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Ben Simmons laughs at talk of him shooting right-handed

Philadelphia 76ers v Boston Celtics - Game One

BOSTON, MA - APRIL 30: Ben Simmons #25 of the Philadelphia 76ers dribbles against the Boston Celtics during the first quarter of Game One of Round Two of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at TD Garden on April 30, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

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Ben Simmons rarely shoots jumpers, but when he does, they’re left-handed.

Yet, the 76ers point guard usually takes right-handed layups and even threw out a first pitched righty:

Considering Simmons’ struggles with his jumper, could he switch shooting hands?

Marc Stein of The New York Times:

If Simmons goes all righty this season, as some expect, we will adjust.

I’m not sure who expects Simmons to switch hands. But it sure doesn’t look like as if he’s among them.

Simmons:

There’s a case for Simmons to switch shooting hands. His 3-pointer especially is so substandard, experimenting could barely hurt.

But the switch will work only if Simmons believes in it, and that doesn’t seem to be the case.