08, 2018 07:51:46 Photo: The success of Ben Simmons (R) is adding to the growing popularity of the NBA in Australia. (AP: Joe Skipper) Related Story: Foxtel wants to be able to show you gambling ads because hardly anyone’s watching anyway Related Story: Our summer of betting isn’t …

Ben Simmons finally looks like a rookie as Philadelphia 76ers prepare to exit the NBA playoffs

Ben Simmons finally looks like a rookie as Philadelphia 76ers prepare to exit the NBA playoffs

Updated May 06, 2018 13:51:44 Photo: Al Horford (left) started game three defending Ben Simmons, but the Celtics threw a bunch of players at him. (AP: Matt Slocum) Ben Simmons’ rookie-of-the-year campaign has been hit with claims he is not a true rookie after being drafted in 2016 and sitting …

Andrew Bogut commits to Sydney Kings for long haul, rules out NBA return

Andrew Bogut commits to Sydney Kings for long haul, rules out NBA return

Updated April 24, 2018 11:48:15 Video: Bogut says he won’t be back in the NBA or take up offers from Europe. (Pic: AAP) (ABC News) Related Story: NBL the winner after ‘icon’ Bogut signs with the Kings Related Story: Andrew Bogut leaves NBA to head home to NBL’s Kings Sydney …

Andrew Bogut to leave NBA, Sydney Kings confirm veteran Australian centre will play for them

Andrew Bogut to leave NBA, Sydney Kings confirm veteran Australian centre will play for them

Posted April 22, 2018 22:02:47 Photo: Andrew Bogut (#66) is coming back to Australia after more than a decade in the NBA to play for the Sydney Kings. (Reuters / USA TODAY Sports: Kelvin Kuo, file photo) The NBL has received a massive boost with Boomers veteran Andrew Bogut returning …

Ben Simmons posts landmark triple-double as Philadelphia 76ers edge Miami Heat in NBA playoffs

Ben Simmons posts landmark triple-double as Philadelphia 76ers edge Miami Heat in NBA playoffs

Posted April 22, 2018 11:15:22 Photo: Ben Simmons (R) almost had a quadruple-double, but settled for a landmark triple-double against the Heat. (AP: Joe Skipper) Ben Simmons has netted a triple-double consisting of 17 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists to carry the Philadelphia 76ers past the Miami Heat 106-102 …

Ben Simmons, Philadelphia 76ers v Miami Heat, NBA finals, Chris Anstey

Ben Simmons, Philadelphia 76ers v Miami Heat, NBA finals, Chris Anstey

AUSSIE basketball legend Chris Anstey says Ben Simmons’ Philadelphia 76ers are good enough to win a “fairytale” NBA title. The former Dallas Maverick and Chicago Bull says the Sixers, who go into Game 2 of today’s Eastern Conference first-round match up with the Miami Heat with a 1-0 series lead, …

NBA: Australian sports scientists are changing the game with new ideas and expertise

NBA: Australian sports scientists are changing the game with new ideas and expertise

Updated March 14, 2018 13:27:52 Photo: Australia’s Ben Simmons (C) is lighting up the NBA, but teams are also turning Down Under for sports science expertise. (AP: Chris Szagola) Australians have had a huge impact on the NBA this season — largely due to the performances of Philadelphia rookie Ben …