Mavericks Recall Dominique Jones
- For Immediate Release
- January 2, 2011
DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks announced today that they have recalled guard Dominique Jones from the Texas Legends of the NBA Development League.
Jones (6-5, 215) was originally the 25th overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft by the Memphis Grizzlies. The Mavericks acquired his rights from Memphis in exchange for cash considerations in a draft day trade.
Jones was assigned to the Texas Legends on November 30 and played 10 games with the club. He averaged 18.7 points, 5.2 rebounds and 5.0 assists in 37.5 minutes. He shot 43.6% from the field, 38.5% from the 3-point range and 85.9% from the free throw line.
With Dallas, Jones has played in nine games and has averages of 0.9 points, 0.6 rebounds and 0.6 assists in 6.2 minutes.
The Lake Wales, Florida native finished his three-year career at South Florida ranked fifth in career scoring (1,797 points), first in free throws attempted (615) and fifth in both field goals made (592) and attempted (1,339). He was named First Team All-Big East as a junior when he averaged 21.4 points, 6.1 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 1.7 steals per game.