Ben Simmons drops near triple-double

Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons goes airborne against the Milwaukee Bucks
Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons goes airborne against the Milwaukee Bucks Chris Szagola

BEN Simmons has seemingly returned to form for the Philadelphia 76ers, leading his team to an important win over the Milwaukee Bucks.

The Australian point guard finished with 16 points, eight rebounds, and nine assists in the 76ers' 116-94 win over the Bucks; a victory that could potentially have playoff implications.

Joel Embiid led the way for the 76ers with 29 points and nine rebounds, while Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot joined Simmons on 16 points.

Khris Middleton had one of his best game for the Bucks, now 23-22, with a triple-double, posting 23 points, 14 rebounds, and 10 assists.

The 76ers moved to 22-20 on the season.

The Australians on the Bucks combined for nine points off the bench, with Thon maker finishing with six points and one assists, while Matthew Dellavedova posted five points, four rebounds, and three assists.

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