By Jay Rich
Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer
Just minutes ago, the Philadelphia 76ers’ dynamics for the whole season completely changed. With Ben Simmons drafted, the new front office for Philadelphia said the tanking was over. Following their 2012 seven game second round exit, the Sixers chose to tank to contention.
What ensured were four difficult years for Sixers fans to watch. It became something league commissioner, Adam Silver, admitted he was not pleased with. But, the Sixers did land Ben Simmons and announced the tanking was over.
Just as the preseason has begun, Ben Simmons has been hit with bad news, a foot injury. It is unclear how long he will be out, but he will not begin the season with Philadelphia, leaving them at a disadvantage. Fans immediately took to Twitter and recounted how Nerlens Noel, Joel Embiid, Jahlil Okafor, and now Ben Simmons have suffered the “Sixers Curse.”
Read the tweets about The 76ers below:
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