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Heat sign James Jones

 
Knicks forward Julius Randle speaks on 2OT win over Celtics
No firm timetable yet for return of Bulls guard Coby White
Deandre Ayton speaks on lack of Suns extension agreement
G League: Raptors 905 coaching staff announced
Pelicans and Jonas Valanciunas agree to contract extension
Jaylen Brown had some breathing issues due to COVID-19
Jim Boylen named head coach of November 2021 USA Basketball World Cup Qualifying Team
DeMar DeRozan buys new Chicago mansion
Celtics re-sign Jabari Parker
Timberwolves exercise contract options on Anthony Edwards and Jaden McDaniels
Raptors exercise contract options on Precious Achiuwa and Malachi Flynn
Lakers add Avery Bradley via waiver wire
Hawks sign Kevin Huerter to contract extension
Pacers sign Malcolm Brogdon to contract extension
Grizzlies sign Jaren Jackson Jr. to contract extension
Rockets add Garrison Mathews, waive Anthony Lamb
Spurs exercise contract options on Keldon Johnson and Devin Vassell
Hornets waive Wes Iwundu
Lakers sign Jay Huff to two-way contract
Celtics sign Brodric Thomas to two-way contract
Raptors waive forward Ishmail Wainright
Memphis Grizzlies waive Kris Dunn, David Stockton and Matthew Hurt
OKC Thunder waive Mamadi Diakite, Justin Jaworski and Oliver Sarr
Trail Blazers waive Patrick Patterson, Marquese Chriss and Quinn Cook
Timberwolves waive forward Vince Edwards
Orlando Magic waive Admiral Schofield, B.J. Johnson, Jeff Dowtin and Hassani Gravett
Utah Jazz waive forward Nino Johnson
Mavericks waive Justin Jackson and EJ Onu
Sacramento Kings exercise contract option on Tyrese Haliburton
Dallas Mavericks sign Justin Jackson and E.J. Onu
Dallas Mavericks waive Carlik Jones, Feron Hunt and Tyrell Terry
Miami Heat waive DJ Stewart, Javonte Smart, Micah Potter and Dru Smith
Rockets sign Daishen Nix, waive Marcus Foster
Atlanta Hawks exercise contract options on De’Andre Hunter, Cam Reddish and Onyeka Okongwu
Timberwolves waive Brian Bowen II, Chris Silva, Matt Lewis and Isaiah Miller
Grizzlies sign David Stockton, waive Ahmad Caver
Kings waive forward Emanuel Terry
Timberwolves sign forward Vince Edwards
Lakers waive Joel Ayayi, Chaundee Brown Jr., Cameron Oliver and Trevelin Queen
Pelicans waive John Petty Jr.
Utah Jazz sign forward Nino Johnson
Utah Jazz waive Derrick Alston Jr., Marques Bolden and MaCio Teague
Charlotte Hornets waive Jalen Crutcher and Cameron McGriff
Rockets sign Armoni Brooks and Marcus Foster, waive Tyler Bey
Grizzlies sign Ahmad Caver and Matthew Hurt, waive Sean McDermott and Romeo Weems
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| July 9, 2008

Heat sign James JonesThe Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed free agent guard/forward James Jones. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Jones, 6’8”, 220 pounds, shot 44.4 percent from three-point range last season finishing with the third-best mark in the NBA. The five-year NBA veteran appeared in 58 games (three starts) for the Portland Trail Blazers last season and averaged 8.0 points and 2.8 rebounds in 22.0 minutes while shooting 43.7 percent from the field and 87.8 percent from the foul line. He shot at least 50 percent from beyond the arc 31 times with his best effort coming on April 15 as he tied his single-game career-high with six three-point field goals made.

Prior to his stint in Portland, Jones spent the previous two seasons with the Phoenix Suns appearing in 151 games (31 starts) and during the 2005-06 season, averaged a career-best 9.3 points per game while connecting on a career-best 110 three-point field goals made.

Jones, a local Miami product, was originally drafted in the second round of the 2003 NBA Draft with the 49th pick by the Indiana Pacers. He spent four years at the University of Miami, finishing his colligate career with the Hurricanes ranked third in blocked shots (192) and in games played (122) and 11th in scoring (1,356). Jones also attended American Senior High School in Miami and was named as the Class 6A Player of the Year in Florida in 1999.


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