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Perry Jones III still searching for his niche after two seasons

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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Thunder F Perry Jones III Puts On Dunking Display (Video)

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. H/T PTP
Via Thacover2
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Thunder F Perry Jones III Puts On Dunking Display (Video)

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. H/T PTP
Via BlackSportsOnline
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Perry Jones III shows off his incredible dunking skills

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:
Via Pass The Pill
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Brooks Finally Uses Small Lineup To Stop Losing Streak Against Heat

Scott Brooks used a small lineup after the Oklahoma City Thunder fell behind 22-4 in the first six minutes of Wednesday's over the Miami Heat. Brooks used Perry Jones III instead of Kendrick Perkins to match up better with the athleticism of the Heat. “I thought to win this game that we had to make a decision to go with a smaller lineup,” Brooks explained. “It’s just...
Via RealGM
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

OKC erases early 18-point hole to beat Heat, 112-95

No matter how much they tried, no matter how much they insisted Wednesday’s clash wasn’t about them, neither Kevin Durant nor LeBron James could deflect or downplay the attention from their head-to-head duel. When you coupled the magnitude of their matchup with their respective place in the game, perhaps even history, it was going to take an act of God to turn Thunder-Heat into...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Perry Jones III disses Instagram commenter with mom joke

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 — The...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant's actions as loud as his words in win over Rockets

Perry Jones III hadn’t been in the game 90 seconds. But Kevin Durant didn’t like what he was seeing. And so the Thunder star called over his second-year teammate, pulling him off the lane during a free-throw attempt despite OKC owning a 15-point lead. “Wake your (blankety blank) up,” Durant barked at Jones near the scorer’s table. No one needed to give Durant a wake...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Knicks PossibleTrades: Tyson Chandler to OKC?

Oklahoma City Thunder: Tyson Chandler and a 2nd round pick to OKC for Perry Jones III, Ryan Gomes, Kendrick Perkins and a 2014 first round pick. Great pick up for OKC who could instantly insert Tyson into their lineup as the defensive anchor they need. Tyson still could be that player if put in the right situation. Obviously NY is not in the situation to utilize the talent of Tyson...
Via Knickswag
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Thunder Perry Jones remains confident after frustrating rookie season

As his name continued to tumble down the 2012 NBA Draft board Perry Jones III saw the Thunder selecting at No. 28 and looked right past a young team loaded at his position. “It was a surprise to me because I didn't think I'd be here in a million years” Jones told the OKC media days after he was selected with that first-round pick. “Actually on draft night when the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder: OKC Should Trade For Marcin Gortat

Oklahoma City Thunder: OKC Should Trade For Marcin Gortat By Brandon Hartman: VP and Senior Writer at HoopStuff Oklahoma City Receives: Marcin Gortat, Gerald Green Phoenix Receives: Kendrick Perkins, Jeremy Lamb, Perry Jones III One thing every NBA fan knows is that the Oklahoma City Thunder are and have been for the last couple seasons, a few decent roster moves away from being...
Via HoopStuff
September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Perry Jones Unlikely To Play In Summer League, Ryan Reid Added To Thunder Roster

Perry Jones III is unlikely to participate in the Orlando Pro Summer League with the Oklahoma City Thunder. Jones underwent an oral procedure this week to remedy an infection. The Thunder added Ryan Reid to the Summer League Roster.
Via RealGM
July 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Jackson, Adams, Lajmb, Jones, Roberson Headline Thunder Summer League Roster

The Oklahoma City Thunder announced their 2013 Summer League Roster this week. Steven Adams, Jeremy Lamb, Perry Jones III, DeAndre Liggins, Grant Jerrett, Andre Roberson, Reggie Jackson and Daniel Orton headline the Thunder team.
Via RealGM
July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

NBA Rumor: Thunder Continue To Be Linked To Varejao

Chuck Myron at HoopsRumors.com discussed the Thunder being linked yet again to Cavaliers forward/center Anderson Varejao in trade talks. It’s the usual suspects in trade pieces with rookies Jeremy Lamb and Perry Jones III as well as Toronto’s top-three protected first-round pick in the upcoming draft being mentioned. “The Thunder have been frequently mentioned as a potential...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Perry Jones III Assigned To D-League

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.
Via RealGM
December 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Thunder Quickly Figuring Out How To Use Perry Jones

Perry Jones III led the Thunder in scoring, making six of his 11 attempts while hitting twice from three.
Via RealGM
October 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Perry Jones III Appears Instantly Ready For Rotation Minutes

Perry Jones III could begin to take some of the minutes that had been going to Daequan Cook in the Oklahoma City Thunder rotation.
Via RealGM
October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder:NBA Offseason (draft, trades, and free agency)

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...
Via roundballchat.com
September 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Grading the Oklahoma City Thunder Off-Season

  The Oklahoma City Thunder were destined for big things in 2012, but only one team stood in their way: the Miami Heat. Even though they lost out to the Heat, the Thunder are poised for another phenomenal season, but how did they do in their off-season? Additions and Subtractions: Drafted Perry Jones III; re-signed [...]
Via The NBA Passionista
September 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Which Oklahoma City Thunder Player Will Break Out During the 2012-2013 Season?

The Oklahoma City Thunder are used to developing young players that seemingly break onto the scene out of nowhere. With Kevin Durant as the exception, no other player on the roster was expected to reach the type of potential that the like of James Harden and Serge Ibaka have. The Thunder’s uncanny, and almost systematic way of developing their players has given them a roster full...
Via MyTeamRivals.com
September 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Is Former Baylor Perry Jones III a great fit for the 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...
Via CJ Sports NFL Talk
August 22, 2012  |  Discuss
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