Netease Sports reported on October 9:
According to foreign media reports recently,
Foreign media revealed that the new aid Simmons signed by the Liaoning team is 31 years old and 6 feet 6 inches (1.98 meters) tall. He can play small forwards and shooting guards on the court. Simmons participated in the NBA Draft in 2012, but unfortunately lost. Nevertheless, Simmons has opened the door of the NBA with his unremitting efforts.
In his NBA career, Simmons played for the Spurs, Magic, and 76ers. In a total of 258 regular season games, he has 69 start-up games. He averaged 20.5 minutes of performance time per game and could surrender 8.3. Score, 2.4 rebounds, 1.9 assists, and 0.6 steals.
Regarding the new aid reported by foreign media, the Liaoning team said that they did have contact with him, and the possibility of cooperation between the two parties is very high. However, considering the entry of foreign players and related epidemic prevention policies, the Liaoning team could not confirm Simmons. When able to return to the team formally put on the team shirt. What is certain is that in the first stage of the regular season, the team will definitely be a single foreign player. According to recent reports, the Liaoning team has renewed its contract with last season’s “fire-fighting foreign aid” OJ-Mayo.
In addition, Liaoning team coach Yang Ming also talked about the team's goals for the new season in an interview. He said that the first step is to advance to the semi-finals. However, in the first stage, when the lineup is incomplete, the team may have the goal of playing for the team. Yang Ming also hopes that the outside world will give the team more patience.