The Prados Basketball announced the arrival of Perry Jones III as a new import for the club.
The information was released through a press release from the team, who confirmed that it will be on the roster starting Tuesday night against Club San Carlos.
Perry Jones III, 30 years old and 6′ 11″, comes to Los Prados Basketball with experience in the best basketball in the world, the NBA, with the Oklahoma City Thunder, from the 2012-13 to 2014-15 seasons. . He can play position three and position four.
He will replace Brandon Peterson on the sky blue team roster.
Born in Louisiana on September 24, 1991, he graduated from Baylor University with whom he averaged 13.7 points per game and 7.6 rebounds.
He went to the NBA draft in 2012, chosen in the first round by the Oklahoma City Thunder, ranked no. 28. He had been projected to be selected in an earlier pick but a knee injury caused him to lose positions.
He played 38 games in his rookie season, averaging 7.4 minutes to post 2.3 PPG, 1.6 reb. and 0.2 plugs.
In the 2014-2015 season, with the absence of Kevin Durant, Jones takes his place in the starting lineup and in his first game as a starter he scored the most points in his career with 32 points against the Clippers on October 30, 2014 The next day he had 23 points against the Nuggets.
In three seasons with Oklahoma in the NBA, he averaged 3.4 PPG in 11.7 minutes per game, with 1.8 rebounds per game.
He has experience in Russian basketball, in Germany and in recent years he has been playing in the NBA G-League, playing last season with the Windy City Bulls, the affiliate of the Chicago Bulls in the development league.