Ben Simmons, an LSU commit and ESPN’s top prospect for the class of 2015, has unleashed his senior year mixtape.
The 6-foot-9 Montverde Academy recruit is a dominant force in transition, has great vision, a high basketball IQ, is an impressive passer and can score in the paint. Simmons does need to work on his jump shot and free throws, but he is still projected as a lottery pick in the 2016 NBA Draft.
LSU is going to need Simmons to not only handle the ball, but rebound at a high level while also playing strong defense in the paint.
With the loss of Jordan Mickey and Jarell Martin to the NBA, Simmons is going to need to play ‘point forward’ with the Tigers.
Here is the mixtape we have all been waiting for:
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