Herbert Jones was born on October 6, 1998) in his hometown of Greensboro, Alabama. He is an American professional basketball player. He joined the NBA on July 29, 2021 and currently plays for the NBA New Orleans Pelicans as a small forward .
Location: F (No. 5)
Height: 1.98 meters / 6 feet 6
Weight: 93 kg/206 lbs
Team: New Orleans Pelicans
School: University of Alabama
Draft: No. 5 pick in the second round of 2021
Studied at the University of Alabama in college (senior season) averaged 11.2 points, 6.6 rebounds, 3.3 assists, 1.7 steals and 1.1 blocks per game. On April 8, 2021, Jones declared for the 2021 NBA Draft, forgoing his extra year of college eligibility.
Selected by the New Orleans Pelicans with the 35th overall pick in the second round of the 2021 NBA Draft. Jones is a slender forward and guard swingman with very good physical fitness and strong explosive power. He can both fast break the ball and use his body to complete the finish.