It’ll likely be one of those head-scratching questions years from now.
No, he didn’t, but if the voting were taking place right now….
While he wasn’t chosen for the Sunday game, the Philadelphia 76ers standout did play a starring role in the Rising Stars Challenge contest on February 16, which pitted 10 first and second-year players from the U.S. against a team made up of players from other countries. Now, the jersey he wore in the first half of that star-studded affair is on the auction block.
NBA Auctions is offering the ‘Team World’ jersey and it has already topped $3,000 with more than two weeks left in the bidding.
Simmons recorded a Double-Double in the 155-124 World team win at Staples Center. He played 22 minutes and registered 11 points with a game-high 13 assists, six rebounds and a team-high four steals.
The orange jersey, a Size 46 plus four inches of extra length, is registered into the NBA and MeiGray Game-Worn Jersey Authentication Program. Other jerseys and clothing worn by players on both teams is also up for grabs in the auction, which is set to run through April 26.