At 17-years-old, Ben Simmons met LeBron James. James told him that he has the opportunity to be better than him, as long as he did the work. Simmons, along with with Joel Embiid, have made the Philadelphia 76ers winners this year, and though Simmons is not replacing LeBron, he is following his path.
Ben Simmons Has Helped Turn the 76ers Into Winners
He is not the next LeBron, but Simmons is the next NBA star to follow the path he started.
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