Ben Simmons starts trending on Twitter after recent Kevin Durant news, the memes are hilarious
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The internet remains undefeated.
News that Kevin Durant will not be traded away from the Brooklyn Nets sent internet sleuths into overdrive – and there was one person they all decided to target.
With Durant agreeing to 'move forward' with the team, all eyes turned to his teammates – and in particular, Ben Simmons.
The Aussie is yet to play for the Nets following his lengthy holdout with the Philadelphia 76ers.
So when news broke that both KD and Kyrie Irving would be staying in Brooklyn, Simmons' name instantly started trending on Twitter with social media users wasting no time in conjuring up some hilarious memes that best reflected their feelings on the situation.
Here's some of the best ones...
KD and Kyrie getting Ben Simmons up for practice every morning: pic.twitter.com/mc3nqKHNLp— Pickswise (@Pickswise) August 23, 2022
ben simmons realizing he doesn’t get to play for a 33-49 team that nobody cares about: pic.twitter.com/b0Vo6yhY9H— alex (@steven_lebron) August 23, 2022
Ben Simmons now that the Nets have expectations againpic.twitter.com/Xv2WzdtNbW— BetMGM 🦁 (@BetMGM) August 23, 2022
Ben Simmons hit the gym after hearing that Kevin Durant is staying 👀— PointsBet Sportsbook (@PointsBetUSA) August 23, 2022
Steve Nash: We need you to play with heart.— NBA Memes (@NBAMemes) August 17, 2022
Ben Simmons: pic.twitter.com/2VCX0NpVj3
Ben Simmons now that Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving are both stayin in Brooklyn pic.twitter.com/gc1er163uR— BetMGM 🦁 (@BetMGM) August 23, 2022
Ben Simmons (bad papercut) is expected to sit out this season due to a horrific injury.— Buttcrack Sports ® (@ButtCrackSports) August 16, 2022
Get well soon Big Ben. 🙏🕊 pic.twitter.com/1a3WXirPX9
They ran into Ben Simmons at the mall 😅— NBACentral (@TheNBACentral) August 18, 2022
(h/t @realnbaquotxz) pic.twitter.com/JRUYGR4xPQ
Ben Simmons when everyone stops talking about Kyrie and KD.— GOB Randon (COVID Edition) (@NBABabySecret) August 23, 2022
Kevin Durant after one practice with Ben Simmons pic.twitter.com/Bc5KVlHkcq— PointsBet Sportsbook (@PointsBetUSA) August 23, 2022
After months of speculation about his future, it was announced that Kevin Durant will remain a Net and will no longer be available for trade, according to the team’s general manager, Sean Marks.
“[Head coach] Steve Nash and I, together with Joe Tsai and Clara Wu Tsai, met with Kevin Durant and Rich Kleiman in Los Angeles yesterday,” the team’s general manager Sean Marks said in a statement/
“We have agreed to move forward with our partnership. We are focusing on basketball, with one collective goal in mind: build a lasting franchise to bring a championship to Brooklyn.”
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