PERRY JONES III RUMORS

Why I Don't Like Perry Jones III For Mavs

Perry Jones III is a Baylor guy, a sure No. 1 pick and at 6-11, 234, has much going for him. Plus he played basketball at Duncanville High, just like I did. But my conversations with the man who coached both of us, my observations of him at Baylor and my experience as a professional athlete myself combine to send up a red flag. I hate to say it, but I hope my Mavs don't draft Perry Jones III.
Via mavericks.scout.com
June 25, 2012  |  Discuss

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

Scouting Report - Perry Jones III

Today’s NBA Draft Blog Scouting Report looks at a player who has been put under a microscope far more than any college sophomore should ever be – Baylor forward Perry Jones III.  A great mix of athleticism and raw ability, Jones came to Baylor expected to make an immediate impact.  By no stretch did he have a bad a freshman year, but compared to the lofty, mostly unfair, expectations...
Via NBA Draft Blog
June 01, 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 F Perry Jones III Declares for NBA Draft

Baylor F Perry Jones III Declares for NBA DraftAdd Baylor standout forward Perry Jones III to the list of college basketball phenoms who will enter the NBA draft.  Jones contemplated leaving early last year too when he was projected to be a potential lottery pick, but now that will occur for certain. image credit: roundballdaily.com Jones III is a tremendous talent at 6-11, 235...
Via BeyondUSports
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
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