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Ben Simmons NBA fixtures: How to watch every match in 2018-19

Ben Simmons of the Philadelphia 76ers. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)

Ben Simmons was drafted to the Philadelphia 76ers as the No.1 pick ahead of the 2016-17 NBA season, but didn’t make his debut until 2017-18 because of injury. Here are his full fixtures for the 2018-19 season.

After picking up rookie of the year, Simmons will be looking to guide his Philadelphia 76ers beyond the Eastern Conference semi-finals, where they were knocked out by the Boston Celtics lastyear.

Ben Simmons NBA schedule

The NBA Schedule for the 2018-19 season was announced in August. Philadelphia received some marquee matches, including a season opener against Boston as the first match of the season broadcast nationally and a game on Christmas Day (Boxing Day in Australia) against the same team.

The national broadcast schedule was also announced. All games on ESPN in the USA will be shown in Australia, however extra games will also be picked up. These will be confirmed closer to the start of the season and this page will be updated when they are.

At this stage, no games have been announced on Australian TV apart from those already covered by ESPN in the USA.

It should be remembered all 82 games will also be available on the league pass, whether they are being shown on TV or not.

The first confirmed match on ESPN in Australia will be against Matthew Dellavedova and Thon Maker’s Milwaukee Bucks.

Here is their full schedule for the season. Note that all dates appear as Australian and times are listed in AEDT until Sunday, April 2 when they revert to AEST.

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Date Time (AEDT) Home Away Venue TV
Wed Oct 17 11:00 AM Boston Celtics Philadelphia 76ers TD Garden ESPN, League Pass
Fri Oct 19 11:00 AM Philadelphia 76ers Chicago Bulls Wells Fargo Center ESPN, League Pass
Sun Oct 21 10:30 AM Philadelphia 76ers Orlando Magic Wells Fargo Center League Pass
Wed Oct 24 10:00 AM Detroit Pistons Philadelphia 76ers Little Caesers Arena League Pass
Thu Oct 25 12:30 PM Milwaukee Bucks Philadelphia 76ers Fiserv Forum ESPN, League Pass
Sun Oct 28 10:30 AM Philadelphia 76ers Charlotte Hornets Wells Fargo Center League Pass
Tue Oct 30 10:00 AM Philadelphia 76ers Atlanta Hawks Wells Fargo Center League Pass
Wed Oct 31 10:30 AM Toronto Raptors Philadelphia 76ers Air Canada Centre League Pass
Fri Nov 2 10:00 AM Philadelphia 76ers Los Angeles Clippers Wells Fargo Center League Pass
Sun Nov 4 4:00 AM Philadelphia 76ers Detroit Pistons Wells Fargo Center League Pass
Mon Nov 5 9:00 AM Brooklyn Nets Philadelphia 76ers Barclays Center League Pass
Thu Nov 8 11:00 AM Indiana Pacers Philadelphia 76ers Bankers Life Fieldhouse ESPN, League Pass
Sat Nov 10 10:00 AM Philadelphia 76ers Charlotte Hornets Wells Fargo Center League Pass
Sun Nov 11 11:00 AM Memphis Grizzlies Philadelphia 76ers FedEx Forum League Pass
Tue Nov 13 10:30 AM Miami Heat Philadelphia 76ers American Airlines Arena League Pass
Thu Nov 15 10:00 AM Orlando Magic Philadelphia 76ers Amway Center League Pass
Sat Nov 17 10:00 AM Philadelphia 76ers Utah Jazz Wells Fargo Center League Pass
Sun Nov 18 10:00 AM Charlotte Hornets Philadelphia 76ers Spectrum Center League Pass
Tue Nov 20 10:00 AM Philadelphia 76ers Phoenix Suns Wells Fargo Center League Pass
Thu Nov 22 10:00 AM Philadelphia 76ers New Orleans Pelicans Wells Fargo Center League Pass
Sat Nov 24 10:30 AM Philadelphia 76ers Cleveland Cavaliers Wells Fargo Center League Pass
Mon Nov 26 9:00 AM Brooklyn Nets Philadelphia 76ers Barclays Center League Pass
Thu Nov 29 10:00 AM Philadelphia 76ers New York Knicks Wells Fargo Center ESPN, League Pass
Sat Dec 1 10:00 AM Philadelphia 76ers Washington Wizards Wells Fargo Center League Pass
Mon Dec 3 9:00 AM Philadelphia 76ers Memphis Grizzlies Wells Fargo Center League Pass
Thu Dec 6 11:00 AM Toronto Raptors Philadelphia 76ers Air Canada Centre ESPN, League Pass
Sat Dec 8 10:00 AM Detroit Pistons Philadelphia 76ers Little Caesers Arena ESPN, League Pass
Tue Dec 11 10:00 AM Philadelphia 76ers Detroit Pistons Wells Fargo Arena League Pass
Thu Dec 13 10:00 AM Philadelphia 76ers Brooklyn Nets Wells Fargo Center League Pass
Sat Dec 15 10:30 AM Philadelphia 76ers Indiana Pacers Wells Fargo Center ESPN, League Pass
Mon Dec 17 6:30 AM Cleveland Cavaliers Philadelphia 76ers Quicken Loans Arena League Pass
Tue Dec 18 11:30 AM San Antonio Spurs Philadelphia 76ers AT&T Center League Pass
Thu Dec 20 10:00 AM Philadelphia 76ers New York Knicks Wells Fargo Center League Pass
Sun Dec 23 10:30 AM Philadelphia 76ers Toronto Raptors Wells Fargo Center League Pass
Wed Dec 26 8:30 AM Boston Celtics Philadelphia 76ers TD Garden ESPN, League Pass
Fri Dec 28 1:30 PM Utah Jazz Philadelphia 76ers Vivint Smart Homes Arena ESPN, League Pass
Mon Dec 31 12:00 PM Portland Trail Blazers Philadelphia 76ers Moda Center League Pass
Wed Jan 2 1:30 PM Los Angeles Clippers Philadelphia 76ers Staples Center League Pass
Thu Jan 3 12:00 PM Phoenix Suns Philadelphia 76ers Talking Stick Resort Arena League Pass
Sun Jan 6 10:30 AM Philadelphia 76ers Dallas Mavericks Wells Fargo Center League Pass
Wed Jan 9 10:00 AM Philadelphia 76ers Washington Wizards Wells Fargo Center League Pass
Thu Jan 10 10:00 AM Washington Wizards Philadelphia 76ers Capital One Arena League Pass
Sat Jan 12 10:00 AM Philadelphia 76ers Atlanta Hawks Wells Fargo Center League Pass
Mon Jan 14 4:00 AM New York Knicks Philadelphia 76ers Madison Square Garden League Pass
Wed Jan 16 10:00 AM Philadelphia 76ers Minnesota Timberwolves Wells Fargo Center League Pass
Fri Jan 18 10:00 AM Indiana Pacers Philadelphia 76ers Bankers Life Fieldhouse ESPN, League Pass
Sun Jan 20 6:30 AM Philadelphia 76ers Oklahoma City Thunder Wells Fargo Center ESPN, League Pass
Tue Jan 22 11:00 AM Philadelphia 76ers Houston Rockets Wells Fargo Center ESPN, League Pass
Thu Jan 24 11:00 AM Philadelphia 76ers San Antonio Spurs Wells Fargo Center ESPN, League Pass
Sun Jan 27 12:00 PM Denver Nuggets Philadelphia 76ers Pepsi Center League Pass
Wed Jan 30 1:30 PM Los Angeles Lakers Philadelphia 76ers Staples Center ESPN, League Pass
Fri Feb 1 1:30 PM Golden State Warriors Philadelphia 76ers Oracle Arena ESPN, League Pass
Sun Feb 3 1:00 PM Sacramento Kings Philadelphia 76ers Golden 1 Center League Pass
Wed Feb 6 11:00 AM Philadelphia 76ers Toronto Raptors Wells Fargo Center ESPN, League Pass
Sat Feb 9 10:00 AM Philadelphia 76ers Denver Nuggets Wells Fargo Center ESPN, League Pass
Mon Feb 11 6:30 AM Philadelphia 76ers Los Angeles Lakers Wells Fargo Center ESPN, League Pass
Wed Feb 13 11:00 AM Philadelphia 76ers Boston Celtics Wells Fargo Center ESPN, League Pass
Thu Feb 14 10:30 AM New York Knicks Philadelphia 76ers Madison Square Garden League Pass
Fri Feb 22 10:00 AM Philadelphia 76ers Miami Heat Wells Fargo Center League Pass
Sun Feb 24 4:00 AM Philadelphia 76ers Portland Trail Blazers Wells Fargo Center League Pass
Tue Feb 26 11:00 AM New Orleans Pelicans Philadelphia 76ers Smoothie King Center League Pass
Fri Mar 1 12:30 PM Oklahoma City Thunder Philadelphia 76ers Chesapeake Energy Arena ESPN, League Pass
Sun Mar 3 11:30 AM Philadelphia 76ers Golden State Warriors Wells Fargo Center ESPN, League Pass
Wed Mar 6 10:00 AM Philadelphia 76ers Orlando Magic Wells Fargo Center League Pass
Thu Mar 7 11:00 AM Chicago Bulls Philadelphia 76ers United Center ESPN, League Pass
Sat Mar 9 11:00 AM Houston Rockets Philadelphia 76ers Toyota Center ESPN, League Pass
Mon Mar 11 6:30 AM Philadelphia 76ers Indiana Pacers Wells Fargo Center ESPN, League Pass
Wed Mar 13 10:00 AM Philadelphia 76ers Cleveland Cavaliers Wells Fargo Center League Pass
Sat Mar 16 10:00 AM Philadelphia 76ers Sacramento Kings Wells Fargo Center League Pass
Mon Mar 18 6:30 AM Milwaukee Bucks Philadelphia 76ers Spectrum Center ESPN, League Pass
Wed Mar 20 10:00 AM Charlotte Hornets Philadelphia 76ers Fiserv Forum League Pass
Thu Mar 21 10:00 AM Philadelphia 76ers Boston Celtics Wells Fargo Center ESPN, League Pass
Sun Mar 24 10:30 AM Atlanta Hawks Philadelphia 76ers Phillips Arena ESPN, League Pass
Tue Mar 26 10:00 AM Orlando Magic Philadelphia 76ers Amway Center League Pass
Fri Mar 29 10:00 AM Philadelphia 76ers Brooklyn Nets Wells Fargo Center League Pass
Sun Mar 31 11:00 AM Minnesota Timberwolves Philadelphia 76ers Target Center ESPN, League Pass
Tue Apr 2 10:30 AM Dallas Mavericks Philadelphia 76ers American Airlines Arena League Pass
Thu Apr 4 9:30 AM Atlanta Hawks Philadelphia 76ers Phillips Arena League Pass
Fri Apr 5 10:00 AM Philadelphia 76ers Milwaukee Bucks Wells Fargo Center ESPN, League Pass
Sun Apr 7 10:00 AM Chicago Bulls Philadelphia 76ers United Center ESPN, League Pass
Wed Apr 10 9:30 AM Miami Heat Philadelphia 76ers American Airlines Arena League Pass
Thu Apr 11 10:00 AM Philadelphia 76ers Chicago Bulls Wells Fargo Center League Pass

The 76ers, have endured a torrid past few seasons.

The 76ers haven’t made the playoffs since 2012, having traded away their best players under general manager Sam Hinkie, who was seeking to initiate a quick rebuild through the draft. However, despite winning a combined total of 75 games in the past three seasons (from 328 total matches), it wasn’t until Simmons was drafted that they were able to get their hands on a No.1 pick.

The 76ers GM, Bryan Colangelo, is intent on arresting Philadelphia’s downward spiral. As such, there’s plenty of expectation on the Melbourne-born forward.

Unfortunately for both Philadelphia and Simmons, the Aussie forward suffered a major injury setback, breaking his foot during a pre-season training session and missing what was supposed to be his rookie season.

How to watch Ben Simmons in the NBA

There is an option available to have access to all 82 Philadelphia games this season; the NBA’s live streaming service, NBA League Pass. There are three different services available but, in short, a monthly subscription fee of $37.99 will allow you to watch every match in high definition.

If that’s a bit too steep for your taste, you can opt for the budget NBA TV package, which gives you up to ten games a week for $11.99 per month, while there is also a premium league pass option which comes in at $44.99 a month. For more info, head over to our NBA live streaming and TV guide page.

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