Anfernee Simons Biography – Anfernee Simons Wiki
Anfernee Simons is an American professional basketball player. He plays for the Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Anfernee played prep basketball for IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida, United States. He is the first American player to be selected in an NBA draft directly after graduation from high school since the league first implemented age restriction rules in 2005. Born Anfernee Tyrik Simons was born on June 8, 1999, in Altamonte Springs, Florida, United States.
Simons attended Edgewater High School in Orlando, Florida, where during his sophomore year he recorded an average of 17.8 points, 4.6 assists, 2.4 rebounds, and 1 steal per game in 30 games. During his junior year, he transferred to Montverde Academy in Montverde, but he later returned to Edgewater High School where he graduated in 2017. He later joined the IMG Academy in Bradenton for a postgraduate year. During the summer of 2017, he also played for the United States men’s national under-19 basketball team.
In January 2018, Simons said that he was likely going to bypass college and enter the 2018 NBA Draft, albeit without hiring an agent. He later confirmed his decision in March 2018. He went on to have his name removed from the 2018 Nike Hoop Summit and Jordan Brand Classic. On March 20, 2018, ESPN ranked him as the 19th best prospect in the draft. Simons was later named one of the 69 players invited to the 2018 NBA Draft Combine that year.
During the 2018 NBA draft, Simons was selected 24th overall by the Portland Trail Blazers. The Portland Trail Blazers announced his signing on July 2, 2018. On January 21, 2019, he was assigned to the Agua Caliente Clippers for an NBA G League assignment. On April 10, 2019, Simons made his first career start against the Sacramento Kings while the Trail Blazers rested Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum for the final game of the regular season. Simons put up career highs across the board with 37 points, 6 rebounds, and 9 assists, becoming the first Trail Blazers rookie to score 30+ points since Damian Lillard. On March 7, 2021, Simons won the Dunk Contest in the 2021 NBA All-Star Game by a 3-2 judges decision.
Anfernee Simons Age
He was born on June 8, 1999, in Altamonte Springs, Florida, United States.
Anfernee Simons Girlfriend
He is in a relationship with his girlfriend Bre Hudson. His girlfriend is an actress. She made her film debut as Chey in the movie Old Man Jackson.
She is from Houston.
Anfernee Simons Height
He stands at a height of 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m) tall.
Anfernee Simons Salary
He earns an estimated annual salary of $2,252,040.
Anfernee Simons Net Worth
Anfernee Simons net worth is estimated to be $1 million.