Damon Jones

#8PG,
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 195
Born:
College: Houston
Birth Place: Galveston, Texas
Draft: Undrafted
  • Will the MVP of first NBA finals three-match be someone who had no part in first two Cavs-Warriors battles?
    SportsDay

    Will the MVP of first NBA finals three-match be someone who had no part in first two Cavs-Warriors battles?

    Is this like the doctor's appointment made long ago that you couldn't avoid or the final chapter in a great book you don't want to put down? Either way, Cavs-Warriors III -- to no one's surprise -- has arrived. Ten thoughts as we ponder whether the inevitable battle can produce the great series that NBA fans deserve after suffering through three rounds of less than memorable playoffs. 1. Do Mavericks fans still feel disdain for LeBron James dating to the finals six years ago? Does Kevin Durant's flagrant foul of Justin Anderson in last year's first-round series create any local animosity? Better questions: Anyone still remember those finals? Anyone remember Anderson? My guess is that there is

  • NBA Mock Draft 2017: Jawun Evans pegged to Hawks at No. 31
    Peachtree Hoops

    NBA Mock Draft 2017: Jawun Evans pegged to Hawks at No. 31

    The Atlanta Hawks hold the No. 19, No. 31 and No. 60 picks in the 2017 NBA Draft and, as you may expect, the great majority of focus has been on the team’s first-round selection. However, the No. 31 overall pick is exceedingly valuable given the way that NBA contracts are structured and the good folks at DraftExpress put up a mock draft updated over the weekend that includes a fascinating choice for Atlanta. That pick is Oklahoma State point guard Jawun Evans. For reference, the same mock has the Hawks selecting Creighton big man Justin Patton at No. 19. While that would not be a surprise based on other mock drafts, Evans even being available at No. 31 shouldn’t be considered a given. Sam Vecenie