Since the night of the draft lottery, it has been the worst-kept secret in the NBA that the Philadelphia 76ers would take Ben Simmons with the No. 1 overall pick. Tuesday Simmons did his one and only predraft workout for the Sixers, where he reportedly was told he would be taken with the first pick.
But if you needed even more confirmation, here is what Simmons posted on Instagram after the workout.
“Trust the process.”
It’s a little late to be quoting Sam Hinkie, but we get the idea.
This draft is obvious with the top two — the Lakers will take Brandon Ingram second — then gets really interesting with the third pick.