Duke guard Tre Jones will enter the 2020 NBA Draft, the sophomore standout told ESPN on Saturday.
ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski broke the news regarding Jones, the ACC player of the year and the ACC defensive player of the year, who is expected to be a first-round draft pick.
Jones is the younger brother of Memphis Grizzlies guard Tyus Jones, a five-year NBA veteran who played one season for Duke in 2014-15.
Jones averaged 16.2 points, 6.4 assists, 4.2 rebounds and 1.8 steals per game for the Blue Devils this season. In two seasons at Duke, he started 65 games and averaged 12.4 points, 5.8 assists, 4.0 rebounds and 1.8 steals.
Prospect Play of the Day: With Tre Jones declaring for the NBA Draft (via @wojespn), here’s what makes him such a disruptive point-of-attack defender. Takes away airspace, active hands/feet, anticipates moves. Has been tasked with checking several NBA PGs during his 2 yrs @ Duke. pic.twitter.com/bqpYjOz7PM
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