Orlando Magic Sign Jonathon Simmons to 3-Year Contract

Published On July 14, 2017 » 105 Views» NBA News
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The Orlando Magic have agreed to sign free agent Jonathon Simmons to a three-year contract worth $20 million. Simmons was renounced from the San Antonio Spurs. The decision to leave was a combination of wanting more money and the opportunity for more playing time.

Orlando is hoping to rebuild with new pieces and clearly needed a wing player. The contract for Simmons is rather modest given the big salaries given to role players. It is clearly worth the risk for a young team with cap space like the Magic. Simmons played the best basketball of his NBA career in the playoffs stepping up for an injured Kawhi Leonard.

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