Ben Simmons and his complicated history with Australian basketball

To understand Simmons' decision ahead of the Tokyo Olympics, we have to go back in time.

By the time the Tokyo Olympics kick off in July 2021, it will be eight years since Ben Simmons was last sighted in the green and gold.

The two-time NBA All-Star showed interest in making his long-awaited Boomers return, after Brian Goorjian named his provisional 24-man squad in early February, but it’s far too early for optimism.

Simmons infamously rene…

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