Jones is a power forward. He spent the first four seasons in the Rockets after entering the NBA. So he can be regarded as an old rocket minister. He signed with the Rockets on February 23, when the Rockets offered a short 10-day contract. Since returning to the Rockets, he has played only one game, against the Hornets at the end of February. He has only played one minute.
After signing Jones, 14 Rockets were in the contract.
Before joining the Rockets again, Jones played for the Bay Hawks in the NBA Development League. He averaged 23.5 points, 9.4 rebounds, 5.8 assists and 1.5 steals in 24 games. The data are quite comprehensive.
Jones played 233 regular-season games in the NBA, 179 of which were for the Rockets. His career average was 10.4 points, 5.7 rebounds and 1.2 blocked shots. His shooting percentage was 50.1%.
For the Rockets, the final stage of the regular season is the result sprint to prepare for a better playoff ranking. Although Jones may not be in the Rocketsrotation plan, but anyway, Jones is still in good condition, able to adapt to the NBA game, familiar with the atmosphere of the Rockets, in some games he may be able to play, reserve so. A player, and only at the cost of a 10-day contract, is not a risky operation for the Rockets.
At present, the Rockets are 38-25, ranking fifth in the west, only one difference from the fourth pioneer.