Simmons, Embiid Building Off Court Relationship

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If their relationship on the court is anything like it is off, Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid could be something special together for the Sixers. The duo’s budding friendship has been well-documented on social media over the past few weeks. During the team’s 17th annual Beach Bash at Jack’s Place in Avalon, N.J. on Saturday, the rookie pair was attached at the hip as eager fans showed their appreciation for what’s to come between the two.

Both are feeling good about what’s ahead. “He’s a great player, so I’m looking forward to playing with him,” Simmons said. “Off the court we’re like brothers. We have fun.”

“I feel 100% and ready to get started,” Embiid said. “My summer’s been great. We’ve been working out a lot.”

Source: Kyle Phillippi of the Metro