A tough week for Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons doesn’t have any indicators of stopping.
Scottie Pippen, a member of the Basketball Corridor of Fame and a six-time NBA Champion, criticized Ben Simmons’ current play in an interview with Tyler R. Tynes at GQ.
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— Tyler R. Tynes (@TylerRickyTynes) June 24, 2021
“You guys have been Ben Simmons for 5 years now?. And you may say this to Stephen A. Smith, too: Y’all know he can’t shoot. Y’all know he don’t look to shoot within the fourth quarter. You already know he’s afraid to go to the foul line, he don’t wanna be humiliated, so what are you asking me? I’m not in opposition to Ben Simmons. However I feel he’s who he’s.”
Simmons is coming off a woeful offensive efficiency within the playoffs that has seen a ton of criticism thrown his manner. Simmons averaged 11.9 factors per recreation whereas capturing 34 p.c from the free throw line within the post-season.
Pippen additionally candidly mentioned quite a lot of subjects in his interview with GQ, together with Kevin Durant, Michael Jordan, and Charles Barkley.