Tre Simmons

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Chester Simmons III (born July 24, 1982), better known as Tre Simmons, is an American former professional basketball player. He played college basketball for Odessa, Green River CC and Washington before playing professionally in Greece, Spain, Israel, Czech Republic, Russia, Puerto Rico and France. Simmons was named EuroChallenge Final Four MVP in 2013.

Tre Simmons
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Simmons with Jerusalem in 2010
Personal information
Born (1982-07-24) July 24, 1982 (age 37)
Seattle, Washington
Listed height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight206 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High schoolGarfield (Seattle, Washigthon)
NBA draft2005 / Undrafted
Playing career2005–2018
PositionShooting guard / Small forward
Career history
2006–2007Gran Canaria
2007Hapoel Galil Elyon
2007–2008Hapoel Holon
2008–2009Maccabi Tel Aviv
2009–2010Hapoel Jerusalem
2010–2012ČEZ Nymburk
2012–2013Krasnye Krylya Samara
2013–2015ČEZ Nymburk
2015Cangrejeros de Santurce
2015–2016Hapoel Tel Aviv
2016Antibes Sharks
2017–2018Hapoel Afula
Career highlights and awards

College careerEdit

Simmons played college basketball at Odessa College, Green River Community College and the University of Washington. He was named to the 2004-05 season's All-Pac-10 First Team.

Professional careerEdit

Simmons began his professional career in 2006 when he joined the Greek League club PAOK. He then moved to the Spanish League and ULEB Cup club Gran Canaria for the 2006-07 season, but in the middle of the season moved to Israel and signed for the Superleague club Hapoel Galil Elyon. The following season he moved to Hapoel Holon with whom he won the league championship.

He joined the Euroleague club Maccabi Tel Aviv for the 2008-09 season.[1] For the 2009-10 season he signed with Hapoel Jerusalem.[2] From 2010 to 2012 he played for ČEZ Nymburk in Czech Republic where he won Czech National Championship and the Czech National Cup. In June 2012 he signed with Krasnye Krylya Samara of Russia for the 2012-13 season.[3] In July 2013, he returned to ČEZ Nymburk.[4] On May 29, 2015, he signed with Cangrejeros de Santurce of Puerto Rico for the 2015 BSN season.[5]

On November 29, 2015, he signed with Hapoel Tel Aviv.[6]

On August 26, 2016, he signed with French club Antibes Sharks.[7]

On December 18, 2017, he returned to Israel for a third stint, signing with Hapoel Afula of the Liga Leumit for the rest of the season.[8] One day later, he made his debut in a 94–92 win over Maccabi Hod HaSharon, recording 22 points, four assists and four rebounds.[9]

On November 8, 2018, he announced his retirement from playing professional basketball.[10]


  1. ^ Maccabi adds Tre Simmons, Dror Hagag
  2. ^ Hapoel announces the arrival of three players
  3. ^ Krasnye Krylya Samara lands Chester Tre Simmons
  4. ^ CEZ Nymburk bring Tre Simmons back
  5. ^ Tre Simmons inks with Cangrejeros de Santurce
  6. ^ Hapoel Tel Aviv announces Tre Simmons
  7. ^ Chester Simmons signs with Antibes Sharks
  8. ^ "התשובה לבעיות? טרה סימונס חתם בהפועל עפולה". (in Hebrew). December 18, 2017.
  9. ^ "בכורה אדירה לסימונס בעפולה". (in Hebrew). December 19, 2017.
  10. ^ "טרה סימונס הודיע על פרישה". (in Hebrew). November 8, 2018. Retrieved December 4, 2018.

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