Derrick Jones Jr. Stats
- Height / Weight
- 78 / 210 lbs.
- Date of Birth (Age)
- 2/15/1997 (24)
Derrick Jones Jr. Last 10 Games
Derrick Jones Jr. News
The Bulls landed forward Derrick Jones Jr. from the Trail Blazers on Friday. The deal includes a sign-and-trade agreement involving restricted free agent Lauri Markkanen, who inked a four-year, $67 million contract and will head to Cleveland, in addition to Larry Nance Jr. taking his talents to Rip City. This will be Jones' fourth team since he entered the league in 2016. The 24-year-old averaged just 6.8 points and 3.5 rebounds last season, although those numbers could increase a bit if he gets a more prominent role in the lineup moving ahead. Still, Jones shouldn't be viewed as an everyday fantasy option, but he could likely be a popular streaming option at times during the 2021-22 campaign if someone from the starting unit goes down with an injury.
Portland Trail Blazers forward Derrick Jones Jr. will move into the starting five for Tuesday's game against the Los Angeles Clippers. Superstar guard Damian Lillard (hamstring) will be sidelined for this one. C.J. McCollum and Norman Powell will be asked to carry the offense, but Jones has some low-end streaming appeal. It's uncertain if Lillard is going to miss more time than just one game.
Portland Trail Blazers small/power forward Derrick Jones Jr. (quad) has been given the green light to get back into action Tuesday versus the Clippers after having missed one outing due to a thigh bruise. Jones has shifted to the second unit over the past three contests, with his return aiding Portland's frontcourt group Tuesday with Jusuf Nurkic (knee) unavailable. Even when starting, Jones' lack of consistent offensive output served as a detriment to his season-long fantasy viability, a trait that has followed him to the bench. Jones played 35 minutes against L.A. earlier this year, but logged just six points and three rebounds in that outing.
Portland Trail Blazers forward Derrick Jones Jr. (quadriceps) won't play on Saturday night against Oklahoma City. The 24-year-old won't suit up after sustaining a bruise on his right quad, an ailment that could keep him on the shelf beyond the meeting with OKC. With Jones out of the lineup, look for Norman Powell and Carmelo Anthony to divide up most of the extra minutes, making them both attractive fantasy options in an already favorable matchup with the Thunder.