Draymond Green defends Ben Simmons on his 25th birthday
Since the conclusion of the NBA season, numerous players and analysts across the league have given their opinions regarding Ben Simmons. Most like Charles Barkley and Danny Green have critiqued Ben’s game while some have rushed to his defense.
When Ben posted on Instagram for his 25th birthday, some gave him a hard time about it, but Golden State’s Draymond Green was defending him in the comments. Under Ben’s post, this is what Green had to say.
“Man stop letting these people get in your head young King. Enjoy your birthday, basketball ain’t got nothing to do with it, so don’t let them intertwine life and basketball for you. Enjoy your life and enjoy hoop. You’ve earned both! You don’t owe anybody anything! You have earned everything you have! Happy born day brotha!”
It’s nice to see some players siding with Ben after the heavy criticisms following game seven against the Atlanta Hawks. Klutch Sports represents both Ben Simmons and Draymond Green, and Simmons has been linked to the Warriors in trade talks. Several teams have shown interest in Ben, with the 76ers waiting patiently for an All-Star in return.
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