Is Ben Simmons getting picked on? The Jump reacts to Doc Rivers’ concerns | The Jump

On The Jump, Rachel Nichols, Zach Lowe, Richard Jefferson and Chris Bosh discuss Doc Rivers comments on Ben Simmons’ physical defense being penalized.
0:00 Chris Bosh says this is playoff basketball and that it’s all about a chess match.
2:36 Lowe says that bigger guys are held to higher standards to officials than little guys.
3:30 Jefferson says he thinks Simmons is getting picked on.

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  1. bob harley

    June 9, 2021 at 12:44 am

    Im tired of people saying that he “impacts the game in other ways” besides his lack of scoring, shooting and free throws. We’ve known that for a very long time that he is a good passer, defender, rebounder. Now with Embiid injured he could have stepped up but doesn’t have the missing skills to do so. Every other player in his draft considered inferior to him has made great improvements, Jaylen Brown, Ingram Sabonis etc. Jaylen Brown wasn’t highly regarded out of Berkley but worked hard on his shooting, Ingram was considered a disappointment but broke out on the pelicans. Sabonis was an afterthought in the PG13 trade but has become a double double machine. People need to stop deflecting legitimate criticisms of his game and cherrypicking what he’s good at. The holes in his game have cost his team against the Celtics in 2018, raptors 2019 and will make the Hawks matchup harder.

  2. Goose Shid

    June 9, 2021 at 12:44 am

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  3. Jacey Gaither

    June 9, 2021 at 12:50 am

    CB1 a legend and top tier analyst, give the man his own show!

  4. Jr Smith

    June 9, 2021 at 1:04 am

    The NYC mayor & NY Governor are scumbags

  5. Sam Valrey

    June 9, 2021 at 1:06 am

    Lol Ben Simmons is an animal and he’s tough he can handle it

  6. Thomas Hicks

    June 9, 2021 at 1:18 am

    Wow! Doc Rivers is playing chess, but my NBA fans he’s afraid of Trae Young and his ability to be a playmaker!!

  7. MrDdub619

    June 9, 2021 at 1:18 am

    If he fouling he fouling. Leborn, Wade, harden, dirk, mike, curry got and get calls. Stay off of him, you won’t get called.

  8. Palm Trees

    June 9, 2021 at 1:18 am

    Simmons could attack the basket more, leading to 20ppg, but that being said they have Curry & Harris that can score in bunches
    They might be more Title-ready if Ben Simmons could score more, but this season it’s probable that Brooklyn wins the East & Title
    In the offseason Simmons will need to work on being more assertive from a scoring standpoint
    He does everything else at an elite level

  9. Andy Colón

    June 9, 2021 at 1:19 am

    Da Bulls 😂😂😂

  10. Patrick R

    June 9, 2021 at 1:21 am

    One thing is for sure and that is Luka and Trae trade was the most fair trade ever.

  11. I got 5 on it

    June 9, 2021 at 1:27 am

    Dude is overrated.. Anybody that doesn’t have a consistent jumper cannot be a superstar..

  12. zak girard

    June 9, 2021 at 1:35 am

    Ben Simmons just needs to learn how to shoot from more than 8 feet.

  13. Robb The Maestro

    June 9, 2021 at 1:38 am

    It’s Not That He CAN’T Shoot, It’s That He’s SCARED To Shoot.

  14. Chris The Barber

    June 9, 2021 at 1:38 am

    Doc u have nothing to say your fenna get bounced by the hawks, and the main reason again is EVERYINE KNOWS SIMMONS NOT JUST CANT SHOOT BUT WONT SHOOT.

  15. DGW 404

    June 9, 2021 at 1:44 am

    Honestly, Ben Simmons is the most overrated player in basketball. Someone plz teach this man a post move and how to shoot a jumper. He’s just so one dimensional and boring to watch. He doesnt excel at any particular aspect of the game and is totally bound to his athleticism.

    • Tylee Shaw

      June 9, 2021 at 2:22 am

      Ur stupid . He’s not overrated. Doesn’t excel at any particular aspect ? Causal. Only because he’s scared to shoot ? Which I understand but he’s a good finisher when’s he’s aggressive / good playmaker/ good perimeter defender. Weakness: perimeter shooting.

  16. Tyler Vinci

    June 9, 2021 at 1:44 am

    Plays like this and terrible calls from the refs is why I don’t watch the nba anymore!
    You literally can’t hold your ground on D. You can literally draw all the contact on offense and somehow get rewarded for it! Like what!?

  17. Ryann Aceves

    June 9, 2021 at 1:48 am

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  18. uberness93

    June 9, 2021 at 1:49 am

    Just wait if they see harden next round

  19. Becky Burton

    June 9, 2021 at 2:08 am

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  20. Billy Cole

    June 9, 2021 at 2:17 am

    I think Ben Simmons is overrated.

  21. sirsaracenknight

    June 9, 2021 at 2:24 am

    The only one picking on Ben Simmons is the basket 💯. The further away from it he gets, the more it laughs at him 👀🤣🤣🤣

  22. TrueStory!NoMaury

    June 9, 2021 at 2:32 am

    Simmons is overrated should be a bench player he’s too much a liability passing ain’t enough to earn a starting position

  23. UnNvited

    June 9, 2021 at 2:34 am

    thats what happens when u throw a 6’10 dude at a 6’2 guard🤣🤣

  24. Angel Dominguez

    June 9, 2021 at 2:44 am

    Everybody loves to make fun of Simmons for the ONE thing he can’t do and forget about what he can do, which is literally everything else other than shooting. Simmons is an amazing passer with great ball handling skills, an excellent defender, great energy and is a monster in open court and is nigh unstoppable under the basket. All that, and haters love to focus on the one thing the man can’t do.

    • Kevin C

      June 9, 2021 at 2:46 am

      He just scored 4 points in 35 minutes of play.

      Remember when everyone said trade Harris? 24/10 in the post season and has been an absolute dog in the post when they go small against him. He looks like Melo out there.

      Simmons looks like a bigger, less aggressive rondo.

  25. Elite Soul7

    June 9, 2021 at 2:52 am

    The funny thing is people don’t realize he actually is part of the reason the sixers are winning because he runs the defense and embiid runs the offense think about when Simmons got hurt last year sixers went down 0-4 and embiid was playing the same last year as he is this year

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