The Sixers went toe to toe with one of the East's best, but they couldn't
finish the job in a 120-115 season-opening loss to the Wizards. By Jessica
Ben Simmons and the Sixers put on quite a show but ultimately fell to the
Wizards, 120-115, on opening night Wednesday. By Paul Hudrick
Ben Simmons looked elite in his NBA debut, netting 18 points to go with 10
rebounds and 5 assists.