[Guide] Since Jones replaced Asik and entered the team’s starting lineup, he has been getting better and better in a few games, and he has given all the credit for it
It is all due to the help of teammates and the support experienced in NBDL.
On November 22, , the moment McHale decided to end the twin-tower tactical experiment, Terrence Jones’ opportunity came.
Jones, who replaced Asik into the starting power forward, performed exceptionally well.
And he thinks it is due to the help of his teammates and his rookie experience in NBDL.
In the preseason at the beginning of the season, the Rockets were trying the lineup with Howard, and the combination of Jones and Warcraft performed very well.
But when Asik returned from injury, he was no longer seen until the Rockets lost consecutive games under the influence of the Twin Towers combination. Head coach McHale decided to give Jones a chance, but he took it well.
“I just wanted to try and help my team win,” Jones said. “When I didn’t get a chance to play, we were kind of struggling. I just wanted to play and give my best. I think we
The transition from defense to offense is pretty good. I just work every day and use what I learn from Howard in practice.”
So far this season, Jones has averaged 8.8 points and 5.3 rebounds per game.
And he’s been pretty good lately. In the four games he’s started, the Rockets are 49 when he’s on the floor and -17 when he’s not.
He is proving that he is also capable of becoming another good player beside Warcraft.
“I just want to make the most of the opportunity to make myself better, and if it means going to the NBDL, I will do it.” Jones said, “It keeps my focus and can always
To be ready for the game and to apply what I learned from training to the field.”
“Jeremy Lin and James, they text me a lot, pay attention to my performance, and watch the games I participate in as much as possible, let me know that they are paying attention to me, and the whole team is supporting me, which is also very beneficial to me.
’” Jones continued.