Derrick Jones Jr. RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Bulls Trying to Poach Goran Dragic and Derrick Jones Jr. From Heat

    Heat Nation "Regardless of whether the rest of the 2019-20 NBA season ever resumes, the Miami Heat will have some decisions to make regarding a couple of free agents. In particular, Goran Dragic and Derrick Jones Jr. may be hard for them to retain, partly because the..." April 06

  • Derrick Jones Jr. working on Fisher-Price dunks, wants back with Heat in free agency

    Sun Sentinel "Derrick Jones Jr. didn't have to think too far back to recall the last time he dunked. "Does it have to be a 10-foot court? If not, then I'd say on son's Fisher-Price yesterday," the Miami Heat high-wire forward said Friday on a Zoom media video..." April 03

  • Dwyane Wade cracks Dunk Contest joke to Derrick Jones Jr.

    Larry Brown Sports "Dwyane Wade cracked a Dunk Contest joke to Derrick Jones Jr. on Friday night. Wade is being honored all weekend in Miami as the Heat retire his jersey on Saturday. They held an event at American Airlines Arena on Friday night called “D. Wade – The Flashback: A L3gacy..." February 22

  • Woman Reveals 4-Year Old DMs From Derrick Jones Jr. After Watching Him Win the NBA Slam Dunk Title

    Black Sports Online "Derrick Jones Jr. not only captured the slam dunk title in a thrilling performance, he also landed himself a fresh new deal with Puma in the process. In the aftermath of the Miami Heat forward blowing up, Brittany Robinson is lamenting curving him once upon a time in the DMs...." February 20

  • Heat's Derrick Jones Jr. Nets Shoe Deal After Winning Dunk Contest

    Sportsnaut "Don’t tell Miami Heat forward Derrick Jones Jr. that the NBA Slam Dunk Contest is meaningless. Days after winning said contest over Aaron Gordon in controversial fashion during NBA All-Star Weekend, Jones Jr. has earned a shoe deal with Puma. " February 17

  • Derrick Jones Jr challenges Aaron Gordon to Dunk Contest rematch

    Larry Brown Sports "Derrick Jones Jr may be one of the only people who believes Derrick Jones Jr deserved to win the Dunk Contest on Saturday night, and the Miami Heat star is already looking forward to defending his crown in a year. Jones defeated Gordon in a thrilling Dunk Contest final that had a..." February 16

  • Top 5 slams of the 2020 Dunk Contest

    The Score "This year's edition of the Slam Dunk Contest saw the Miami Heat's Derrick Jones Jr. and the Orlando Magic's Aaron Gordon go head-to-head in a dunk-off. "Airplane Mode Jones" took the crown, but there were plenty of incredible dunks..." February 16

  • Common: Dunk Contest was supposed to end in tie but one judge screwed up

    Larry Brown Sports "Numerous fans and even the announcers on TNT were outraged over the outcome of Saturday night’s Dunk Contest, with many, including us, feeling like Aaron Gordon got robbed. According to rapper Common, Gordon did get robbed. Common was one of the five judges on the..." February 16

  • Someone Edited the Dunk Contest Wikipedia After Aaron Gordon Got Robbed Again

    12 Up "It's really hard to believe that actually happened AGAIN, but yes, Aaron Gordon is going home empty-handed once more, despite the fact that the whole NBA world agreed he should've been rewarded for his 50s.  Everyone appears to have been on board..." February 16