Tyus Jones

Tyus Jones is an American professional Basketball player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Tyus Jones is an American professional Basketball player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of 2019, Tyus Jones currently plays for the Minnesota Timberwolves as their Point guard.

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  • An American professional basketball player.

Tyus Jones Day-to-Day with Sprained Left Ankle

Minnesota guard Tyus Jones will wear a boot on his sprained left ankle for several days, and his return will be considered day-to-day. He sustained his injury while driving to the basket late in the third quarter of the Timberwolves’ 42-point loss to Philadelphia on Tuesday.

Early Life of Tyus Jones

Tyus Jones was born in Burnsville, Minnesota as Tyus Robert Jones. His father’s name is Rob Jones and mother’s name is Debbie Jones. He belongs to a basketball family. As per his nationality, he is American. He has mixed ethnicity. Further, his star sign is Taurus. He grew up along with his brother Jadee and Reggie.

He attended in Apple Vally in Minnesota where he played for his high school basketball team. After his high school graduation, he joined Duke University men’s basketball team in 2014.

Career of Tyus Jones

Tyus Jones career starts getting polished along with time. He entered his 2012-13 junior season as the national class of 2014’s top-ranked basketball player as reported by ESPN and his career in the junior season started. He was listed second by Sports Illustrated columnist Frank Burlison on August 16, 2012. He was able to become one of 10 USA Today preseason All-USA selections along with Aaron Gordon, Andrew Harrison, Aaron Harrison, Kasey Hill, Okafor, Parker, Julius Randle, Noah Vonleh, Andrew Wiggins.

His career sparked even more after he got into senior season. He was co-MVP for 2013 Under Armour Elite 24 All-star game’s winning team. Actually, his high school career ended after defending state champion Apple Valley lost to Cretin-Derham Hall High School 89-77 in double overtime in the Class 4A Section 3 championship despite 35 points from him on March 6, 2014. He was the winner of skills competition at the McDonald’s All-American Game on March 31, 2014.

His career in college made him even more polished. He was named to the All-ACC third team and was among a trio that was the first to be selected to the All-ACC Freshman first team following the 2014–15 Atlantic Coast Conference men’s basketball season. In his professional career, he has been affiliated with Minnesota Timberwolves from 2015 to present.

Awards and Achievements of Tyus Jones

Even though Tyus Jones is his early twenties, he has achieved a lot. He was selected to the 10-man Team USA for the 17th annual Nike Hoop Summit on April 12, 2014, at the Moda Center. Similarly, On March 17, he won Associated Press Co-Player of the Year.

Net Worth of Tyus Jones

As of NBA Star, Tyus Jones has an estimated net worth of over $1.63 million. He reportedly signed a 4-year contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves in 2015. Further, the NBA player has an average salary of $3,573,204 annually at present.

Personal Life of Tyus Jones

He was said to be in a relationship with his high school girlfriend Alyssa Goehner. However, news and rumors declare that the couple has already broken up for more than a year. Hence, nothing to be said for sure about his dating life. Some sources also say that he has been in on and off relationship with Carrie Yeakey.

Body Measurements of Tyus Jones

According to the official website of the National Basketball Association, he stands at 6 feet 2 inches, that is 1.88 m. His weight measures up to 196 lb, which is the equivalent of about 89 kg. He has black hair color.

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