Philadelphia fans boo Simmons during pregame warmups — but cheer his dunk (VIDEO)

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Nothing has united Philadelphia fans like their anger at Ben Simmons.

Simmons — the man who melted down last playoffs then held out this season saying he was not mentally ready to play while waiting for a trade — returned to Philadelphia for the first time and sat on the bench with his new team (he is not yet ready to play, in part due to back issues).

Simmons did go through a light pregame warmup and Philadelphia fans were ready to boo.

Then, when Ben Simmons dunked the ball — something he did not do against the Hawks in the playoffs a year ago — he got a Bronx cheer from the Sixers faithful.

Overall, let’s just say some Sixers fans seemed a little too into booing and taunting Simmons.

The game has started with playoff intensity in Philadelphia, and Ben Simmons is going to be feeling the “love” all night from Sixers fans.