Simmons already has a pro bobblehead
A mere days after the NBA draft, you already can buy a Ben Simmons 76ers bobblehead.
The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum created draft-day bobbleheads of first overall pick Ben Simmons and second pick Brandon Ingram. Simmons' bobblehead features him in his draft-day suit, holding up a No. 1 Sixers jersey while wearing a Sixers cap.
The bobbleheads, which are eight inches tall, cost $40 and are available for presale, with the promise to be delivered in November.
Simmons is the first No. 1 pick taken by the Sixers since 1996, when they took Allen Iverson out of Georgetown. They also chose Doug Collins first overall in 1973.
The 19-year-old point forward is also the third player born in Melbourne, Australia, to be taken first overall in the last 12 years, joining Kyrie Irving (2011) and Andrew Bogut (2005).
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