Ben Simmons is an Australian college basketball player for the LSU Tigers. He has been considered as a candidate to be the first overall pick in the 2016 NBA draft.
Ben Simmons was born on 20 July 1996 in the Melbourne, Australia. In January 2013, Simmons moved to Montverde, Florida, to attend Montverde Academy, where he immediately started playing for them. He was listed as the No. 1 power forward and the No. 1 player in the nation in 2015 by ESPN.Com. He joined to play college basketball for Louisiana State University. He is considered one of the top players.
Ben Simmons has already made his senior team deubut for Australia against New Zealand in 2013. He was 17 at the time.