Mike Jones (basketball, born 1967)

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Mike Jones
Personal information
Born (1967-02-10) February 10, 1967 (age 51)
Columbus, Georgia
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Career information
High schoolOak Hill Academy
(Mouth of Wilson, Virginia)
CollegeAuburn (1985–1988)
NBA draft1988 / Round: 3 / Pick: 63rd overall
Selected by the Milwaukee Bucks
Playing career1988–2006
PositionSmall forward
Career history
1987–1988Pensacola Tornados
1988Jersey Shore Bucs
1988–1989PAOK Thessaloniki
1989–1990Aris Thessaloniki
1990–1992EB Pau Orthez
1992–1993FC Barcelona
1993–1994Pitch Cholet
1994–1995EB Pau Orthez
1995–1996Hapoel Holon
1996CB Murcia
1996–1998Peñarol de Mar del Plata
1998–2001Apollon Limassol BC
2001–2003Welcome Montevideo
2003–2004Asteras Limassol
2004–2005Digenis Akritas Morphou
2005–2006Apollon Limassol BC

Mike Fritzthadus Jones (born February 10, 1967) is an American former professional basketball player.

High school career[edit]

Born in Phoenix, Arizona, Jones was named a First-Team Parade All-American, while at Oak Hill Academy, in Mouth of Wilson, Virginia.[1]

College career[edit]

Jones played college basketball at Auburn University, in Auburn, Alabama, with the Auburn Tigers.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Jones was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks in the third round (63rd pick overall) of the 1988 NBA Draft. He played for the Jersey Shore Bucs of the United States Basketball League (USBL). He then moved to Europe to play with the Greek club PAOK in 1988. In 1990, he played with the Greek club Aris at the 1990 Euroleague Final Four.

Jones won the French League championship in 1992, and the French Cup title in 1991 and 1992, while playing with Pau Orthez. In the 1992-93 season, he played with FC Barcelona in both the Korać Cup and the Spanish ACB League.

Jones also played for Cholet Cedex Basket, CB Murcia, Hapoel Holon, Peñarol Mar del Plata, the Omaha Racers (CBA), Apollon Limassol, Welcome Montevideo, Asteras Limassol, and Digenis Akritas Morphou.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Parade's high school boys' basketball All-America team". San Bernardino County Sun. March 17, 1985. p. 6. Retrieved August 4, 2016 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-12-12. Retrieved 2008-04-14.

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