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Video: A career as a barber could have been in store for Spurs’ Jonathon Simmons

San Antonio Spurs’ Jonathon Simmons has risen from the D-League to becoming a key player for the 5-time NBA champs. He seemed to come out of nowhere, supplying the Spurs will a boost of energy, scoring and eye-popping dunks off the bench.

But who is this rookie wearing No. 17 for the Silver & Black? What has been his fondest memory so far while on the team?

Our friends over at News 4 San Antonio sat down with Simmons to get to know more about him including when he found out he was a Spur, what his backup plan was going to be if he did not make it to the NBA and much more.