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|July 14 1:06 PM PT2:06 PM MT3:06 PM CT4:06 PM ET20:06 GMT4:06 1:06 PM MST3:06 PM EST0:06 UAE (+1)22:0616:06 ET3:06 PM CT19:06 - The Boston Celtics acquired Jones from the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday along with a second-round draft pick and cash. The Celtics will send the Thunder a conditional second-round pick. Boston gets the 2019 second-rounder Oklahoma City had acquired from the Detroit Pistons.
Analysis: Jones, a 6-foot-11 forward, played 43 games last season and averaged 4.3 points and 1.8 rebounds in 14.7 minutes a game. In a three-game stretch early last season with Kevin Durant out with an injury, Jones averaged 22.7 points and 5.0 rebounds and shot 52 percent. He then injured his knee and was out for 13 games. He never regained his form, and did not play in most of the games after the All-Star break. He was the 28th pick in the 2012 draft.
|Nov. 9 7:02 PM PT8:02 PM MT9:02 PM CT10:02 PM ET3:02 GMT11:02 8:02 PM MST10:02 PM EST7:02 UAE (+1)04:0222:02 ET9:02 PM CT1:02 - Jones returned with a scoreless effort Friday.
Analysis: Jones hadn't played since Nov. 4 due to a right knee contusion.
|Oct. 31 10:40 PM PT11:40 PM MT12:40 AM CT1:40 AM ET5:40 GMT13:40 10:40 PM MST12:40 AM EST9:40 UAE06:401:40 ET11:40 PM CT3:40 - Jones scored a career-high 32 points in a 93-90 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday.
Analysis: With Kevin Durant out and Russell Westbrook suffering a hand injury Thursday, someone will have to score for the Thunder. Jones might just be that guy.
|July 14 1:26 PM PT2:26 PM MT3:26 PM CT4:26 PM ET20:26 GMT4:26 1:26 PM MST3:26 PM EST0:26 UAE (+1)22:2616:26 ET3:26 PM CT19:26 - The Oklahoma City Thunder say Jones has had arthroscopic surgery on his right knee.
Analysis: The Thunder said Monday in a news release announcing he had surgery that Jones is expected to be sidelined for four to six weeks before resuming offseason activities. Other details were not revealed. Jones appeared in 62 games during the past season and averaged 3.5 points and 1.8 rebounds per game.