Philadelphia 76ers rookie Ben Simmons has drawn a lot of comparisons to Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James.

Both playmaking forwards share the same agent. Now, they even weigh the same.

Simmons told reporters on Monday at 76ers media day that he's gained around 33 pounds since leaving LSU and weighs about 250 -- the same weight James is listed.

"I'm a lot stronger," said Simmons, the 2016 No. 1 overall pick. "I'm at the point where I want to cut down a little bit and play at a nice weight. Physically just being out there, guys are a lot stronger than in college, but I'm also a lot stronger than I was in college, so it's just about taking hits and bumps or whatever it is and finishing at the rim."

The key to his weight gain, Simmons says, has been eating well, lifting weights and keeping after it mentally.