Twitter Reacts: Joel Embiid, Allen Iverson, others on Sixers selecting Ben Simmons No. 1 overall


There was very little suspense with the first pick in the 2016 NBA Draft, so those armchair GMs sitting at home had plenty of time to plan their congratulatory tweets to No. 1 overall pick and the newest member of the Philadelphia 76ers, Ben Simmons (see story).

Everybody was waiting for the loquacious Joel Embiid to chime in. It didn't take long but he kept it pretty lowkey:

Embiid seemingly reacted to Jaylen Brown going to Boston. Not sure what this means though:

And the last player to go No. 1 overall to the 76ers, none other than Allen Iverson sent his congrats to Simmons:

Other Philly stars weighed in:

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