Ben Simmons is back in the NBA headlines as he is out there showing signs of reaching back to his perfect self. After his disappointing and unfortunate departure with the Sixers, he was trolled and criticized heavily, even though he wasn’t at complete fault. But the fans, especially, the Philly fans they care the least. So many around forgot about his greatness and what he is capable of. And, now when Ben Simmons is trying to get himself back with the Nets many are amazed.
Recently, the Toronto Raptors hosted the Brooklyn Nets at Scotiabank Arena. The Nets took over the control of the game since the start and ended up winning in style at 112-98. Ben Simmons impressed the Nets Nation with his speed and handed out some glimpses of his greatness. He was on fire since the start but got limited to only 14 points, 6 assists and 2 rebounds.
Kevin Durant though had a tough night and contributed with only 12 points, 5 assists and 7 rebounds. Kyrie Irving though stepped up and did his job by dropping 29 points, throwing 3 dimes and getting one rebound. Even Ben Simmons came up big on the defensive end. As he didn’t just lock the rivals but also registered 3 steals and 2 blocks.
The game had many highlight-worthy moments and plays. But the one all over the internet is about Ben Simmons. As the Nets’ star turned into Usain Bolt and secured a bucket while leaving the Raptors speechless on the defensive end.
Fans react to Ben Simmons showcasing his unreal speed against the Raptors
Gary Trent Jr. missed a free throw with 8 minutes and 15 seconds remaining in the first quarter. Ben Simmons then got the ball in his hand after the Nets secured the rebound. And, in just some seconds the Australian star dribbled up the whole floor with his unreal speed and scored a layup while everyone was figuring out when he got that fast.
Even the fans are amazed and sending out reactions for it while calling him for a travel call. Find some of the many reactions posted by fans on social media platforms here below:
The way Ben Simmons is progressing to get his old self back. We may soon have the Brooklyn Nets back in the contender conversation. Right now they are maintaining a record of 9-10 and are expected to make a big jump in the rankings if they play the same ball game they are playing at the moment.