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Kyrie Irving on Ben Simmons: “He has that ‘it’ inside of him”

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Ben Simmons will have an opportunity to revive his career after sitting out last season. The 26-year-old point guard refused to play for the 76ers last year after requesting a trade from the team.

When he was traded to the Nets, he started ramping up for play, but was stopped by reported back issues. His superstar teammate Kyrie Irving thinks that Simmons has all the things necessary to succeed in Brooklyn.

Via Nick Friedell of ESPN:

“That level of talent, and IQ and motivation and drive — anything’s possible,” Irving said. “He has that ‘it’ inside of him so now we just have to slowly develop him where he knows that he can just go out there and be himself. We want him to be his highest potential of himself As a player, be able to accomplish things out on the floor that he wasn’t able to do the last few years. And just have some fun being at peace around him.”

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