May 18, 2017
LaVar Ball was in the news yesterday for his spat with radio host Kristine Leahy, which received some pretty strong reactions.
One of the strongest reactions comes to us from Olivia Simmons, the sister of Sixers forward Ben Simmons. And Olivia was apparently so annoyed by LaVar that she brought little bro into this, calling for Ben to dunk on Lonzo in a since-deleted tweet:
Hey @Lavarbigballer can I get some women's leggi..... oh wait u don't cater to everyone. You're a marketing genius.— Olivia Simmons (@livvalice) May 18, 2017
Ben Simmons' sister Olivia has no love for Lonzo Ball. 😂 pic.twitter.com/6EVpNKTW2T— Legion Hoops (@LegionHoops) May 18, 2017
I'm thinking it'll be a top 4 play if his dad isn't at the game....... but an all time greatest moment if papa is there— Olivia Simmons (@livvalice) May 18, 2017
And....... they got practice n we all know his daddy gone be there 🙄 https://t.co/I8ODX1jxSF— Olivia Simmons (@livvalice) May 18, 2017
We saw the lack of a filter (or, you know, honesty) from Ben in last year’s Showtime documentary, and judging from his sister’s tweets, it seems like he isn't the only Simmons kid that speaks their mind.
Believe it or not, Ben was a target of his sister’s tweets back in December, so much so that he apparently blocked her on Twitter:
Me and @BenSimmons25 have played the same amount of NBA games...... ZERO— Olivia Simmons (@livvalice) December 8, 2016
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