Simmons was selected with the first overall pick in the 2016 NBA draft by the 76ers. After sitting out a year due to an injured right foot, he was named the NBA Rookie of the Year in 2018. Simmons was named NBA All-Star in 2019 and 2020.
In the summer of 2020, Simmons took a step forward in the gaming world by investing in FaZe Clan. The announcement of Simmons’ investment came alongside an official welcome into FaZe Clan as the organization’s newest member.
Simmons, now known as FaZe Simmo, considers his go-to game Call of Duty, which he plays often with other athletes, musicians and celebrities and other avid gamers.