Free agent guard Jonathon Simmons will sign with Orlando

Free agent guard Jonathon Simmons will sign with Orlando

San Antonio then made the decision to rescind the qualifying offer made to Simmons, making him an unrestricted free agent.

Earlier, Simmons' agent, Cervando Tejeda, said the Spurs stopped negotiations so they turned their full focus on signing elsewhere. Simmons can now sign with any team he wants without the Spurs having the right to match the offer. Simmons struggled on the offensive end in 2016-17 during the regular season, as his field goal percentage dropped from his rookie mark of 50.4 percent to 42.0, and his 3-point percentage dipped below 30 percent.

Simmons has been with the Spurs for two years after working his way up from the developmental league.

While the advanced statistics showed that Simmons may not have been worth what he wanted from the Spurs, he became a fan favorite for his explosive offense and defense. However, he broke out in the playoffs and averaged 10.5 points per game as the Spurs struggled with injuries to Tony Parker and Kawhi Leonard. In four games with the Mavericks, he averaged 16.5 points and 5.5 rebounds while he tallied 14.3 points and 5.0 boards in three games with the Cavaliers.

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