Kevin Jones (basketball)

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Kevin Jones
Power forward
Personal information
Born (1989-08-25) August 25, 1989 (age 24)
Mount Vernon, New York
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 260 lb (118 kg)
Career information
High school Mount Vernon
(Mount Vernon, New York)
College West Virginia (2008–2012)
NBA draft 2012 / Undrafted
Pro playing career 2012–present
Career history
2012 Canton Charge
2012–2013 Cleveland Cavaliers
2012–2013 →Canton Charge
2013–2014 Canton Charge
2014 San Miguel Beermen
Career highlights and awards

Kevin Andrew Jones (born August 25, 1989) is an American professional basketball player who last played for the San Miguel Beermen of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA). He played college basketball for West Virginia University.

High school career[edit]

Jones attended Mount Vernon High School in Mount Vernon, New York. As a junior, he averaged 21 points, 12 rebounds, two blocks per game. As a senior, he averaged 23 points, 14 rebounds and two blocks per game. In 2006 and 2007, he led Mount Vernon to the New York State PHSAA championships.[1]

College career[edit]

In his freshman season at West Virginia, Jones posted eight games in double figures, including a stretch of six games in a row during Big East play. In 35 games, he averaged 6.3 points and 4.9 rebounds in 19.3 minutes per game.[1][2]

In his sophomore season, set a school record with 135 offensive rebounds in a season and was second on the team in three-point field goals made with 42. He was also named to the Big East All-Tournament team and the 76 Classic All-Tournament team. In 38 games (all starts), he averaged 13.5 points, 7.2 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 33.0 minutes per game.[1][2]

In his junior season, he earned All-Big East Honorable Mention honors. In 33 games (all starts), he averaged 13.1 points, 7.5 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 34.9 minutes per game.[1][2]

In his senior season, he was named to the All-Big East first team and the NABC Division I All-District 5 first team. In 33 games (all starts), he averaged 19.9 points, 10.9 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 1.0 blocks in 38.3 minutes per game.[2]

College statistics[edit]

2008–09 West Virginia 35 0 19.3 .495 .214 .565 4.9 .6 .6 .7 6.3
2009–10 West Virginia 38 38 33.0 .521 .404 .661 7.2 1.1 .6 .9 13.5
2010–11 West Virginia 33 33 34.9 .446 .301 .604 7.5 1.1 .5 .5 13.1
2011–12 West Virginia 33 33 38.3 .509 .266 .780 10.9 1.2 .7 1.0 19.9

Professional career[edit]

2012–13 season[edit]

Jones went undrafted in the 2012 NBA draft. On September 10, 2012, Jones signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers.[3] However, he was later waived by Cavaliers on October 27, 2012.[4] On November 1, 2012, he was acquired by the Canton Charge as an affiliate player.

On November 29, 2012, after playing three games for the Charge averaging 27.0 points and 13.7 rebounds per game, Jones re-signed with the Cavaliers. On the same day, he was assigned back to the Charge.[5] On December 4, 2012, he was recalled by the Cavaliers,[6] but was sent back to the Charge for other assignments throughout the season.[7]

2013–14 season[edit]

On July 9, 2013, Jones joined the Cleveland Cavaliers for the 2013 NBA Summer League.[8] On July 19, 2013, he was waived by the Cavaliers after not appearing in a summer league game.[9]

In November 2013, Jones was re-acquired by the Canton Charge.[10] On February 3, 2014, he was named to the Futures All-Star roster for the 2014 NBA D-League All-Star Game.[11]

On March 8, 2014, Jones' contract was bought out by the Charge in order for him to sign with San Miguel Beermen of the Philippine Basketball Association.[12][13]

2014–15 season[edit]

In July 2014, Jones joined the Indiana Pacers for the 2014 NBA Summer League.[14]

NBA career statistics[edit]

  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[edit]

2012–13 Cleveland 32 0 10.4 .402 .000 .600 2.4 .3 .3 .2 3.0
Career 32 0 10.4 .402 .000 .600 2.4 .3 .3 .2 3.0


Jones is the son of Patricia Jones and Fred DeJarnett.[1]


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