NBA Star Ben Simmons Blows Away Competition in Melbourne Amateur Basketball League

StoryfulNewsPublished: August 22, 2017
Published: August 22, 2017

NBA star Ben Simmons surprised amateur basketball players in Melbourne, August 21, when he took part in a local basketball competition. The 21-year-old Melbourne native took a break from coaching a nearby basketball camp to compete in a Monday night social league game at the Diamond Valley Basketball Arena in Greensborough. Local media report that Simmons, playing for a team titled the Splashers in the Diamond Valley Basketball Association Civic League, finished the game with 34 points. The Splashers defeated fellow local side the Redbacks 72-52. YouTube user kos1234 shared a compilation clip of Simmons taking part in the game to YouTube on August 21. The clip had earned 1,529 views at the time of writing. Credit: YouTube/kos1234 via Storyful

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