His journey from the preps to the pros is being chronicled in “One & Done,” a Showtime series set to premiere Nov. 4. The latest trailer for the show highlights his dichotomous experience at LSU, during which he was once benched because of his academic struggles.
I have to be getting better every day,” said Simmons, who averaged 19.2 points, 11.8 rebounds and 4.8 assists per game in 2015-16. “I’m not worried about my oceanography class.”
Is there anything in sports more fraudulent that the one-and-done basketball phenomenon? The NBA age-limit created this monster, if I were the NCAA I’d be doing whatever I can to help someone who wants to challenge it. It’s not making college basketball better, that’s for sure.