Spurs Expected to Depend More on Simmons in Second Season.

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Expect San Antonio Spurs guard Jonathon Simmons to bring the ‘juice’ even more this coming season. Spurs Head Coach Gregg Popovich was asked about the importance of the bench this coming season, which lost several key players in the offseason. Pop responded, “We’re depending more on people that we’ve been grooming, so to speak, like Jonathon Simmons and Kyle Anderson …

‘Greatest story in basketball’ could be Spurs’ Simmons.

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HOUSTON — Before the start of each new basketball season, in what has become a new tradition at North Forest High School in Houston, coach Trey Washington hands out jersey No. 22 to his best player. Last season, it went to a guard named Elijah Lewis, who now plays at Concordia University in Austin. This season, it belongs to Sonny …

Ginobili’s bad luck could become Spurs’ good fortune.

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In the pro sports world, you need to be talented, but you also need to be lucky. Some of the greatest teams and players have been derailed by a bout of poor luck. A tricky landing. A mis-timed move. An inadvertent elbow. All it took for Spurs guard Manu Ginobili to lose one month — or more — of his …

Spurs Jonathon Simmons Making The Most Of His Minutes.

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Spurs Jonathon Simmons has heard his number being called often from Head Coach Gregg Popovich. Over his last six games he has performed at a high-level. He is starting to become a fan favorite with his high-flying acts. Simmons has shown growth over the last six games for the Spurs. Though, most of the playing time has come in garbage time of …

Simmons’ performance vs. Nuggets.

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With San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili and forward Tim Duncan both back in San Antonio Friday evening for rest purposes, the team only had 13 active players available in the win against the Denver Nuggets. Minute’s distribution might have been important, since the team has a game back home in San Antonio Saturday against the Denver Nuggets. Minute’s distribution might …

Before final roster decision, Jonathon Simmons ‘slightly’ nervous.

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Jonathon Simmons had no idea what would happen after the Spurs preseason finale against the Houston Rockets. He knew the team would make a decision on his future, but tried not to think about it. “As a player, in my position, of course it crosses your mind, but I’m kind of good with stuff like that,” said the 26-year-old Simmons. “Just …

It’s early, but Jonathon Simmons making an impression on Popovich.

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  When Jonathon Simmons’ name pops up in basketball discussions, he’s often praised for his athleticism and his ability to score. The 26-year-old captured game MVP honors after the Spurs won the Las Vegas Summer League, scoring 23 points on 7 of 14 shooting in the title game against Phoenix. Prior to that, Simmons averaged 15.7 points in 50 games for …

Jonathan Simmons Vs Jimmer Fredette Who Will Make The Spurs Roster?

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Summer league standout Jonathan Simmons has all the physical tools to become a good 3 and D player the Spurs could use off the bench. The Spurs obviously see the athletic potential in Jonathan Simmons and could use his talents. On the flip side you have Jimmer Fredette a former college star from BYU who has not lived up to …

Which Spurs Will Have The Biggest Impact This Season?

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With all the new acquisitions to the team this season which Spurs will have the biggest impact on the team this season? With the additions of LaMarcus Aldridge, David West, Ray McCallum, Jimmer Fredette, Boban Marjanovic and Jonathan Simmons the San Antonio Spurs have a different look.  The Spurs still have the return of their veteran players in Tim Duncan, Tony …

TP9 Still The Secret To Spurs Success.

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Despite the many off-season moves the San Antonio Spurs have made to the team, one thing is still clear. If the San Antonio Spurs are going to have a successful year they need a healthy Tony Parker to make another run at a sixth NBA title. With the addition of LaMarcus Aldridge, David West, Ray McCallum, Jonathan Simmons and Jimmer …