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Watch Ben Simmons drain his first career NBA three-pointer

Sixers point guard drills first from downtown early in first quarter vs. the Knicks on Wednesday.

Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons drives to the basket against Cleveland Cavaliers forward Cedi Osman during the second half at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

He finally did it! Philadelphia 76ers PG Ben Simmons has officially hit the first three-pointer of his NBA career! Oh happy day!

Prior to tonight, Simmons had started his NBA career 0-for-17 from long distance. Per CBS Sports, it took Simmons 172 games to hit the shot. He’s up to 16 points nine dimes and five boards early in the fourth quarter vs. New York. Now more three-pointers for Simmons since that first career one, unfortunately.

Also relevant. Somebody actually made this bet over on DraftKings Sportsbook. Don’t go spending it all in one place, bud.