Jonathon Simmons

Jonathon Simmons

Jonathon Simmons: A Brief Biography

Jonathon Calvin Simmons is an American professional basketball player for the Orlando Magic of the NBA, He can play as a shooting guard or a small forward.

Simmons played college basketball for the University of Houston. As a junior at Houston in 2011–12, Simmons was named to the RAMADA All-College Classic All-Tournament Team, In 30 games (29 starts), he averaged 14.7 points, 5.0 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game.

He started out his career with the Austin Toros of the NBA development league, Later he was invited to be a part of the San Antonio Spurs summer league roster, He helped Spurs win the Summer League Championship as he was named the Championship game MVP.

In the Spurs' season opener on October 25, 2016, Simmons scored a then career-high 20 points in a 129–100 win over the Golden State Warriors.

On July 15, 2017, Simmons signed a three-year, $20 million contract with the Orlando Magic, On March 14, 2018, he scored a career-high 35 points in a 126–117 win over the Milwaukee Bucks.

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