Tyus Jones, born on May 10, 1996), native of Apple Valley, MN, Minnesota, USA, is an American professional basketball player who serves as a point guard and plays for the Memphis Grizzlies of the NBA.
Location: G (No. 21)
Height: 1.83 meters / 6 feet 0
Weight: 89 kg/196 lbs
Team: Memphis Grizzlies
School: Duke University
Draft: 24th pick in the first round of 2015
Studied at Duke University in college and averaged 31 minutes per game, scoring 28 points and 8 assists. He won the 2012 Minnesota Men’s Basketball Gatorade Player of the Year.
In the 2015 NBA Draft, he was selected by the Cliff Cavaliers with the 24th overall pick in the first round, and was later traded to the Minnesota Forest. Jones is a point guard with a maturity beyond his peers. He rarely makes wrong decisions on the court. In the pick-and-roll, Jones’s jumper is extremely lethal, but the disadvantage is that he does not have the speed and explosive power of a top point guard. Average physical condition, strong offensive decision-making ability. Jones signed a three-year contract with the Memphis Grizzlies on July 11, 2019.