Lakers’ Magic Johnson: Ben Simmons Wants to Talk ‘Big Guard Secrets’ in Summer

ORLANDO, FL - NOVEMBER 14: Ben Simmons #25 of the Philadelphia 76ers handles the ball against the Orlando Magic on November 14, 2018 at Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2018 NBAE (Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images)

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There aren’t many point guards in the mold of Ben Simmons, a 6’10”, elite athlete who is just as comfortable in the post as he is initiating the fast break.

But Magic Johnson is one of them, and the Los Angeles Lakers president told reporters Sunday, ahead of the team’s matchup against the Philadelphia 76ers, that Simmons “wants to sit down with him this summer to trade some ‘big guard’ secrets if the Sixers, Lakers and the league office all sign off,” according to Marc Stein of the New York Times.

               

This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

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February 10, 2019 at 11:46AM

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