The Philadelphia 76ers' new wonder kid was Ben Simmons.
The 76ers selected him with the first overall choice despite his difficulty shooting.
He established himself as one of the league's top defensive players over time.
Simmons was working to build a championship-caliber team for the Sixers.
Fans were outraged by the former All-Star guard's performances against the Atlanta Hawks in 2021.
Philadelphia, a city that takes pride in its sports, was filled with superstar-hating fans.
This led to one of the NBA's most ugly sagas in recent memory. Simmons decided he would never play for the Sixers once more.
The 26-year-old would rather face heavy fines alone than collaborate with the team.
Simmons unexpectedly disclosed that he had a memorable run in the city. However. There was also a shot directed towards the supporters.