Ben Simmons

1996 - Today

Ben Simmons

Benjamin David Simmons (born 20 July 1996) is an Australian professional basketball player for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for one season with the Louisiana State University (LSU) Tigers, after which he was named a consensus first-team All-American and the USBWA National Freshman of the Year. Simmons was selected with the first overall pick in the 2016 NBA draft by the 76ers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ben Simmons has received more than 8,033,811 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 447th most popular basketball player.

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  • 8.0M

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  • 29.46

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.64

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.38

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among basketball players, Ben Simmons ranks 463 out of 925Before him are Artūras Karnišovas, Thanasis Antetokounmpo, Frédéric Weis, Tayshaun Prince, Rudy Gay, and Carlos Arroyo. After him are Omri Casspi, Nenad Krstić, Vladimir Radmanović, Saulius Štombergas, Fabien Causeur, and Ognjen Kuzmić.

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Among people born in 1996, Ben Simmons ranks 124Before him are Gianluca Gaudino, Brianna Hildebrand, Cristian Garín, Sebastián Driussi, Jan Bednarek, and Nemanja Radonjić. After him are Jimmy Bennett, Stina Blackstenius, Mikel Merino, Kenedy, Edimilson Fernandes, and Robert Skov.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Ben Simmons ranks 405 out of 575Before him are Baden Cooke (1978), Matthew Goss (1986), Garth Nix (1963), Paul Scully-Power (1944), Graeme Brown (1979), and Craig Moore (1975). After him are Chris Vermeulen (1982), Hayden Foxe (1977), Mathew Ryan (1992), Sam Michael (1971), Robbie Kruse (1988), and Nia Jax (1984).


Among basketball players born in Australia, Ben Simmons ranks 6Before him are Kyrie Irving (1992), Lauren Jackson (1981), Andrew Bogut (1984), David Andersen (1980), and Luc Longley (1969). After him are Joe Ingles (1987), Nathan Jawai (1986), Patty Mills (1988), Aleks Marić (1984), Matthew Nielsen (1978), and Matthew Dellavedova (1990).

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