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AIS Basketball - Benjamin Simmons

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Born: July 1996
Ben is in his first year as an AIS scholarship holder and comes from Melbourne in Victoria. Ben is an exciting combo forward who has the size to post up smaller players and the versatility to play several perimeter positions. Ben is the youngest player on scholarship this year and his focus will be on developing his general skills, strength and conditioning as well as settling into life at the AIS. Ben will be a candidate for the National under 17 Men’s team this year that will be competing in the Under 17 World Championships in Lithuania in July.

Questions & Answers

  • 1

    What is your most significant achievement in sport?

    Getting an AIS scholarship. Winning the gold medal with Victorian U16 team at 2011 Nationals.

  • 2

    What is your major sporting goal?

    To represent Australia. Play in the NBA one day.

  • 3

    What keeps you busy outside sport?

    Hanging out with friends, family and my dog Jasper. Playing Play station.

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