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The second-highest scorer in the Champions League last season for Pinar Karsiyaka (18.8 points to 51.7%, 6.6 rebounds) is a new player on the Monaco Basketball team. Jarrod Jones (2.05m, 28), joins the vice-champions of the French League and finalists of the BCL last season.
Jarrod Jones participated in this year’s NBA Summer League, signing a card (31 points, 8 rebounds) July 12 in Las Vegas against the Pelicans. After leaving Ball State (2012, 14.7 pts, 8.7 rebounds in seniors), He started his pro career in BC Kiev (2012/13), before heading to the Hungarian championship where he was champion in 2013 and crowned for a second time in 2016 after a short stint in the JA Vichy Basket Pro B (8 games at 11.8 pts and 53.4%, 3.8 rebounds, 19.8 mn / match).
In February 2018, under the jersey of Karsiyaka, Jones scored 21 points against the Roca Team (9/12 in the titles, 3/4 to 3 points), in the only defeat of the Roca Team in the group stage of the Champions League (76-84). A complete and talented player, with a solid shoot, Jarrod Jones can play 1 on 1 under the circle and has the athletic qualities to help the rebound and defence, the Monaco team said.
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