Rookie of the Year Ben Simmons is going to be making a lot of money over the course of his NBA career. Just how much remains to be seen, but according to FiveThirtyEight's CARMELO NBA Player Projection, Simmons is projected to be worth more than $400 million over the next seven years.

That's a difficult number to wrap your head around considering Simmons has only played one full year in the NBA. FiveThirtyEight projects Simmons to become an MVP candidate based on their wins above replacement projection. If Simmons continues to develop into a player that is perennially an MVP candidate, the $400 million projection begins to make more sense.

Possibly the scariest thing for opposing teams in the East is the fact that Simmons has yet to develop any kind of consistent jump shot. He plays like a modern-day Magic Johnson, but he is no threat to pull the trigger from the outside. In fact, Simmons only took 11 three-pointers all season and he failed to convert on any of them.

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In this day of pace and space, an outside shot is almost a necessity for players at any position. Even centers are growing more accustomed to stepping outside the lane and knocking down the outside shot. But Philly's 6-foot-10 point guard still managed to dominate the competition this season with his court vision, crisp passing, and ability to attack the lane.

If Ben Simmons can figure out a way to get his shot to a point where defenses start respecting him on the outside, his projected value could be even higher than FiveThirtyEight's $400 million projection.