NEW YORK — Cleveland had one. So did Golden State.
Both teams in the NBA Finals featured an Australian-born No. 1 draft pick: the Warriors' Andrew Bogut (2005) and the Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving (2011).
Now Ben Simmons might be next to go from Down Under to the very top of the NBA draft.
The LSU freshman is considered the likely choice when the Philadelphia 76ers make the first pick in the draft Thursday night in New York.
Simmons, who moved to the U.S. as a high school sophomore, would be the third international player in four years to be selected first, joining Canadians Anthony Bennett (2013) and Andrew Wiggins (2014).
Another player from Canada,...