Damian Jones Celebrity Life
Damian William Jones, born on. 30 June 1995 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA is an American professional basketball player who plays for the Atlanta Hawks team in the National Basketball Association. Standing tall at 7 feet and weighing around 110 kgs, Jones plays in the center position.
He was selected in the 2016 NBA draft in the first round under the 30th number. At the student level, for three seasons, he played for the Vanderbilt Komodors club. Jones is a 2-time National Basketball Association champion. He won both with the Golden State in two consecutive two years - 2017 & 2018.
Jones attended Skotlandvill Magnet school in his native city. By the end of the training, his average per game was 15.4 points and 8 rebounds, 4 block shots, and 2 assists.
From the 2013-2014 season, Damian began to play for the Vanderbilt Komodors team from the university of the same name. Over the three seasons at the club (99 matches), Jones average for the game was 13.3 points, 6.4 rebounds, 1.7 block shots and 22 minutes on the court.
Damian twice joined the 1st team of the Southeast Conference. Over the course of his college career, Jones’s average percentage of hits from a game was 56.6.
Jones also ended up in second place on the college’s best block shot player list ever. In the 2015-2016 season, Damian Jones scored 13.9 points and made 6.9 rebounds and 1.6 block shots per match on average, which helped Komodors to get the right to participate in the first division NCAA tournament for the first time since the 2011-2012 season.
On 14th April 2016, Damian declared for the National Basketball Association draft, abandoning his last college eligibility year.
Golden State Warriors (2016—2019)
While training with Orlando Magic up to the draft ceremony, Damian suffered a chest muscle injury in the right arm. The injury required surgical intervention. But despite this, Damian was selected under the common 30th team by the Golden State Warriors in the 2016 NBA Draft. July 13, 2016, Damian officially signed a contract with the new club.
On December 10, he made his debut in the fourth quarter of the match with Memphis Grizzlies, which ended in defeat.
On February 1, 2017, in a match against Charlotte Hornets, Damian played for the first time on the Warriors home arena, and also scored his first points in the NBA]. Jones spent the first match in the playoffs on April 19, gaining only 1 point and making 2 rebounds in 6 minutes on the floor.
At the end of the season, the Warriors won the 2017 NBA champions title after winning the final against the Cleveland Cavaliers 4-1. During the first season, Damian Jones received multiple invitations to the farm club "Golden State", which plays in the Santa Cruz Warriors league of the NBA.
Atlanta Hawks (2019-present)
On 8th July 2019, he was exchanged to the Atlanta Hawks for Omari Spellman.
Damian’s estimated net worth as of the year 2019 as estimated to be around $1 million. Most of it has been earned through his career with the National Basketball Association.
Damian was born on 30th June in1995 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The 24 years old hunk was born to Dana and David Jones. He also has two brothers named Darry Jones and Darian Jones.
He did his high-schooling from Scotlandville Magnet High school, Baton Rouge, and was a basketball player during his school days. However, you may find it interesting that Damian has a major in engineering science.
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