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The Canadian Press

76ers hoping Ben Simmons can fix his game in the offseason

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ben Simmons clanked one free throw off the back of the rim, so he took a breather, fist-bumped Joel Embiid, paced, walked back to the line and bonked another shot. Hey, the 76ers still led the Hawks by 23 points at that point, Game 5 seemed in the bag, so what’s two missed free throws? Just 1 second in game time later, Simmons was back at the line — Atlanta using a Hack-A-Ben strategy to its advantage in the playoffs — and Simmons swished one to the roar of the crowd. Back