Sixers work out Ben Simmons, quiet on report he's officially No. 1 pick

Ben Simmons was in Philadelphia on Tuesday morning to work out for the 76ers.

The former Louisiana State power forward worked out for the Sixers at Philadelphia College of Osepathic Medicine, according to sources close to the player.

The Sixers probably will take the 6-foot-10, 242-pounder first  in Thursday's NBA draft.

Simmons averaged 19.2 points, 11.8 rebounds, 4.8 assists, and 2.0 steals this past season. He was an consensus first-team all-American and the United States Basketball Writers Association freshman of the year.

Early Monday afternoon, the Cleveland Plain Dealer's Chris Haynes reported that the 76ers have already told Simmons he'll be the No. 1 pick:

76ers officials who spoke after Simmons' workout had no response to the report.

Simmons, however, might have offered a big hint in this Instagram post:

Trust the process

A photo posted by Ben Simmons (@bensimmons) on Jun 21, 2016 at 9:58am PDT

Follow and contact 76ers beat writer Keith Pompey on Twitter and on Instagram. Staff writer Jonathan Tannenwald contributed to this report.

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