Know About Anfernee Simons; Stats, College, Salary, Contract, Dating

Published Date: 26 Dec, 2019 Updated date: 05 Mar, 2021 By Celebs Podium

After a promising high school career, Anfernee Simons made his way into the professional NBA field as the 24th overall pick of the Portland Trail Blazers. The young player penned a contract with the team on 2 July 2018.

Anfernee Simons is an American professional basketball player who has also represented the United States men’s national under-19 basketball team during the summer of 2017.

Short Bio: Age, Parents, Height

The 21-years-of-age basketball shooting guard was born Anfernee Tyrik Simons on 8 June 1999 in Altamonte Springs, Florida, the United States. He is the son of his parents Charles Simons and Tameka Simons. Anfernee attended Edgewater High School in Orlando, Florida, where he also commenced his amateur basketball career. Eventually, he joined the IMG Academy in Bradenton for a postgraduate year.

Anfernee stands tall at a height of 6 feet and 3 inches (1.91 meters). Besides, he possesses a strong body physique with a weight of 181 pounds (82 kg).

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Career Stats, Contract, Salary

During his time at Edgewater High School, Anfernee averaged 17.8 points, 4.6 assists, 2.4 rebounds, and 1 steal per game in 30 games during his sophomore year. Subsequently, he graduated from Edgewater in 2017 averaging 23.8 points, 7.2 rebounds, 4.2 assists, 1.8 steals, and 0.5 blocks per game in 20 games played in his last year there.

Anfernee finally made his way into the NBA field as the 24th overall pick of the Portland Trail Blazers in the 2018 NBA draft, as he rejected many offers from the college teams. He penned a three-year, $6,237,120 worth contract with the team on 2 July 2018. As per the terms, he receives an average salary of $2,079,040.

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He was assigned to the Agua Caliente Clippers for an NBA G League assignment by the Blazers on 21 January 2019. Anfernee made his first career start for the Trail Blazers against the Sacramento Kings on 10 April 2019. He recorded stats of 37 points, 6 rebounds, and 9 assists in the game.

According to NBA, Afernee is set to compete in the NBA All-Star slam dunk contest on 7 March 2021. The event is going to set place at State Farm Arena in Atlanta. 

Is Anfernee Simons Dating?

Anfernee Simons is not single but has a complete focus on caressing his professional basketball career. There are very few instances of Anfernee sharing pictures with girlfriend Bre Hudson to whom he is dating for quite some time. 

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His dating partner is 22 years of age and is working as a model. She has over 75K Instagram followers and going by her social media account, she is a fashion and fitness enthusiast. The 22-year-old is also open to business and collaboration citing makeup and clothing brands. However, the lovebirds have kept mum to reveal any details on the time and place they first met but with time, it looks like they will let the fans know the mystery puzzle.

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Some Interesting Facts About Anfernee Simons

  • He was named by his parents after former player Anfernee Hardaway of the Orlando Magic.
  • Anfernee was coached by Hardaway during a Team USA Basketball training camp.
  • He is the first American to enter and be selected in an NBA draft directly after graduation from high school since the league first implemented age restriction rules in 2005.


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