Heat re-sign forward James Jones

James Jones

The Miami Heat announced today that they have re-signed free agent forward James Jones. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Jones has appeared in 447 regular season career games (73 starts) over eight seasons. During his NBA career, with four different teams, he has averaged 6.3 points, 2.3 rebounds and 18.9 minutes while shooting 40.2 percent from the field, 40.2 percent from three-point range and 85.7 percent from the foul line. He has scored in double-figures on 114 occasions and has shot at least 82 percent from the foul line every season of his career.

During the last three seasons with the Heat, Jones appeared in 157 regular season games (15 starts) averaging 5.0 points, 1.5 rebounds and 17.1 minutes while shooting 39.7 percent from the field, 40.8 percent from three-point range and 83.2 percent from the foul line. The 2010 NBA All-Star Three-Point Shootout Champion ranks among Miami’s all-time leaders, placing fourth in three-point field goal percentage, 15th in three-point field goals made (193) and 19th three-point field goal attempts (473).

Jones originally signed with the Heat as a free agent on July 9, 2008 before being waived by the club on June 29, 2010. He was then re-signed on July 19, 2010 before becoming a free agent for the 2011-12 season.

Author: Inside Hoops

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