Simmons' $874,636 contract for the 2016-17 season became officially guaranteed over the weekend, Paul Garcia of Project Spurs reports.

With Simmons locked in for 2016-17, the Spurs now have 14 guaranteed deals on the books. Simmons, who will be a restricted free agent next July, recently concluded his second strong summer league performance in as many years, and enters the upcoming season with a rotation role in hand. He should have a chance at seeing modest bumps in his 2015-16 averages of 6.0 points, 1.7 rebounds and 1.1 assists over 14.8 minutes per game.

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