Jonathon Simmons explains why he left the Spurs

“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 …

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

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 …