Ben Simmons Tweets Cryptic Eyes Emoji at LeBron James

Thomas Duffy@@TJDhoopsFeatured ColumnistJuly 19, 2017

Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons shoots the ball prior to an NBA basketball game against the Chicago Bulls, Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Philadelphia. The Bulls won 102-90. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)
Chris Szagola/Associated Press

Ben Simmons took a page out of Joel Embiid’s book on Tuesday.

Out of nowhere, the Philadelphia 76ers rookie guard tweeted the notorious eyes emoji at LeBron James’ Twitter account as speculation mounts that he could leave the Cleveland Cavaliers next summer.

Embiid has tried—and failed—to lure the King to Philly for years:

Simmons and LBJ seem to be friends and also share an agent, Rich Paul, so he might at least get a response.

[Twitter]

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