Paul Jones (basketball)

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Paul Jones
Personal information
Born (1989-07-03) July 3, 1989 (age 31)
Kent, Washington
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight193 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school Kent-Meridian
(Kent, Washington)
College
NBA draft 2013 / Undrafted
Playing career2013–present
Position Small forward
Career history
2013–2014 Hub Jets
2014–2015Bohemios Montevideo
2015Mineros de Caborca
2015–2016 Ironi Ashkelon
2016 Aries Trikla
2017Águilas Doradas de Durango
2017–2018 Haukar
2018 Stjarnan
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-GNAC (2013)

Paul Anthony Jones III (born July 3, 1989) is an American professional basketball player who last played for Stjarnan in the Úrvalsdeild karla. Standing at 1.98 m (6'6"), he plays the small forward position. After two years at Whatcom Community College and Western Washington College each, Jones entered the 2013 NBA draft but was not selected in the draft's two rounds.

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High school career

Jones played high school basketball at Kent-Meridian High School, in Kent, Washington.

College career

Jones played college basketball at Whatcom Community College from 2009 to 2011 and at Western Washington University with Western Washington Vikings each from 2011 to 2013.

Professional career

On October 8, Jones signed with Haukar of the Icelandic Úrvalsdeild karla. [1] [2] In 30 games for Haukar, Jones averaged 18.2 points and 7.3 rebounds, helping them to the best record during the regular season and a trip to the semi-finals in the playoffs, where they lost to eventual champions KR. [3]

In August 2018, Jones signed with Stjarnan of the Úrvalsdeild karla. [3] After a disappointing start for Stjarnan, who were predicted as the favorites to win the national championship prior to the season, [4] Jones was released in December in a roster overhaul. [5] In 10 games for Stjarnan, he was the team's leading scorer with 20.2 points per game while also averaging 7.1 rebounds and shooting 40.0% from the three-point range.

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References

  1. "Fyrrum samherji Harðar Axels kominn í Hauka". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). 8 October 2017. Retrieved 27 January 2018.
  2. Óskar Ófeigur Jónsson (19 February 2018). "Alltaf sjóðandi heitur á móti bestu liðum deildarinnar". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 19 February 2018.
  3. 1 2 Tómas Þór Þórðarson (23 August 2018). "Stjarnan bætir við sig einum besta Kana síðasta tímabils". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 23 August 2018.
  4. Kristinn Páll Teitsson (3 October 2018). "Keflavík og Stjörnunni spáð meistaratitlunum". Fréttablaðið (in Icelandic). Archived from the original on 20 December 2018. Retrieved 20 December 2018.
  5. Ástrós Ýr Eggertsdóttir (19 December 2018). "Arnar um brotthvarf Jones: Góður drengur en ákveðið að fara í breytingar". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 20 December 2018.