Ben Simmons Impresses On NBA Debut

Double-double!

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Australian born and raised basketballer Ben Simmons has impressed in his long awaited NBA debut.

The versatile big man missed all of his rookie season due to injury and debuted today for the Philadelphia 76ers against the Washington Wizards.

If his first game is anything to go by, he's going to be a gun!

Simmons played 34 minute and scored 18 points, pulled down 10 rebounds and contributed 5 assists.

A double-double on debut! 

The Wizards defeated the 76ers 120-115. 

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