Former LSU forward and No. 1 overall NBA draft pick Ben Simmons made his signing with the Philadelphia 76ers official on Saturday night, posting a picture of himself putting pen to paper on Twitter.
— Ben Simmons (@BenSimmons25) July 3, 2016
According to NOLA.com’s John Reid, Simmons is expected to make approximately $4.9 million as a rookie under the NBA’s rookie wage scale.
Simmons, 19, is also expected to make his pro debut Monday night against the Boston Celtics in a summer league game in Salt Lake City, Utah, Reid reports.