Wing of 203 cm for 89 kg of Searcy, Arkansas, in the last season at the Bahcesehir in Turkey won the Fiba Europe Cup, beating Reggio Emilia in the final
SASSARI. Dinamo announces on the official website that it has reached an agreement for the engagement of the American Jamal Jones, born in 1993, a 203 cm winger for 89 kg from Searcy Arkansas, in the last season at the Bahcesehir in Turkey, where he won the Fiba Europe Cup, beating Reggio Emilia in the final. We really liked his ability to be in a very competitive group with many strong players and to be ready in the decisive moments of the season. He impressed him for his athleticism, for his skill in waiting for the moment of the match and for being perfectly intertwined with Bendzius. An eclectic, multipurpose player who can defend from 1 to 4, he has always leveled up every year, has always taken one more step and has responded with great enthusiasm to the call from Dinamo.
Federico Pasquini’s comment: «It was our first choice, he immediately convinced us for all the characteristics that can be fully married with our way of building the team and understanding basketball. He is a great athlete, a super defender, but above all he is a boy who is growing, who is becoming aware of his means and who has always raised the level of him. He was decisive this year in the key moments of the season, he is very versatile, we are convinced that as a protagonist he will be able to do even better and in our opinion he fits perfectly with Bendzius and with the quintet we want to build ».
Career: After starting his college career with Ole Miss, moving from Lee with the Flames, Jones closes in the prestigious Texas A&M university with 13.9 points and 51% of wins. Chosen in the G-League draft, he plays a full season with Delaware before making his European debut in Lille in French Pro-B and returning to America. In 2017 he is the top scorer of the Finnish championship with over 22 points per game, before arriving in Italy in Verona in A2 with Tezenis. Following season in Greece between Paok and Ionikos, then the arrival in Turkey at Bahcesehir with whom he plays 3 consecutive championships, demonstrating his growth and his ability to play important games. He has played the Fiba Europe Cup twice, winning the last edition and the Eurocup in 2020-2021.