Sam Jones (basketball, born 1978)

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Sam Jones
Cleveland Cavaliers
PositionAssistant coach
Personal information
Born (1979-04-29) April 29, 1979 (age 40)
Chicago, Illinois
NationalityAmerican / Dutch
Listed height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Career information
CollegeNorthwood (1998–2000)
Playing career2000–2010
PositionPoint guard
Coaching career2010–present
Career history
As player:
2000–2001Gent United
2002–2007EiffelTowers Den Bosch
2007Rotterdam Challengers
2008–2009Apollon Limassol
2010Aris Leeuwarden
As coach:
2010–2013EiffelTowers Den Bosch (assistant)
2013–2016SPM Shoeters Den Bosch
2016–2019Canton Charge (assistant)
2019–presentCleveland Cavaliers (assistant)
Career highlights and awards
As player:

As coach:

As assistant coach:

Sam Jones (born April 29, 1978) is an American-Dutch professional basketball coach and former player. Jones is currently an assistant coach for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Coaching career[edit]

After being an assistant for EiffelTowers Den Bosch under Austrian coach Raoul Korner for three seasons, Jones became head coach of the club from Den Bosch in 2013.[1] In the 2014–15 season, he won his first DBL title with Den Bosch, after his team beat Donar Groningen 4–1 in the Finals.

On September 27, 2016, Jones was hired by the Canton Charge to serve as an assistant coach.[2]

On August 21, 2019, Jones was named as an assistant coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers.[3]


  1. ^ Sam Jones new headcoach at Archived 2013-10-29 at the Wayback Machine (in Dutch)
  2. ^ "Cavaliers Announce Coaching Staff for Cavs and Canton Charge". September 27, 2016. Retrieved November 21, 2016.
  3. ^ "Sam Jones Gets NBA Call Up to Cavs". August 21, 2019. Retrieved August 21, 2019.

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