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Ben Simmons wants to be 76ers' starting point guard

Ben Simmons wants to be 76ers' starting point guard

Fultz posted a message on Twitter on Sunday: "I'm ok, thank you for all who where anxious!" "He doesn't, either. Watching him play, he can share the ball". They traded up in the draft to land Fultz at No. 1, drawn by his ability to play off the ball alongside Simmons. In April he stood firm with his decision, telling The Vertical Podcast that 'When I say point guard, I mean point guard, ' although he said he doesn't envision Simmons guarding the opposing team's point guard during games.

"We're excited to use him as the primary ball carrier", Brown said of Simmons after drafting Fultz.

The Sixers believe Fultz, a solid shooter and another point guard, is the flawless backcourt complement to Simmons.

On Sunday morning, the rookie point guard out of Washington made sure to let all his fans know that he's okay.

Simmons, 20, missed all of his rookie year with a fractured fifth metatarsal in his right foot. While he played forward for the majority of his one season at LSU, Simmons is thought to be an extremely gifted passer with well above-average court vision.

Both players will sit out the remainder of Summer League play with the goal being a healthy start to the regular season.

Fultz was well enough to walk around after the game and the injury is not believed to be serious, American sports broadcaster ESPN reported.

However, the team must find a way to incorporate free-agent acquisition J.J. Redick in the backcourt. However, this hasn't derailed his confidence that he can handle the duties of playing point guard despite previously playing exclusively at forward. Golden State's offense runs through the All-Star power forward.