Philadelphia 76ers point guard and Australian native Ben Simmons, who is averaging 16.6 points, 7.2 assists, and 7.8 rebounds per game, was left off the NBA All-Star roster this season.
His snub led a member of the Australian Parliament to go on an epic rant, which features a shot at Miami’s Goran Dragic and also highlights that Joe Ingles, another Australian, was not picked for the three-point contest:
A member of the Australian Parliament is outraged that Ben Simmons is not an All-Star. A+ rant 😂😂
📹: /r/NBA pic.twitter.com/1XbVEAC007
— Dime on UPROXX (@DimeUPROXX) February 7, 2018
With Kristaps Porzingis now sidelined by a torn ACL, Simmons could still make the team if commissioner Adam Silver selects him to be the replacement.