Recapping the 2017/18 season: Is Joe Ingles …

Imagine for a moment, that the ‘Most Valuable Battler’ award actually exists in the NBA. This prestigious honour -- also possibly known as the Luc Longley Award -- is bestowed upon the best Aussie performer in the league each season, with recent recipients being Patty Mills, Andrew Bogut and Matthew Dellavedova. Future recipients on the other hand, would likely be made up of a regular rotation of Ben Simmons, Ben Simmons and Ben Simmons (or maybe younger Aussie talents like Josh Green or Jonah Bolden if the voters got Simmons fatigue, just like how the league came down with LeBron fatigue, or the sustained bout of Jordan fatigue in earlier years.)

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