SPURS ASSIGN JONATHON SIMMONS TO AUSTIN SPURS

SAN ANTONIO (November 16, 2015) - The San Antonio Spurs today announced that they have assigned forward Jonathon Simmons to the Austin Spurs of the NBA Development League.

Simmons, 6-6/195, was signed by San Antonio on July 22, 2015, after spending the past two seasons with the Austin Spurs. He made his NBA debut on Nov. 14, finishing with 2 points, 2 rebounds and 2 assists in 9 minutes of action vs. Philadelphia.

Last season Simmons was named to the NBA D-League All-Defensive Third Team while appearing in all 50 games, averaging 15.2 points, 4.3 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 1.00 steals in 33.8 minutes. Simmons shot .494 (277-561) from the field, .398 (51-128) from three-point range and .750 (153-204) from the charity stripe.

During his two years with Austin, Simmons appeared in a total of 94 games, averaging 12.7 points, 4.4 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 1.00 blocks in 28.8 minutes while shooting .506 (446-882) from the field, .352 (76-216) from beyond the arc and .736 (22-303) from the foul line.

The Austin Spurs are back in action on Tuesday, Nov. 17 when they host the Grand Rapids Drive at the Cedar Park Center at 11 a.m.

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