76ers coach Brown has faith Fultz, Simmons can hit 3s

Published 5:42 p.m. ET Sept. 18, 2018 | Updated 6:30 p.m. ET Sept. 18, 2018

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ben Simmons and Markelle Fultz are expected this season to join Philadelphia’s Big Three.

No, not as franchise cornerstones — the No. 1 draft picks were already part of that trio with All-Star center Joel Embiid.

But as long-distance shooters, Simmons and Fultz went 0 for the season on 3s; Simmons, the NBA rookie of the year, missed all 11 attempts and Fultz went 0 for 1 from 3-point range.

Sixers coach Brett Brown said both players have put in the work needed on their jumpers, though neither player will ever become defined by his work beyond the arc. Brown said…

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