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Dwight Howard compares Ben Simmons to LeBron James


Newly-signed Philadelphia 76ers center Dwight Howard has yet to play with Ben Simmons, but he thinks that the guy is a young LeBron James.

Howard spoke to the Sixers media and said that the Australian cager might just be “one of the greatest to ever play the game” just like LeBron.

“I’ve been saying for a couple years Ben Simmons is a young LeBron. I love the way he plays, how unselfish he is. He has an opportunity to be one of the greatest to ever play the game,” Howard said.

Both James and Simmons have been compared to each other since both players are elite point-forwards in the league.

The former All Star made a legitimate point on his comparison, since he also had the chance to play with ‘King’James in 2019-20 Los Angeles Lakers where he won his first-ever championship.