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Bobby Simmons - SG/SF, 6'6, 235
Retired - Retired after 2012 season
       Date of birth: 06/02/1980
       Country: USA
     Drafted (NBA): 42nd pick, 2001
     Out of: DePaul
  NBA Experience: 11 years
  Hand: Right

From blog:


   Top 101 NBA Ten-Day Contract Candidates (When 20 Would Probably Have Been Enough)
2011-01-05

Bobby Simmons - Simmons began the year with the Spurs, and helped them on the way to their current 70 win pace with 16 scoreless minutes. He was then waived as the Spurs began an early season end-of-the-bench carousel that saw them eventually settle on Chris Quinn and Ime Udoka. Simmons didn't appear to have anything left, nor did he appear to have anything left last year with the Nets. He's only 30, but he's lost a lot since he was 25.

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   The best of what's left
2010-07-30

Bobby Simmons - Simmons's career transition from "can do anything except shoot" to "can do nothing but shoot" is complete. Simmons put up only one season with a PER over 13.8 in his career, missed the whole 2006/07 season with injury, and played only 23 games last season as well. The contract Milwaukee gave him looks even worse than ever, and as it's finally expired, Simmons is now in grave danger of falling out of the league altogether.

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   Current Trade Kickers
2010-06-11

[...] You only get one trade kicker per contract; that is to say, if you sign a contract with a trade kicker in it, the trade kicker is only applied to the first trade that contract is in and not to any subsequent contracts. (The exception is with sign and trades, where the first trade - the sign and trade - is ignored, and the trade kicker is applied to the next subsequent trade. This is why Peja is listed above.)

Because of that, there are a good many players whose current contracts featured trade kickers that have already been invoked. Here they are now, along with the value of their kicker. Note: only currently-being-paid contracts are listed, and the player doesn't necessarily have to be on an NBA roster any more.

- Tony Battie (10%)
- Mark Blount (15%)
- Bruce Bowen (lesser of 15% or $300,000)
- Devin Brown (10%)
- Greg Buckner (5%)
- Kevin Garnett (15%)
- Drew Gooden (5%)
- Eddie House (7.5%)
- Steven Hunter (7.5%)
- Zydrunas Ilgauskas (15%)
- Mike James (5%)
- Jared Jeffries (15%)
- Amir Johnson (15%)
- Mikki Moore (12.5%)
- Shaquille O'Neal (15%)
- Quentin Richardson (7.5%)
- John Salmons (15%)
- Bobby Simmons (10%)
- Etan Thomas (15%)
- Damien Wilkins (10%, only up to $1.2 mil)

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