Courtesy of Ben Simmons Instagram

Ben Simmons told by 76ers he'll be selected No. 1 in NBA Draft

Is Ben Simmons headed to Philly? Sure seems so.

The Philadelphia 76ers seem to have made their decision for the No. 1 pick in Thursday's NBA draft.

ESPN's Brian Windhorst confirmed that the 76ers told Ben Simmons he will be selected by the team.

https://twitter.com/WindhorstESPN/status/745291624075370496

The LSU Tigers' forward hinted at the news via Instagram Tuesday with the caption "Trust the process."

https://www.instagram.com/p/BG7I-2yBYhv/?taken-by=bensimmons

Simmons and possible future teammate Joel Embiid also shared an interesting photo on their Instagram accounts late Tuesday afternoon.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BG7fNtdBYgJ/?taken-by=bensimmons

Simmons, who has been hyped up as the potential No. 1 selection for over a year, finally worked out for the 76ers Tuesday.

https://twitter.com/PompeyOnSixers/status/745263326540742656

Philly is keeping quiet about the pick, however.

https://twitter.com/PompeyOnSixers/status/745294894319669248

The 76ers will make the No. 1 overall selection Thursday night for the first time since they took Allen Iverson in the 1996 NBA draft.


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