Derrick Jones Jr. RUMORS & NEWS

  • What led to minutes drop for Derrick Jones. And Heat calls on intriguing draft prospect

    Miami Herald "It was one of the mysteries of the bubble, how Miami Heat wing and NBA slam dunk champion Derrick Jones Jr. could go from defensive stopper and helpful rotation piece to often out-of-sight and out-of-mind as the playoffs progressed. And the reduced roll was inauspicious timing for..." October 21

  • Pistons, Bulls Among Potential Suitors For Derrick Jones

    Hoops Rumors "The Pistons and Bulls are among the teams expected to have interest in free agent Heat swingman Derrick Jones this offseason, a source tells Barry Jackson of The Miami Herald. Jackson also identifies Atlanta as a potential suitor for Jones,..." October 21

  • Heat’s Derrick Jones Jr. likely to be pursued by at least 3 teams in FA

    Miami Herald "It was one of the mysteries of the bubble, how Miami Heat wing and NBA slam dunk champion Derrick Jones Jr. could go from defensive stopper and helpful rotation piece to often out-of-sight and out-of-mind as the playoffs progressed. And the reduced roll was inauspicious timing for..." October 19

  • Free Agent Stock Watch: Playoff Edition

    Hoops Rumors "Throughout the season, Hoops Rumors takes a closer look at players who will be free agents or could become free agents this off-season. With the playoffs ongoing at the Orlando campus, it’s time to examine if their stock is rising or falling due to performance and other..." September 26

  • Heat’s Derrick Jones Jr. cleared to return four days after frightening neck injury

    Sun Sentinel "Four days after sustaining a frightening neck injury in the Miami Heat's regular-season finale, forward Derrick Jones Jr. was cleared to return for Tuesday's NBA playoff opener against the Indiana Pacers at Disney's Wide World of Sports complex. It leaves a 10-game stretch..." August 19

  • Heat's Derrick Jones Jr. diagnosed with neck strain, 'moving better' after scary collision vs. Pacers

    CBS Sports "Miami Heat forward Derrick Jones Jr. needed to be taken off of the floor of Friday's game against the Indiana Pacers after a hard fall. The apparent injury came after a collision with Pacers center Goga Bitadze. Jones was chasing Doug McDermott around a screen..." August 15

  • Derrick Jones Jr. stretchered off after getting hit on screen

    Larry Brown Sports "Miami Heat forward Derrick Jones Jr. suffered a scary-looking injury on Friday after a collision on a screen. Jones collided with Pacers center Goga Bitadze while Bitadze was setting a screen during Wednesday’s game and fell to the floor. While Jones was seen moving his legs, he..." August 14

  • Seven most intriguing impending free agents in NBA resumption

    Pro Basketball Talk "After a breakout season, Davis Bertans decided he’d done enough. Bertans chose not to join the Wizards for the NBA resumption at Disney World. He’ll bide his time before free agency, where he’ll almost certainly cash in. Bertans..." July 28

  • How does Derrick Jones Jr. feel after COVID-19 recovery?

    Miami Herald "When Derrick Jones Jr. tested positive for COVID-19 during tests conducted on June 23, he wasn’t sure how his body would respond. But three weeks later, the 23-year-old forward was practicing with the Miami Heat as the team prepared for the resumption of the season at the ESPN..." July 16

  • Erik Spoelstra says all 17 Heat players will travel to Disney; Derrick Jones Jr. still in quarantine

    Sun Sentinel "Erik Spoelstra has the math down on the player side of the equation. He said Wednesday that all 17 players under contract will be part of the Miami Heat's traveling party for the resumption of the season later this month at Disney World. It's rounding out the traveling party..." July 03

  • Derrick Jones Jr. tests positive for coronavirus

    Hot Hot Hoops "Miami Heat forward Derrick Jones Jr. has tested positive for coronavirus, a source told the South Florida Sun-Sentinel’s Ira Winderman. He is the first known Heat player to test positive. Jones, who has been asymptomatic, was tested Tuesday, when mandatory..." June 25

  • Aaron Gordon: Only Derrick Jones Jr. and Dwyane Wade think I should’ve lost dunk contest

    Pro Basketball Talk "Aaron Gordon sung about losing the dunk contest. Now, he’s talking about it. Gordon on Instagram with Dwyane Wade, whose controversial judging helped hand the victory to Heat forward Derrick Jones Jr.: There was only a couple of people..." May 04