Early Odds Have Sixers Taking Ben Simmons at No. 1

The mystery of where the Sixers will draft is over with. Now it's time to speculate who they will take at No. 1.

The early odds say it will be LSU forward Ben Simmons (5/8) with the second-best odds going to Duke forward Brandon Ingram (5/4), according to Bovada.

If you're a risk taker, you could take the "Any other player" odds at 10/1 but that doesn't seem like a wise choice.

Simmons has largely been considered the most talented player in this draft since the season started. The team around him struggled and failed to the make the NCAA Tournament. For the season, Simmons averaged 19.2 points, 11.8 rebounds and 4.8 assists per game.

Ingram's successful freshman campaign has gotten him in the conversation as one of the top two players to be drafted. The lanky forward averaged 17.3 points and 6.8 rebounds per game.

The 2016 NBA draft will take place on June 23 at 8 p.m. at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

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