MIAMI -- It was the ugliest scene in NBA history. The 2004 brawl between Indiana and Detroit resulted in nine players being suspended a total of 146 games and the league getting a serious black eye.
But at least one positive story emerged from the brawl.
His name is James Jones.
After being a second-round pick by the Pacers in 2003, Jones played in a meager six games as a rookie...
James Jones plans to pick up his player option to return to the Miami Heat.
“Unless something crazy happens, I’ll be back,’’ Jones said Wednesday.
Jones, 32, is reportedly making $1.76 million this season.
MIAMI James Jones talked about retiring after last season. But there are no such thoughts now.
The Miami shooting guard plans to pick up his 1.5 million player option for next season and return to the Heat.
Unless something crazy happens, Ill be back, Jones said Wednesday in an interview with FOX Sports Florida.
Jones said after the Heat won the championship last season he most...
Contrary to what his recent play would suggest, Kevin Garnett is no spring chicken. At 36 years old, I believe he’s played more minutes than any active player not named Kobe Bryant (and Kobe’s only got him by about a thousand—both players have put in better than 50,000 over the course of their careers). Still, if given free range to gather himself and only a late-arriving...
While LeBron James had a historic line his 40 points, 18 rebounds and 9 assists, the other James on the Miami Heat had a spotlight moment for all the wrong reasons during Game 4 of the Indiana-Miami Eastern Conference semifinals. Watch James Jones miss a dunk attempt by two and a half feet in the nearing [...]
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Pierce and James Jones were tagged with double technical fouls after a hard foul by Jones that Pierce took umbrage to with 7:59 remaining. Pierce got in Jones' face as referees separated them.
Less than a minute later, Pierce and Dwyane Wade earned a double technical for a dust-up when Wade ran hard into a Pierce screen trying...
THE OL' FOREARM SHIVER
Seldom-used Miami Heat forward James Jones gave kids a quick lesson on how not to box out Thursday night against the Bulls. Known as a three-point specialist, Jones doesn’t often find himself in the lane battling for rebounds. That much is obvious. For some reason, he decided to mix it up a little in what could (should) end up being the NBA Eastern Conference Finals preview...
Heat reserve James Jones has been ejected from Thursday night's Miami-Chicago game after committing a flagrant foul against the Bulls' Joakim Noah.
The hit came with 6:05 left in the first half. Chicago's Luol Deng missed a 3-pointer, and Jones stretched out both arms while trying to move Noah out of the way for a rebound. Replays showed Jones made contact around Noah...
Via AP on Fox
April 19, 2012
Miami's James Jones will defend his title in the 3-point contest against a field that includes All-Stars Kevin Love and Joe Johnson and teammate Mario Chalmers.
Ryan Anderson of the host Orlando Magic and New Jersey's Anthony Morrow round out the roster for the Feb. 25 contest during All-Star Saturday night.
The Heat have won three of the past five titles in the event....
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2012
The Miami HEAT announced today that they have re-signed free agent forward James Jones.