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Bobby Jones
Teramo Basket
Small forward/Shooting guard
Born January 9, 1984 (1984-01-09) (age 26)
Compton, California
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 215 lb (98 kg)
League Serie A
High school Long Beach Polytechnic
College Washington
Draft 2nd round, 37th overall, 2006
Minnesota Timberwolves
Pro career 2006–present
Former teams Fort Worth Flyers (2006)
Philadelphia 76ers (2006–07)
Denver Nuggets (2007–08)
Memphis Grizzlies (2008)
Houston Rockets (2008)
Miami Heat (2008)
Sioux Falls Skyforce (2008)
San Antonio Spurs (2008)
Awards 2005-06 John Meyers Defensive Player

Bobby Ray Jones, Jr. (born January 9, 1984 in Compton, California) is an American professional basketball player. He is a 6'7", 215 pound small forward mostly known for his defense. He is currently playing in the Italian top division with Banca Tercas Teramo.

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College career

As a senior at UW, he averaged 10.4 points, 4.9 rebounds, 1.3 assists, 1.2 steals, and 0.5 blocks per game. Jones finished his career at UW as the 20th all-time leading scorer in school history with 1,226 points.

NBA career

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2006-07 season

After playing collegiately for four years at the University of Washington, he was drafted by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the second round of the 2006 NBA Draft and shortly thereafter traded to the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for Philadelphia's 2007 second-round draft pick and cash considerations.[1]

2007-08 season

On September 10, 2007, Jones was traded along with Steven Hunter to the Denver Nuggets for Reggie Evans and the draft rights of Ricky Sanchez.[2] He was waived by the Nuggets on January 7, 2008 after averaging 3.3 points and 1.4 rebounds in 23 games off the bench.[3]

He signed with the Memphis Grizzlies on January 10.[4]

On February 26, he was signed to a ten-day contract with the Houston Rockets.[5]

On March 12, he signed another ten-day contract, this time with the Miami Heat, his fourth different team of the season.[6]

On April 1, he signed a ten-day contract with the San Antonio Spurs, his fifth NBA team of the season.[7] Prior to the Spurs contract he was with the NBA Development League's Sioux Falls Skyforce.

After that contract expired on April 11, Jones was re-signed by the Denver Nuggets for the rest of the 2007-08 season.[8]

2008-09 season

On July 28, 2008, he was traded to the New York Knicks along with Taurean Green and a 2010 second round pick in exchange for Renaldo Balkman.[9] However, one day later he was released by the Knicks.[10]

On August 5, 2008, Bobby Jones was claimed by the Miami Heat off the waivers and then waived once again on August 15.[11] He was later signed by the Sacramento Kings, but on October 21, 2008, he was waived.[12]

European career

2009-10 season

Jones was signed by the Italian team Banca Tercas Teramo in July 2009.[13]

Highlights

  • Started five of the final six games in 2006-07 (his only starts of the season) and averaged 9.6 points (53.8% FGs), 3.6 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 1.20 steals in 27.2 minutes per game.
  • Scored 10+ points in each of the final three games of the 2006-07 season after not scoring above 7 points his first 41 games played. Scored 10+ points in the fourth quarter in two of those three games.
  • Was assigned to the Fort Worth Flyers of the NBA D-League on November 28, 2006 and was recalled on December 8. In three games for the Flyers, averaged 13.7 points and 8.0 rebounds.
  • Earned an All-Pac-10 Honorable Mention selection as a senior (2005-06).
  • Was a member of the 12-man U.S. National Team that won the gold medal at the 2005 World University Games in İzmir, Turkey.

NBA career statistics

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular season

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2006–07 Philadelphia 44 5 7.6 .462 .111 .561 1.3 .4 .2 .0 2.5
2007–08 Denver 25 0 8.9 .406 .391 .821 1.5 .4 .2 .0 3.4
2007–08 Houston 4 0 2.3 .500 .000 .000 .3 .0 .2 .0 1.0
2007–08 Miami 6 0 23.8 .531 .400 .615 4.0 .8 .3 .0 8.0
2007–08 San Antonio 3 0 6.7 .250 .000 .000 .7 .3 .7 .0 .7
2007–08 Memphis 9 2 15.2 .389 .231 .900 3.0 1.2 .6 .2 4.4
Career 91 7 9.5 .442 .306 .685 1.6 .5 .3 .0 3.2

References

  1. ^ "76ers Acquire Rodney Carney from Chicago in a Draft-Night Trade". NBA.com. http://www.nba.com/sixers/draft/draft_release_060628.html. Retrieved 2006-06-28.  
  2. ^ "76ERS COMPLETE TRADE WITH DENVER NUGGETS". NBA.com. http://www.nba.com/sixers/news/evans_trade_070910.html. Retrieved 2007-09-10.  
  3. ^ "Nuggets Waive Jones". NBA.com. http://www.nba.com/nuggets/news/jones_waived_010708.html. Retrieved 2008-01-07.  
  4. ^ "Grizzlies sign Bobby Jones to 10-day contract". NBA.com. http://www.nba.com/grizzlies/news/bobby_jones_10_day_contract-080110.html. Retrieved 2008-01-10.  
  5. ^ "Rockets to sign Bobby Jones to a 10-day contract". chron.com-Houston Chronicle. http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/sports/5571226.html. Retrieved 2008-02-26.  
  6. ^ "HEAT Sign Bobby Jones to a 10-Day Contract". NBA.com. http://www.nba.com/heat/news/heat_sign_jones_080312.html. Retrieved 2008-03-12.  
  7. ^ "Spurs Sign Bobby Jones To 10-Day Contract". NBA.com. http://www.nba.com/spurs/news/spurs_sign_bobby_jones_080401.html. Retrieved 2008-04-01.  
  8. ^ "Nuggets re-sign Jones for remainder of season". CBS.sportsline.com. http://www.sportsline.com/nba/story/10773849. Retrieved 2008-04-11.  
  9. ^ "Nuggets Acquire Balkman". NBA.com. http://www.nba.com/nuggets/news/nugs_acquire_balkman_072808.html. Retrieved 2008-07-30.  
  10. ^ "Knicks Waive Taurean Green, Bobby Jones". NBA.com. http://www.nba.com/knicks/news/greenjoneswaived080729.html?rss=true. Retrieved 2008-07-30.  
  11. ^ "Miami Claims Bobby Jones Off Waivers". NBA.com. http://www.nba.com/heat/news/bobby_jones_off_waivers_080805.html. Retrieved 2008-08-05.  
  12. ^ KINGS WAIVE NOEL FELIX AND BOBBY JONES
  13. ^ Colpo della Banca Tercas Teramo che ingaggia l'ala americana Bobby Jones (Italian)

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