Jones was drafted in the second round by the New Orleans Pelicans with the 35th overall pick in the 2021 NBA Draft. He rose up draft boards with his 2021 SEC Player of the Year season and hasn't stopped improving now that he's in the NBA.
Jones is on the brink of joining elite company this season in New Orleans. After playing his way into a starting role and averaging almost 30 minutes per game as a rookie, he has made quite the name for himself on the stat sheet.
Former Alabama basketball guard Kira Lewis Jr. is out indefinitely after tearing his ACL on Wednesday night, during the Pelicans vs Nuggets game.
Lewis was drafted No. 13 overall in the 2020 NBA Draft by the New Orleans Pelicans. Slowly b...