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Zavier Simpson: Released by Detroit
Simpson was waived by the Pistons on Saturday, Mike Curtis of The Detroit News reports.
Simpson inked an Exhibit 10 deal with Detroit in July, but he was unable to secure an NBA roster spot. Instead, he'll report to the Pistons' G League affiliate, the Motor City Cruise, once he passes through waivers.... See More ... See Less
Pistons' Zavier Simpson: Inks deal with Detroit
The Pistons signed Simpson to an Exhibit 10 Deal on Thursday, James L. Edwards III of The Athletic reports.
Simpson will look to compete for a regular-season roster spot with the Pistons during training camp. The 26-year-old guard averaged 11.0 points, 7.5 assists, 5.3 rebounds and 1.3 steals in 43.5 minutes across four appearances for the Thunder in 2021-22.... See More ... See Less
Zavier Simpson: Ends regular season on a high note
Simpson amassed 20 points (7-13 FG, 1-3 3Pt, 3-4 FT), 14 assists and four rebounds across 32 minutes during Saturday's 133-121 win over the Iowa Wolves.
Unsurprisingly, Simpson paced all players with 14 assists Saturday en route to earning double-double No. 17 on the year. The 26-year-old now concludes the 2022-23 G League regular season having averaged 17.2 points, 8.8 assists and 4.5 rebounds per game across 50 matchups suited up for.... See More ... See Less
Zavier Simpson: Top performer in tight victory
Simpson registered 31 points (11-18 FG, 3-6 3Pt, 3-7 FT), eight rebounds, seven assists and two steals across 40 minutes during Thursday's 115-113 win over the Long Island Nets.
Simpson led all players in scoring and assists during Thursday's victory, as he came close to tallying what would've been his first triple-double of the 2022-23 campaign. However, the 6-foot guard did commit a game-high six turnovers versus Long Island, so he'll look to clean things up during Saturday's regular-season finale against the Iowa Wolves.... See More ... See Less
Zavier Simpson: Snags four steals in defeat
Simpson recorded 16 points (7-14 FG, 2-3 3Pt, 0-3 FT), 12 assists, two rebounds and four steals across 38 minutes during Tuesday's 118-112 loss to the Long Island Nets.
Simpson posted another double-double while tallying game highs in minutes, assists and takeaways versus Long Island on Tuesday. The 26-year-old also uncharacteristically committed the most turnovers between the two teams, and he's now averaging 16.9 points, 8.7 assists and 4.5 rebounds per game across 48 appearances this season.... See More ... See Less
Zavier Simpson: Top performer in win
Simpson recorded 24 points (9-16 FG, 2-3 3Pt, 2-2 FT), 11 assists, two rebounds, two steals and one block across 38 minutes during Thursday's 124-102 win over Raptors 905.
Simpson paced both squads in minutes played, points and assists during Thursday's victory, though, he also turned the ball over a game-high six times in the contest. The 6-foot guard is now averaging 16.9 points, 8.6 assists and 4.5 rebounds per matchup across 47 appearances with Lakeland in the 2022-23 season.... See More ... See Less
Zavier Simpson: Collects another double-double
Simpson recorded 14 points (6-10 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 1-2 FT), 11 assists, four rebounds and four steals across 32 minutes during Sunday's 119-95 win over the Go-Go.
Simpson tallied his 14th double-double of the 2022-23 campaign versus Capital City, as he also paced both teams with 11 assists and led Lakeland with four takeaways. The 26-year-old is currently averaging 16.8 points, 8.7 assists and 4.5 rebounds on 33.2 minutes played per game this season.... See More ... See Less
Zavier Simpson: All-around contributor in loss
Simpson recorded 19 points (7-15 FG, 1-2 3Pt, 3-6 FT), eight assists and seven rebounds across 38 minutes during Saturday's 102-101 loss to the Charge.
Simpson paced all Lakeland players in total playing time, scoring and assists Saturday, and he continues to operate as one of the team's top options in all facets of the game. The 6-foot guard is now averaging 17.1 points, 8.6 assists and 4.6 boards per matchup this season.... See More ... See Less
Zavier Simpson: Exhibits solid showing in loss
Simpson recorded 20 points (10-16 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 0- 2FT), seven assists, four rebounds and three steals across 34 minutes during Friday's 124-115 loss to the Salt Lake City Stars.
Although Simpson missed both of his three-point tries and both of his free-throw attempts Friday, he's now amassed three steals in each of his last three outings. The 26-year-old is currently averaging 16.9 points, 8.6 assists and 4.5 rebounds per game across 37 appearances this season.... See More ... See Less
Zavier Simpson: Racks up the stats in loss
Simpson recorded 17 points (7-13 FG, 3-4 3Pt, 0-1 FT), 15 assists, nine rebounds and three steals across 41 minutes during Monday's 114-113 loss to the G League Knicks.
Simpson fell just one rebound short of what could've been an eye-popping triple-double Monday versus Westchester. The 6-foot guard has provided Lakeland with not only an established scorer night in and night out but also a consistent playmaker. As long as Simpson keeps shooting at a high percentage and creating opportunities for his teammates, he'll continue receiving heavy minutes as a starter.... See More ... See Less
Zavier Simpson: Tallies efficient 18 points
Simpson recorded 18 points (8-12 FG, 2-2 3Pt), five rebounds, four assists and two steals across 30 minutes during Saturday's 124-116 loss to the Mad Ants.
Simpson's consistency as a scorer this season has been nothing short of remarkable, as he's been held to single digits just three times throughout the 2022-23 campaign. The 190-pound guard is slated to continue operating as one of the G League Magic's top contributors as the year progresses.... See More ... See Less
Zavier Simpson: Contributes in all aspects
Simpson registered 15 points (5-12 FG, 2-4 3Pt, 2-2 FT), 14 assists, eight rebounds, two blocks and one steal across 37 minutes during Tuesday's 123-105 loss to the Blue Coats.
Although Simpson hasn't surpassed the 15-point mark in four consecutive matchups, he accounted for more than half of Lakeland's assists in Tuesday's contest. The 190-pound guard has now tallied five turnovers in back-to-back games, so there's definitely some cleaning up to do on that front.... See More ... See Less
Zavier Simpson: Posts sloppy double-double
Simpson recorded 13 points (4-5 FG, 1-1 3Pt, 2-2 FT), 10 assists, four rebounds and one steal across 31 minutes during Sunday's 115-112 loss to the G League Celtics.
Though Simpson had only five field-goal attempts, he still mustered out 13 points while setting up more scoring opportunities for his teammates against Maine. The 25-year-old also committed four personal fouls and turned the ball over a game-high five times Sunday, and he'll look to get things back on track to conclude January.... See More ... See Less
Zavier Simpson: Scores 22 with six turnovers
Simpson recorded 22 points (8-11 FG. 2-2 3Pt, 3-5 FT), six assists, three rebounds and one steal across 27 minutes during Friday's 136-133 overtime loss to the Swarm.
Despite accounting for 22 points on a 72.7 shooting clip Friday versus Greensboro, Simpson turned the ball over a game-high six times, committed four personal fouls and finished the contest with a minus-14 point differential. The 25-year-old is now averaging 17.1 points and 9.3 assists per game across Lakeland's last eight matchups.... See More ... See Less
Zavier Simpson: Registers double-double Saturday
Simpson recorded 23 points (9-14 FG, 1-2 3Pt, 2-3 FT), 10 assists, four rebounds and three steals across 42 minutes during Saturday's 109-108 win over the G League Bulls.
Simpson dished out a game-high 10 assists while also scoring 23 points on an efficient 64.3 percent shooting clip Saturday versus Windy City. The 25-year-old is now averaging 18 points, 11.3 assists and 4.8 boards per game across four matchups played thus far in 2023.... See More ... See Less
Zavier Simpson: Paces both clubs with 16 dimes
Simpson recorded 25 points (9-18 FG, 2-4 3Pt, 3-3 FT), 16 assists and seven rebounds across 41 minutes during Monday's 131-116 win over the Skyhawks.
Simpson accounted for more than half of Lakeland's assists in Monday's contest versus College Park, and his 16 dimes tied his previous season high. Across the first 20 games of the 2022-23 campaign, the 25-year-old has averaged 18.4 points and 8.6 assists per matchup.... See More ... See Less
Zavier Simpson: Accrues seven steals
Simpson recorded 25 points (10-16 FG, 3-5 3Pt, 1-1 FT), five assists, three rebounds, seven steals and one block across 35 minutes during Wednesday's 133-102 loss to the Blue.
Simpson posted a team-high 25 points in Wednesday's matchup versus the Blue, while he also set a new season high of seven steals in the contest. The 25-year-old is now averaging 17.9 points and 8.8 assists across 17 games played.... See More ... See Less
Zavier Simpson: Contributes in all areas
Simpson recorded 24 points (9-15 FG, 5-8 3Pt, 1-4 FT), 12 assists and eight rebounds across 47 minutes during Tuesday's 132-130 overtime loss to the Hustle.
Simpson logged season-highs in both three-pointers made (5) and minutes played (47) Tuesday against Memphis. The 25-year-old was also just two rebounds shy of his first triple-double of the 2022-23 campaign, and he's now averaging 18.1 points and 9.3 assists this season for Lakeland.... See More ... See Less
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