Jones lives in Los Angeles and he lights up when he talks about getting to be with his teammates every day. He wants to get back into an NBA camp or try to go overseas. Jones would welcome a return to Oklahoma City, where his uncle still lives. Jones is having fun again playing basketball, with the BIG3 providing the platform. “It’s been a tough road for sure, but things are definitely looking better,” Jones said. “I’m healthy again and it’s kinda cool to be able to play the game I love regardless of the number of people on the court.
Chris Reichert: The Iowa Wolves have acquired Perry Jones III as a returning player. They also waived Tony Parker #GLeague
Chris Reichert: Perry Jones III has signed with the NBA D-League and will rejoin the Iowa Energy, league source tells @The_Step_Back #NBADL
Chris Reichert: Russian club BC Khimki announces they have parted ways with Perry Jones III. He's now a FA again. The Iowa Energy hold his NBADL rights
BC Khimki added American power forward Perry James Jones III to the roster. The contract has been agreed for one season. The 25 years old player arrives from the NBA D-League, where he played for Iowa Energy and Oklahoma City Blue. Before that, he played for the Oklahoma City Thunder in the NBA for 3 years, after joining from Baylor Bears of the NCAA.
David 'Dubi' Pick: Former OKC Thunder draftee Perry Jones III agreed to audition for Russian power-club Khimki Moscow, via source.
September 21, 2021 | 2:49 am EDT Update
Who would Wolves staff consider to be early candidates for the most improved player on the roster? 2) Do the Wolves see McKinley Wright IV as a sort of “Pat Bev-in-training”? 3) Will there really be a concerted effort to apply full-court defensive pressure? — @Tresio The two players I have heard a lot of buzz about looking great in workouts: McDaniels and (drum roll, please) … Russell. Sounds like he is locked in right now.
The 21-year-old guard should thrive in pick-and-roll action with Jarrett Allen and Evan Mobley as rim rollers, while the addition of Lauri Markkanen, who shot 40.2 percent from downtown last season, will help space the floor and open pick-and-pop opportunities. “I think Garland’s kind of gotten lost in the shuffle in terms of people knowing who he is because of Colin Sexton,” an NBA scout opined. “If he stays healthy, I like picking him.”
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I have heard A-Rod and the new ownership is bully on the Wolves. What major moves do you predict they will make to improve the product in the next couple years? — @SPORTSviKINGs17 So far, it appears like the immediate target is just modernizing things, bringing a franchise that has often been at the back of the pack to more of the cutting edge when it comes to technology and innovation — that sort of thing. Of course, the main goal will be to make the Timberwolves more competitive on the floor, but I think there is a real emphasis on everything around the basketball, as well. What can be done to change the perception of the organization? They are taking a long look at culture and values and defining characteristics. Those might seem like mumbo jumbo to dyed-in-the-wool hoop heads, but those are things that Lore and Rodriguez are very familiar with in their other businesses. They can dive in on them right away as they work to get up to speed on the intricacies of basketball, the collective bargaining agreement and the team in general.