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“The truth is there are so many people in other worlds that are struggling every single day and don’t know how to get up, (and) don’t know how to exist. I know how that feels, and I want to represent those people. “That’s my goal behind this: make sure people know you can be whatever you want, no matter who you are or what you do. You can be big Ice and be gay, and you can still be a great basketball player and be gay. You can do whatever you want. It has nothing to do with your sexuality, or who you are, or who you’re meant to be, or who you’re expected to be. I just want to be myself. I discovered this is my purpose in life, and I’m gonna give it my best go.”
However, Giddey has backed Simmons to be a key player in the World Cup and Olympics campaigns, although the two are likely to compete for the same place in the starting five. “Obviously he was dealing with some things with Philly and then [made] a fresh start in Brooklyn,” Giddey said. “People forget that Ben is an All-Star. He’s one of the best players in the league. He’s obviously going to need time to get on his feet, he hasn’t played in the NBA for a long time. I’m excited for what he can do and hopefully soon we can be part of the Boomers together and help Australia win a gold medal,” Giddey continued.

Josh Giddey supports Ben Simmons return to Australian national team

Josh Giddey has backed Ben Simmons to be a key player in the World Cup and Olympics campaigns – even though the two will likely be competing for the same spot in the starting five. ‘Obviously he was dealing with some stuff with Philly and then [made] a fresh start in Brooklyn,’ Giddey said. ‘People forget that Ben’s an All-Star. He was, I mean he is one of the best players in the league. He’s obviously going to need time find his feet, he hasn’t played for a long time in the NBA. I’m excited for what he can do and hopefully soon we can both be apart of the Boomers together and help Australia win a gold medal.’