Homegrown basketball hero Ben Simmons has walked away with one of the most coveted prizes in the NBA - Rookie Of The Year. The Philadelphia 6ers star has gone home with the title at the 2018 NBA Awards.
This is the 8th time in NBA history, and first since Tim Duncan in 1997-98, that a player has earned Rookie of the Year honours on a 50-win team. Simmons recorded 12 triple-doubles, 2nd most by a rookie in NBA history.
Recently, it was leaked that Ben Simmons was dating Kendall Jenner.
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