The best player born in every year since 1920

The best player born in every year since 1920

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The best player born in every year since 1920

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1996: BEn SIMMONS

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Ben Simmons has proven to be one of the key cogs in the turnaround of the Philadelphia 76ers from perennial laughingstocks to playoff contenders. The 6-foot-10, 230-pounder born in Melbourne, Australia, produces staggering numbers. For his career, he has averaged 16.4 ppg, 8.5 rpg and 7.9 apg. One of the league’s brightest up-and-coming stars.

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