PERRY JONES III RUMORS

Perry Jones III Given a Fresh Start with the Boston Celtics

Perry Jones III was disapointing for the Oklahoma City Thunder despite his incredible length and athleticism. He will be looking to make an impact for the Boston Celtics this season. 
Via CLNS Radio
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Perry Jones the odd man out?

The Boston Celtics have an extremely crowded frontcourt, with over half a dozen bigs all fighting for minutes at power forward and center. They also have 16 guaranteed contracts on a roster that's only allowed 15 players. Between now and opening day, they can make trades to balance things out a bit, or waive/stretch a player to appropriately trim the roster.If no trade happens,...
Via FOX Sports
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

The Boston Reboot of Perry Jones III

On July 14, the Oklahoma City Thunder and Boston Celtics completed a trade that sent forward Perry Jones III and Detroit’s 2019 second-round pick to Boston in exchange for a conditional second-round pick in 2018. Coming out of Baylor, I didn’t know much about Jones and didn’t expect much, still I have loosely followed his progress, or lack thereof, since he was drafted into...
Via The Lottery Mafia
July 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston's decision to acquire Perry Jones III was low-risk and smart

The Boston Celtics acquired Perry Jones III, a 2019 second-round pick and cash from the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday, in a trade that makes sense for both sides. The Celtics get one season of a talented player at the end of his rookie-scale contract for basically nothing and the Thunder cut their luxury tax bill.It's a win-win. But being that Boston actually received a player...
Via FOX Sports
July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Celtics acquire Perry Jones from Thunder for draft pick

BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics acquired forward Perry Jones III from the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday along with a second-round draft pick and cash. The Celtics will send the Thunder a conditional second-round pick. Boston gets the 2019 second-rounder Oklahoma City had acquired from the Detroit Pistons. Jones, a 6-foot-11 forward, played 43 games last season and averaged 4.3 points...
Via Associated Press
July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Celtics get Perry Jones III from Thunder

BOSTON (AP) The Boston Celtics acquired forward Perry Jones III from the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday along with a second-round draft pick and cash. The Celtics will send the Thunder a conditional second-round pick. Boston gets the 2019 second-rounder Oklahoma City had acquired from the Detroit Pistons. Jones, a 6-foot-11 forward, played 43 games last season and averaged 4.3...
Via Associated Press
July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Breaking News: Celtics acquire Perry Jones III from OKC

Celtics will be acquiring Perry Jones, a second round pick and cash from Oklahoma City. Not really giving up anything. Tax deal for OKC. — Steve Bulpett (@SteveBHoop) July 14, 2015 The Thunder will receive a protected second-round pick from Boston and a trade exception of about $2.1 million. But this is a salary dump. — Darnell Mayberry (@DarnellMayberry) July 14, 2015 ...
Via Red's Army
July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Celtics trade for Perry Jones III from the Thunder

Celtics will be acquiring Perry Jones, a second round pick and cash from Oklahoma City. Not really giving up anything. Tax deal for OKC. — Steve Bulpett (@SteveBHoop) July 14, 2015Perry Jones III was the player many Celtics fans wanted Danny to draft instead of Fab Melo. Jones hasn't done much in his few years in the NBA (which is still a lot more than Fab Melo did). I expect...
Via Celtics Life
July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Celtics Acquire Perry Jones From Thunder

The Boston Celtics and Oklahoma City Thunder have agreed upon a trade involving Perry Jones III. The Thunder will save approximately $7 million on the luxury tax by unloading Jones. Jones was the 28th overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft out of Baylor and has a career PER of 8.5 in 1,675 career minutes.
Via RealGM
July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Thunder Likely To Shop Steve Novak, Perry Jones III

The Oklahoma City thunder are expected to shop Steve Novak and Perry Jones III in trade scenarios with the team over the luxury tax. The Thunder currently are on pace to have a $24 million luxury tax payment at the end of next season. Oklahoma City matched the Blazers' offer sheet for Enes Kanter.
Via RealGM
July 12, 2015  |  Discuss
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