LISTEN | Ben Simmons Says He Considers LeBron James 'Like A Big Brother'

From The Hot Breakfast!

LISTEN | Ben Simmons Says He Considers LeBron James 'Like A Big Brother' Image: AAP

Australia's biggest sporting superstar Ben Simmons joined The Hot Breakfast this morning in a wide-ranging chat from the US.

Darce quizzed the 76ers star if he was actually mates with Demons gun Christian Petracca - to which Simmons confirmed the pair were indeed mates.

When asked about his relationship with NBA icon LeBron James, Simmons also confirmed that he was also very close.

"I've known LeBron since 10th or 9th grade in high school when I came over to the United States," Simmons told Triple M this morning.

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"He reached out to me and we started talking.

"Then I obviously went to college and was watching me a fair bit... we've continued that friendship. He's like a big brother.

"So he's always been looking out for me and helping me get to the next level," he said.

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