Anfernee Tyrik Simons is an American professional basketball player for the Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played prep basketball for IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. 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.
Rookie Anfernee Simons made his first start of the season and scored a career-high 37 points, including seven 3-pointers, and the Portland Trail Blazers secured the No. 3 seed in the West with a.. USATODAY.com - Published