Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons has been wanting defenders when it comes to his leap shot and failing to actually shoot wherever out of doors of the very important issue.

Simmons was criticized harshly all by way of the playoffs for allegedly being afraid to shoot one factor aside from a layup. But he did uncover one defender in former Brooklyn Nets and Atlanta Hawks star Joe Johnson.

Ben Simmons blamed a mental block on the worst free-throw shooting percentage in NBA playoff history. The 76ers head into the offseason faced with a big question - do they try and salvage Simmons or deal the former No. 1 pick?

Ben Simmons blamed a psychological block on the worst free-throw taking images proportion in NBA playoff historic earlier. The 76ers head into the offseason confronted with a big query – do they wrestle to salvage Simmons or deal the sooner No. 1 choose?
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The seven-time All-Star instructed TMZ Sports on Wednesday he’s not giving up hope on Simmons merely nonetheless.

“I honestly don’t think nothing’s wrong with it,” Johnson instructed the gossip web site. “You see him playing pickup basketball shooting jumpers, fadeaways, threes … so we all know it’s there.

76ERS HOPING BEN SIMMONS CAN FIX HIS GAME IN THE OFFSEASON

“He merely has to take that very same confidence that he has in pickup and translate it into an NBA game. That’s it. You’re gonna miss and make images, you would possibly’t care with reference to the misses. He’s merely obtained to proceed to take them.”

Ben Simmons (25) drives to the basket against Atlanta Hawks forward John Collins (20) during the first half in game six in the second round of the 2021 NBA Playoffs at State Farm Arena in Atlanta. 

Ben Simmons (25) drives to the basket in path of Atlanta Hawks ahead John Collins (20) all by way of the first half in game six all through the second spherical of the 2021 NBA Playoffs at State Farm Arena in Atlanta. 
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Simmons is rumored to be on the commerce block all through the aftermath of the 76ers’ newest failed playoff run.

The 25-year-old is a three-time All-Star and two-time All-Defensive Team choice. He is averaging 15.9 components, 8.1 rebounds and seven.7 assists per game all by way of his profession. He is a profession 56% shooter from the sector.