Shawn Jones (basketball)

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Shawn Jones
Shawn Jones 2014.jpg
Jones at the 2014 CUSA Basketball Championships
No. 22 – Sioux Falls Skyforce
Position Power forward
League NBA D-League
Personal information
Born (1992-03-25) March 25, 1992 (age 23)
Miami, Florida
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 236 lb (107 kg)
Career information
High school Hialeah (Hialeah, Florida)
College Middle Tennessee (2010–2014)
NBA draft 2014 / Undrafted
Pro career 2014–present
Career history
2014–present Sioux Falls Skyforce (D-League)
Career highlights and awards

Shawn Jones (born March 25, 1992) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA Development League. He played college basketball for Middle Tennessee State University, where in 2014, he was named the Conference USA Men's Basketball Player of the Year.[1]

High school career[edit]

Jones attended Hialeah High School in Hialeah, Florida. As a senior in 2009–10, he averaged 23.3 points, 14.3 rebounds and 9.1 blocks per game as he earned first team All-Dade County and third team All-State honors.[2]

College career[edit]

In his four-year career at Middle Tennessee State, Jones played 131 games (62 starts), averaging 8.5 points, 4.9 rebounds and 1.2 blocks per game. In his senior season in 2013–14, he was named the Conference USA Men's Basketball Player of the Year. He was also named to the Conference USA first team and NABC Division I All-District 11 first team, while also being named a participant of the Reese's College All-Star Game.[2][3]

College statistics[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2010–11 Middle Tennessee 32 2 10.9 .505 .000 .684 2.3 .3 .3 .6 4.1
2011–11 Middle Tennessee 32 1 16.2 .551 .000 .585 3.3 .2 .4 1.2 7.3
2012–13 Middle Tennessee 34 26 21.1 .498 .000 .635 5.4 .4 .3 1.3 8.5
2013–14 Middle Tennessee 33 33 28.2 .577 .000 .687 8.5 .6 .9 1.9 14.2

Professional career[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2014 NBA draft, Jones joined the Los Angeles Clippers for the 2014 NBA Summer League.[4] On September 23, 2014, he signed with the Miami Heat.[5] However, he was later waived by the Heat on October 25, 2014.[6] On November 3, 2014, he was acquired by the Sioux Falls Skyforce as an affiliate player.[7]

Personal[edit]

Jones is the son Andrew and Cynthia Jones.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MTSU’s Shawn Jones named CUSA player of year". Tennessean.com. March 12, 2014. Retrieved March 12, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c "Shawn Jones Bio". GoBlueRaiders.com. Retrieved March 12, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Shawn Jones Stats". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved March 12, 2014. 
  4. ^ "CLIPPERS ANNOUNCE 2014 NBA SUMMER LEAGUE ROSTER". NBA.com. July 7, 2014. Retrieved July 7, 2014. 
  5. ^ HEAT Signs Shawn Jones and Andre Dawkins
  6. ^ "HEAT Waive Birch, Drew, Johnson and Jones". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. October 25, 2014. Retrieved October 25, 2014. 
  7. ^ Skyforce Announces Full Training Camp Roster

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