Anfernee Simons to Miss Third Straight Game

Portland Trail Blazers coach Chauncey Billups said today that starting guard Anfernee Simons will miss Saturday’s game against the Washington Wizards with a thigh contusion – his third straight missed game:

Simons is averaging 17.3 points and four assists per game, both career highs. The Trail Blazers have lost six straight games coming out of the All-Star break by a combined total of nearly 200 points.