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PERRY JONES III RUMORS

Baylor’s Perry Jones III: sliding NBA Draft stock drops him from lottery

Of all the NBA Draft prospects who’ve seen their stock slide this year, Perry Jones III from Baylor could be the one hurting the most. Or at least the one who’s seen his draft stock slide the most. Despite the success of the Baylor Bears this past college basketball season, Jones stock didn’t rise it fell from the top 5, lottery lock down to mid to late first round. Mostly...
Via The Sports Bank
June 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Bucks bring in two Joneses for a look

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- Perry Jones III is one of the most unique NBA prospects in this year's draft and will give the Milwaukee Bucks a lot to think about if the former Baylor star is still available at No. 12 -- which he most likely will be.Along with two other high first-round draft picks, Kentucky's Terrence Jones and Mississippi State's Arnett Moultrie, Perry Jones...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 20, 2012  |  Discuss

NBA Draft: Jones a gifted mystery man

Editors note: This is the seventh in a series examining top prospects in the NBA Draft. Profiles are based on conversations with NBA general managers and scouts. Anyone who watched Perry Jones III on the individual workout tour is likely to be impressed. Watching him in actual NBA games well, who can be sure? Not NBA scouts or GMs, who view Jones one of two ways: 1). An outstanding...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Baylor's Perry Jones III to enter draft

Baylor forward Perry Jones III is skipping his final two seasons of eligibility to enter the NBA draft. Jones made the announcement Monday in a statement issued by the school. He had returned for his sophomore season after being projected as a top pick last year. Instead of becoming Baylor's first one-and-done player, Jones sat through a five-game suspension to start his sophomore...
Via AP on Fox
April 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Baylor's Perry Jones III headed to NBA

Baylor forward Perry Jones III is skipping his final two seasons of eligibility to enter the NBA draft. Jones made the announcement Monday in a statement issued by the school. He had returned for his sophomore season after being projected as a top pick last year. Instead of becoming Baylor's first one-and-done player, Jones sat through a five-game suspension to start his sophomore...
Via AP on Fox
April 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Baylor star headed to the NBA

Via Los That Sports Blog
April 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Jones III carries Baylor to championship game

KANSAS CITY, Mo. The maligned star raised his left index finger toward the neon T-shirts in the crowd, his emergence marking Baylor's own. Bears sophomore forward Perry Jones III has been called soft. He has been called immature. And he has been called an unfulfilled player who is capable of so much more. But Friday, he walked off the court at the Sprint Center after an 81...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
March 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Jones III scores 31, Baylor beats Kansas St 82-74

Never fond of conference tournaments to begin with, this sure didn't change Frank Martin's mind. Apparently hitting their peak just in time for the postseason, Martin's Kansas State Wildcats cruised into the Big 12 tournament after winning four of their last five. They even had a one-point win at Baylor. But with Perry Jones III scoring a career-high 31 points, the...
Via AP on Fox
March 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Jones III or MKG in draft? Motivation a factor

The Phoenix Suns' four-game stagger has accelerated local chatter regarding prospects for next summer's NBA draft. A mock-list climber in recent days has been Baylor sophomore Perry Jones III. Jones, you may recall, stunned most draft observers by skipping last year's draft (during which his dreaded upside may have commanded an early lottery spot) and returning to school...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 01, 2012  |  Discuss
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