Upside is a crazy word that is thrown around way too much in sports, especially in basketball. We fantasize over how good a player could potentially be rather than what a player realistically will be. Because in sports not everything works out. And that holds true for Thunder forward Perry Jones III, so far. After […]
Oklahoma City Thunder: Not Giving Up On Perry Jones - Hoops...
After two seasons, Perry Jones III is still searching.
Searching to find who he is as a player. Searching to find what he does best. Searching to find ways he can bring it with regularity.
“There’s a lot of things I can do on the basketball court, and there’s a lot of things I can do with the ball,” Jones confidently said. “I just got to go out there and find my niche...
Perry Jones III might have sealed his ticket for next years slam dunk contest.
The Oklahoma Thunder forward followed in the steps of LeBron James and Anthony Davis by putting on a dunking display during a workout and posted it to his Instagram page. Jones III gets up so high that it seems like the rim is lower than 10-feet.
It may not be very long until Oklahoma City Thunder forward Perry Jones III finds himself in the NBA’s Slam Dunk Contest. Jones posted a video of him doing a plethora of dunks on his Instagram account during a workout this morning and it was very impressive. Maybe next year Perry. Check it out:
For those of you who continue to believe that NBA players don’t read their Instagram/Twitter accounts, you might be shocked to learn that some actually do.
Check out the below photo of an Instagram comment that Oklahoma City Thunder Perry Jones III said to a fan who decided to diss him:
Perry Jones III is responding to some haters on Instagram: pic.twitter.com/UZmYUCiUIC
Perry Jones III has appeared in 10 games for the Thunder averaging 1.2 points and 1.4 rebounds in 7.6 minutes per game.
December 03, 2012
Perry Jones III led the Thunder in scoring, making six of his 11 attempts while hitting twice from three.
Perry Jones III could begin to take some of the minutes that had been going to Daequan Cook in the Oklahoma City Thunder rotation.
Oklahoma City: NBA Draft Grade A-
(28) Perry Jones III
The Thunder only had one draft pick but they could have gotten the steal of the draft. With one of the last picks of the 1st round the Thunder took Perry Jones III from Baylor. If Jones had declared after his freshman season he would have been a top 5 pick. A medical report caused him to slip all the way to Thunder...
When you first think of a guy who can fit the Thunder as a team and an organization, you think of a couple of words: Humble, grounded, mature, and young. A lot goes into scouting a player that will fit the Thunder well, besides their talent level. The guy who sets the example for that is Kevin Durant, as he has been a low-key and humble kind of guy that is the face of the franchise...