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Tyus Jones
Position: G
Born: 05/10/96
Height: 6-1 / 1.85
Weight:190 lbs. / 86.2 kg.
Salary: $1,339,680
The tide became more treacherous in June when Thibodeau’s new regime used the No. 5 pick to select another point guard, Kris Dunn of Providence. Not only does Dunn play the same position, but he’s the opposite of Jones. At 6’4″, 210 pounds, he has at least two inches and almost 20 pounds on his smaller counterpart. “I really didn’t know what to think,” Jones said. “I just decided to look at it as just another reason why I had to prove myself.”
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From a star at Duke, in the bastion of stability in Durham, North Carolina, to NBA limbo before his career had even gotten off the ground. The friend and mentor who’d acquired him on draft night was now gone, and there was a new sheriff in town—a grumpy, gravelly-voiced, take-no-prisoners sheriff. “It’s a great example of how nothing stays the same in the NBA,” one rival executive told Bleacher Report. “He could still be at Duke, and everything would be very calm, stable and known. And he probably would’ve ended up in the first round whenever he left. “Now,” the executive said, “he’s out in the choppy waters of the league.”