Jonathon Simmons signs three-year deal with Orlando

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According to Shams Charania of The Vertical, financial details weren't immediately available.

As a restricted free agent, the Spurs had the right to match any other team's offer.

Maybe because they're not actually trying to re-sign him. As an undrafted free agent out of the University of Houston, Simmons paid for a tryout with the Spurs and made the D-League team before being called up to the main roster less than a year later.

In 78 regular-season games with the San Antonio Spurs last season, Simmons averaged 6.2 points, 2.1 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 17.8 minutes per game. 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.

Aside from his scoring, Simmons is also known for his defense, ranking eighth among shooting guards in Defensive Real Plus-Minus during the 2016-17 season.

On Thursday, the Spurs renounced Simmons.

However, San Antonio's reluctance to take on the two years remaining on center Tyson Chandler's contract (approximately $26 million) resulted in the deal being nixed.

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