By: Andy Nesbitt |
October 8, 2019 8:33 pm
Ben Simmons did it.
The Philadelphia 76ers guard, who was the first overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft, hit the first 3-pointer of his career Tuesday night and NBA fans lost their minds.
Granted, it did come in an exhibition game against the Guangzhou Loong Lions but it was still a 3-point shot that went through the hoop and went on the scoreboard.
Simmons, who has struggled mightily with his outside shot during his career, drained his historic 3-pointer in the final seconds of the first half Tuesday night in Philadelphia.
He worked on it all summer and it seemed to pay off right here:
NBA Twitter loved it:
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