Anfernee Tyrik Simons is a professional basketball player who was born on 8th June 1999 in Altamonte Springs Florida. He was a part of the IMG academy team in his high school in Florida.
He is the first player to join the NBA directly after high school. He hasn’t played basketball in his college life. His professional career started when he was picked by Portland Trail Blazers in the NBA draft of 2018. He is currently playing here too.
Anfernee’s name has been given by his parents who were the fan of Anfernee Hardaway who played in Orlando magic. He also trained Simons in a Basketball training camp held in the USA.
Simons studied in Edgewater High School in Orlando where he played basketball too. His average stats were 18 points and 5 assists per game. After that, he switched himself to Montverde Academy. His studies completed in 2017 from Edgewater where his ending stats were 24 points and 4 assists per game.
He was also a part of the USA u19 team of basketball. He later appeared in the NBA draft in 2018 and was picked by Portland Trail Blazers. He was among 3 high school players who directly went in NBA.
His debut NBA game was against Sacramento Kings. His career highest came in that same season when he scored 37 points and had 9 assists and 6 rebounds. He became the first Portland rookie to score more than 30 points in a single game.
Anfernee Simons’s average salary is $1.9m and his net worth is $4m.
Favorite Basketball Shoes
- Nike KD 12