Jonathon Simmons explains why he left the Spurs

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“I just couldn’t play at the highest level that I wanted to there.” When the Spurs play their first regular season game against the surprisingly upstart Orlando Magic (3-1) tonight, they will come face-to-face with an old friend: Jonathon Simmons. The former Spurs swingman signed with the Magic this summer for a respectable 3-year, $20 mil deal that left many …

Report: Spurs extend qualifying offer to Jonathon Simmons

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The Spurs will now be able to match any offer sheet for the 27-year-old Simmons The San Antonio Spurs have reportedly extended a qualifying offer to shooting guard Jonathon Simmons, making him a restricted free agent. The news was reported very early on Thursday morning by Jabari Young of the San Antonio Express-News, who says that the offer for Simmons …

Jonathon Simmons paid $150 to try out for D-League and is now Spurs’ latest gem.

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Jonathon Simmons had a long, unusual path to the NBA, but he’s proving his worth to the San Antonio Spurs. The San Antonio Spurs have proven adept at finding valuable players, whether it’s someone picked late in the draft or an overseas prospect. Twenty-six-year-old wing Jonathon Simmons has become their latest snag. Simmons has taken a peculiar path to the …

Austin Spurs to hold open tryouts this weekend.

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The Austin Spurs will hold open tryouts in San Antonio and Austin this weekend, the same forum that led to Jonathon Simmons’ two-year contract with the senior team. Simmons tried out for the Austin Spurs in 2013. From there, the Houston grad enjoyed several quality seasons in the Developmental League before the senior Spurs signed him earlier this summer…Read More   …