Ahead of Bolden’s initial pre-season coming in a Sixers uniform opposite Melbourne United on Saturday, Simmons gave a Sydney-raised brazen a golden sign of approval.
“He (Jonah) has been personification good and doing all on a court,” Simmons said.
“He is also a good chairman and teammate.
“I watched him a lot behind in high propagandize and he has a same diversion though he has only gotten a lot better, that is amazing.
“He is good — he belongs here.
“For a dads to have competed and for us to play together is kind of uncanny also with Brett (Brown) carrying coached both a dads.
“I consider Jonah knows what to expect, though substantially before a diversion I’ll contend some difference to him though he is going to be fine.”
Simmons is awaiting a tough strife opposite a clever Melbourne outfit that went within one basket of violence a star-studded Oklahoma City in final year’s initial NBL contra NBA series.
He formerly announced United could kick a Sixers and he hasn’t altered his mind.
“They’ve got some good players and they play a diversion a right way,” he said.
“That is one thing about Australian teams; they play a diversion a right way.
“It is going to be a good exam for us.
“But we are going to take them seriously. They are a good group and good coached, so it is going to be a lot of fun.”
Bolden is equally vehement to take on a Melbourne side he lerned with in Sep while he was holidaying in Australia.
He also urged a United players to use Saturday’s hearing opposite a Sixers as a possibility to follow in his footsteps and pull for a NBA.
“If a Melbourne guys wish to come over here and impress, we consider that should be a goal,” Bolden said.
“If it was a other approach around I’d wish to do accurately a same thing.
“I consider final year was a primary instance of how rival Melbourne can be when they played a Thunder.
“It was a good showing, so they should all demeanour to take any possibility they get — anything is possible.”
From his knowledge training during Melbourne, Bolden knows a Sixers can’t take Melbourne lightly.
“They are a good garland of guys and a good team,” he said.
“This is a biggest theatre in a best joining in a world, so everybody can get held sleeping and there is no doubt in my mind that Melbourne is going to come out looking to kick us.
“Who wouldn’t? If we didn’t that would be rather unpleasant to us.”
Bolden also can’t wait to group adult with Simmons for a initial time in a Sixers singlet.
He pronounced it was special for them to play in a same group after their fathers — Dave and Bruce — played together and opposite any other in a NBL.
“I don’t see that story eroding anytime soon,” he said.
“And it is good since it is singular to come from Australia with both relatives carrying played in a joining out there and afterwards carrying sons come over.
“It is a story and an impulse for guys behind home, either they have relatives in a joining or not, it is meaningful they can get to where we are.
“Ben and we have identical backgrounds. He came over progressing than me and was drafted true out of college.
“I had to take a scenic route, though Ben has always been a alpha masculine wherever he has played in high school, college and now in a NBA.”
Bolden suggested he has been mostly training during a widen 4 brazen position during training camp.
“It is still early stages and they are throwing a lot during us though that is to be approaching from a group that wants to win a championship,” he said.
“There are no shortcuts. You have to get with it or there is no other option.
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