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James Jones

35-Year-Old    SF,SG    Cleveland Cavaliers

2015-16 NBA Stats

PTS

3.8

REB

1.0

AST

0.3

STL

0.2

BLK

0.2

2016-17 NBA Projections

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2016-17 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

Jones joined LeBron James in returning to the NBA Finals for the sixth consecutive season, though he played an extremely reduced role, totaling only 55 minutes throughout the entire postseason. The 36-year-old Jones appeared in 48 regular season contests, averaging 3.7 point...

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HT: 6' 8"   WT: 218 lbs   DOB: 10/4/1980  College: Miami (Florida)   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd, #49 Overall in 2003   Show ContractHide Contract

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Re-signed with the Cavaliers on a one-year, $1.55 million contract in August of 2016.

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Jones reached an agreement Tuesday to re-sign with the Cavaliers on a one-year, $1.55 million contract, Shams Charania of Yahoo! Sports reports.

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James Jones NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2004-05 23 75 17.7 4.9 2.3 0.8 0.4 0.4 0.9 39.6 85.5 0.6 0.5 1.8 2.2 39.8 1.7 4.2 0.7 0.8
2005-06 24 75 23.6 9.3 3.4 0.8 0.5 0.7 1.5 41.8 85.1 0.5 0.6 2.8 3.8 38.6 3.2 7.7 1.4 1.6
2006-07 25 76 18.1 6.4 2.3 0.6 0.4 0.6 1.2 36.8 87.7 0.4 0.4 1.9 3.1 37.8 2.1 5.8 0.9 1.1
2007-08 26 58 22.0 8.0 2.8 0.6 0.4 0.3 1.6 43.7 87.8 0.5 0.7 2.0 3.5 44.4 2.5 5.6 1.5 1.7
2008-09 27 40 15.8 4.2 1.6 0.5 0.3 0.4 0.8 36.9 83.9 0.3 0.3 1.3 2.4 34.4 1.4 3.7 0.7 0.8
2009-10 28 36 14.1 4.1 1.3 0.5 0.3 0.1 1.0 36.1 82.1 0.3 0.1 1.1 2.5 41.1 1.2 3.3 0.6 0.8
2010-11 29 MIA 81 19.1 5.9 2.0 0.5 0.4 0.2 1.5 42.2 83.3 0.3 0.3 1.7 3.5 42.9 1.8 4.3 0.7 0.9
2011-12 30 MIA 51 13.1 3.6 1.0 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.9 38.0 83.3 0.2 0.1 0.8 2.2 40.4 1.1 2.9 0.5 0.6
2012-13 31 MIA 38 5.8 1.6 0.6 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.4 34.4 50.0 0.1 0.0 0.6 1.4 30.2 0.6 1.6 0.1 0.1
2013-14 32 CLE 20 11.8 4.9 1.2 0.5 0.2 0.2 1.4 45.6 63.6 0.2 0.1 1.1 2.7 51.9 1.6 3.4 0.4 0.6
2013-14 32 MIA 20 11.8 4.9 1.2 0.5 0.2 0.2 1.4 45.6 63.6 0.2 0.1 1.1 2.7 51.9 1.6 3.4 0.4 0.6
2013-14 32 CLE/MIA 40 11.8 4.9 1.2 0.5 0.2 0.2 1.4 45.6 63.6 0.2 0.1 1.1 2.7 51.9 1.6 3.4 0.4 0.6
2014-15 33 CLE 57 11.7 4.4 1.1 0.4 0.2 0.1 1.1 36.8 84.8 0.2 0.2 0.9 3.1 36.0 1.3 3.5 0.7 0.8
2015-16 34 CLE 48 9.6 3.8 1.0 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.9 41.3 80.8 0.3 0.2 0.9 2.2 39.4 1.2 3.0 0.4 0.5
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2015-16 NBA Game Log   James Jones
Calculate Stats Over Any Time Period Just click on any two dates to see the stat averages.
Date Opp MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Jun 19 @GSW Did Not Play
Jun 16 GSW 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Jun 13 @GSW 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jun 10 GSW Did Not Play
Jun 8 GSW 5 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
Jun 5 @GSW 9 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 1
Jun 2 @GSW 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
May 27 @TOR 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
May 25 TOR 12 5 1 1 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 1 2 1 0 1
May 23 @TOR Did Not Play
May 21 @TOR 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
May 19 TOR 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
May 17 TOR 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
May 8 @ATL Did Not Play
May 6 @ATL Did Not Play
May 4 ATL 8 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 2 0 1 0
May 2 ATL Did Not Play
Apr 24 @DET Did Not Play
Apr 22 @DET Did Not Play
Apr 20 DET 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Apr 17 DET Did Not Play
Apr 13 DET 36 9 5 1 1 1 3 4 10 0 0 1 5 1 4 5
Apr 11 ATL 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Apr 9 @CHI Did Not Play
Apr 6 @IND 5 5 0 0 0 1 0 2 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0
Apr 5 @MIL 9 6 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 2 4 0 0 0
Apr 3 CHA Did Not Play
Apr 1 @ATL Did Not Play
Mar 31 BKN 7 3 1 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 1 0
Mar 29 HOU 8 10 1 0 1 0 0 2 5 4 4 2 5 0 1 0
Mar 26 @NYK Did Not Play
Mar 24 @BKN Did Not Play
Mar 23 MIL Did Not Play
Mar 21 DEN 8 6 1 0 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 0 1 0
Mar 19 @MIA 11 7 1 0 0 0 0 2 4 1 1 2 3 0 1 0
Mar 18 @ORL Did Not Play
Mar 16 DAL Did Not Play
Mar 14 @UTA Did Not Play
Mar 13 @LAC 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0
Mar 10 @LAL 18 5 2 0 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 1 3 1 1 0
Mar 9 @SAC Did Not Play
Mar 7 MEM Did Not Play
Mar 5 BOS Did Not Play
Mar 4 WAS 12 5 1 0 0 1 0 2 3 0 0 1 1 0 1 1
Feb 29 IND Did Not Play
Feb 28 @WAS Did Not Play
Feb 26 @TOR Did Not Play
Feb 24 CHA 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Feb 22 DET Did Not Play
Feb 21 @OKC 6 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Feb 18 CHI Did Not Play
Feb 10 LAL Did Not Play
Feb 8 SAC Did Not Play
Feb 6 NOP Did Not Play
Feb 5 BOS Did Not Play
Feb 3 @CHA Did Not Play
Feb 1 @IND Did Not Play
Jan 30 SAS Did Not Play
Jan 29 @DET 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 27 PHO Did Not Play
Jan 25 MIN Did Not Play
Jan 23 CHI 7 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 21 LAC 13 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Jan 20 @BKN 17 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 1 1
Jan 18 GSW 11 8 0 1 0 0 1 3 5 1 1 1 3 0 0 4
Jan 15 @HOU Did Not Play
Jan 14 @SAS Did Not Play
Jan 12 @DAL Did Not Play
Jan 10 @PHI Did Not Play
Jan 8 @MIN 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 6 @WAS Did Not Play
Jan 4 TOR 8 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 1 1 0 0 1
Jan 2 ORL 18 10 3 1 0 0 0 3 6 3 3 1 4 2 1 0
Dec 29 @DEN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 28 @PHO 13 3 3 1 1 0 2 1 4 0 0 1 4 0 3 2
Dec 26 @POR 18 7 2 0 0 0 0 3 8 0 1 1 4 0 2 2
Dec 25 @GSW 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Dec 23 NYK 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 20 PHI 16 2 5 1 0 1 0 1 5 0 0 0 2 0 5 1
Dec 17 OKC Did Not Play
Dec 15 @BOS Did Not Play
Dec 11 @ORL 18 15 1 0 1 0 1 5 10 1 2 4 8 0 1 4
Dec 8 POR Did Not Play
Dec 5 @MIA 14 6 2 1 1 0 0 2 5 0 0 2 4 2 0 2
Dec 4 @NOP 15 7 2 1 1 0 1 1 5 4 4 1 5 0 2 2
Dec 1 WAS 14 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 1
Nov 28 BKN 6 3 1 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0
Nov 27 @CHA 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 3 0 0 1
Nov 25 @TOR 15 6 2 1 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 2 3 0 2 1
Nov 23 ORL 14 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 1 3 0 0 3
Nov 21 ATL 5 6 1 0 0 1 0 2 3 0 0 2 2 0 1 1
Nov 19 MIL 11 9 0 1 0 0 0 3 5 1 2 2 4 0 0 0
Nov 17 @DET 14 4 3 1 2 0 0 1 2 1 3 1 2 0 3 4
Nov 14 @MIL 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 13 @NYK 10 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 3 3
Nov 10 UTA 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Nov 8 IND 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 6 PHI 13 3 4 2 0 0 1 1 6 0 0 1 4 2 2 1
Nov 4 NYK 11 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 3 3 0 2 0 0 1
Nov 2 @PHI 15 12 1 0 0 0 0 4 6 0 0 4 5 0 1 0
Oct 30 MIA 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Oct 28 @MEM 5 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 1
Oct 27 @CHI 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 1

James Jones – Playing Time & Selected Stats

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#4 Small Forward
Also Listed As:  #7 Shooting Guard

True Shooting Percentage

58.3%

True Shooting % in 2015-16

In 2015-16, James Jones had a true shooting percentage of 58.3%.

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James Jones NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2004-05 23 75 36.0 10.0 4.7 1.5 0.8 0.8 1.8 39.6 85.5 1.2 1.1 3.7 4.5 39.8 3.4 8.6 1.4 1.7
2005-06 24 75 36.0 14.2 5.1 1.2 0.8 1.0 2.2 41.8 85.1 0.7 0.9 4.2 5.8 38.6 4.9 11.8 2.1 2.5
2006-07 25 76 36.0 12.7 4.6 1.2 0.7 1.1 2.4 36.8 87.7 0.7 0.9 3.7 6.2 37.8 4.2 11.5 1.9 2.1
2007-08 26 58 36.0 13.1 4.5 1.0 0.7 0.4 2.6 43.7 87.8 0.8 1.2 3.3 5.8 44.4 4.0 9.2 2.4 2.8
2008-09 27 40 36.0 9.7 3.5 1.1 0.7 0.8 1.9 36.9 83.9 0.7 0.7 2.9 5.5 34.4 3.1 8.5 1.5 1.8
2009-10 28 36 36.0 10.4 3.2 1.2 0.8 0.3 2.6 36.1 82.1 0.8 0.3 2.9 6.4 41.1 3.1 8.4 1.6 2.0
2010-11 29 MIA 81 36.0 11.0 3.7 1.0 0.7 0.4 2.9 42.2 83.3 0.5 0.5 3.2 6.7 42.9 3.4 8.0 1.4 1.7
2011-12 30 MIA 51 36.0 10.0 2.6 1.0 0.9 0.5 2.5 38.0 83.3 0.5 0.3 2.3 6.2 40.4 3.1 8.1 1.4 1.6
2012-13 31 MIA 38 36.0 9.8 3.6 2.1 0.3 1.0 2.6 34.4 50.0 0.5 0.0 3.6 8.6 30.2 3.4 9.9 0.3 0.7
2013-14 32 CLE 20 36.0 14.8 3.5 1.4 0.5 0.6 4.3 45.6 63.6 0.6 0.3 3.2 8.2 51.9 4.7 10.4 1.1 1.7
2013-14 32 MIA 20 36.0 14.8 3.5 1.4 0.5 0.6 4.3 45.6 63.6 0.6 0.3 3.2 8.2 51.9 4.7 10.4 1.1 1.7
2013-14 32 CLE/MIA 40 36.0 14.8 3.5 1.4 0.5 0.6 4.3 45.6 63.6 0.6 0.3 3.2 8.2 51.9 4.7 10.4 1.1 1.7
2014-15 33 CLE 57 36.0 13.5 3.3 1.3 0.7 0.4 3.4 36.8 84.8 0.7 0.5 2.9 9.4 36.0 4.0 10.8 2.1 2.5
2015-16 34 CLE 48 36.0 14.0 3.9 1.1 0.9 0.8 3.2 41.3 80.8 1.0 0.6 3.3 8.1 39.4 4.6 11.1 1.6 2.0
2016-17 Projections 35 CLE 45 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 projections for James Jones

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James Jones NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2004-05 23 75 1330 371 174 57 31 28 66 39.6 85.5 43 39 135 166 39.8 126 318 53 62
2005-06 24 75 1772 699 253 57 38 49 110 41.8 85.1 35 44 209 285 38.6 243 581 103 121
2006-07 25 76 1376 485 176 45 28 42 90 36.8 87.7 28 33 143 238 37.8 162 440 71 81
2007-08 26 58 1276 463 161 34 24 15 91 43.7 87.8 28 43 118 205 44.4 143 327 86 98
2008-09 27 40 630 169 62 20 12 14 33 36.9 83.9 12 12 50 96 34.4 55 149 26 31
2009-10 28 36 507 146 45 17 11 4 37 36.1 82.1 11 4 41 90 41.1 43 119 23 28
2010-11 29 MIA 81 1549 475 160 43 29 19 123 42.2 83.3 21 23 137 287 42.9 146 346 60 72
2011-12 30 MIA 51 666 185 49 19 17 9 46 38.0 83.3 10 6 43 114 40.4 57 150 25 30
2012-13 31 MIA 38 221 60 22 13 2 6 16 34.4 50.0 3 0 22 53 30.2 21 61 2 4
2013-14 32 CLE 20 236 97 23 9 3 4 28 45.6 63.6 4 2 21 54 51.9 31 68 7 11
2013-14 32 MIA 20 236 97 23 9 3 4 28 45.6 63.6 4 2 21 54 51.9 31 68 7 11
2013-14 32 CLE/MIA 40 472 194 46 18 6 8 56 45.6 63.6 8 4 42 108 51.9 62 136 14 22
2014-15 33 CLE 57 669 250 62 24 13 8 63 36.8 84.8 13 9 53 175 36.0 74 201 39 46
2015-16 34 CLE 48 463 180 50 14 11 10 41 41.3 80.8 13 8 42 104 39.4 59 143 21 26
2016-17 Projections 35 CLE 45 409 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 projections for James Jones

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James Jones NBA Advanced Stats
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  Advanced Stats
Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2004-05 23 75 17.7 53.7 50.0 12.8 9.7 1.3 5.6
2005-06 24 75 23.6 55.1 51.3 7.8 4.8 1.6 9.4
2006-07 25 76 18.1 51.0 47.0 8.2 5.1 1.6 6.1
2007-08 26 58 22.0 62.5 57.6 7.9 6.5 1.2 8.2
2008-09 27 40 15.8 52.0 48.0 10.3 6.2 1.7 4.2
2009-10 28 36 14.1 55.6 51.7 10.7 6.9 1.5 3.6
2010-11 29 MIA 81 19.1 62.9 60.0 9.7 4.8 2.0 6.1
2011-12 30 MIA 51 13.1 56.7 53.3 9.9 5.2 1.9 3.4
2012-13 31 MIA 38 5.8 47.8 47.5 16.5 3.8 4.3 1.5
2013-14 32 CLE 20 11.8 66.6 66.2 10.5 4.7 2.3 4.6
2013-14 32 MIA 20 11.8 66.6 66.2 10.5 4.7 2.3 4.6
2013-14 32 CLE/MIA 40 11.8 66.6 66.2 10.5 4.7 2.3 4.6
2014-15 33 CLE 57 11.7 56.5 52.5 9.3 5.0 1.8 3.7
2015-16 34 CLE 48 9.6 58.3 55.6 7.7 7.2 1.1 3.4
2016-17 Projections 35 CLE 45 9.1 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 projections for James Jones

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James Jones: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Jones went without a point (0-2 FT) and grabbed two rebounds in nine minutes during Sunday's 110-77 Game 2 loss to the Warriors.

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Jones (coach's decision) didn't see the floor in Monday's 104-93 Game 1 win over the Hawks.

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Jones finished with 10 points (2-5 FG, 2-5 3Pt, 4-4 FT), one rebound, and one steal in eight minutes during the Cavaliers' 106-100 loss to the Rockets on Tuesday.

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Jones (coach's decision) hasn't played in the Cavaliers' last seven games and has played a total of two minutes in the last 10 games.

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Jones played two minutes but didn't accrue any statistics in Friday's win over the Pistons.

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Jones managed eight points (3-5 FG, 1-3 3Pt, 1-1 FT) and one assist in 11 minutes during the Cavaliers' 132-98 loss against the Warriors on Monday.

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Jones played only two minutes in Friday's 89-83 loss to the Warriors. He recorded no points and two rebounds.

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Jones scored a season-high 15 points (5-10 FG, 4-8 3Pt, 1-2 FT) over 18 minutes in Friday's win over the Magic.

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Jones missed all of his shots (0-3 FG, 0-3 3Pt) over 14 minutes in a loss to Washington on Tuesday.

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Jones has been playing a reserve role so far this season for the Cavaliers, seeing light minutes in his 12 games.

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Jones scored three points (1-2 FG, 1-1 3Pt) over five minutes in the blowout win over the Grizzlies on Wednesday.

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Jones collected 10 points (2-6 FG, 1-3 3Pt, 5-5 FT) and three rebounds over 13 minutes in Monday's 91-81 loss to the Grizzlies.

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2015-16

If a person rubbed his eyes just a bit, it could appear that James Jones never left Miami. The former Hurricane and Heat player moved north with LeBron James and put up virtually the same numbers as he did with the two-time champions in Miami. He appeared in 57 games for 12 minutes per game. He scored 4.4 points mainly on 1.1 three-pointers with conversion rates of 37 percent from the field and 85 percent from the line. In March, Jones had a higher percentage on three-pointers (40 percent) than on shots from within the arc (33 percent). He added 1.1 rebounds, 0.4 assists, 0.2 steals, and 0.1 blocks. Despite an expanded role in the playoffs (16 minutes) due to injuries to Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving, Jones continued to score 4.4 points. He did pop for a season-high 17 points in the Game 2 win against Chicago in the conference finals. The 6-8 Jones can offer some defensive resistance on the perimeter, but his main role is to stretch the floor for limited minutes. Over his 12-year career, Jones has fired up more three-pointers than two-pointers, and that should continue in his second season with the Cavaliers.

2014-15

James Jones has spent the last four seasons playing with LeBron James. When his teammate decided to return home to Cleveland, Jones jumped at the chance to join him on the Cavaliers' roster. Jones had spent the last six seasons with the Heat and actually attended the University of Miami, so it's no small sacrifice for the 11-year NBA veteran to leave home. His role won't change greatly with his new team. Over his career, the 6-8 small forward has taken nearly two-thirds of his field goals from three-point territory. In 2013-14, he averaged 4.9 points, 1.4 three-pointers, 1.2 rebounds, and 0.5 assists in 12 minutes per game. Jones hit a career-high 52 percent of his three-pointers (to go along with 46 percent of his field goals and 64 percent of his free throws). When Jones is on the court for the Cavaliers, he should be stationed around the three-point line, waiting for opposing defenses to try to contain James, Kyrie Irving, and Kevin Love. If a defender takes a step or two in the wrong direction, Jones will be open for a long-ranged jumper. His relative lack of playing time will make his fantasy value limited, but he could add a few three-pointers for a fantasy owner in need of help from the perimeter.

2013-14

Jones, a player who was a key contributor off the bench in 2010-11, took a backseat to just about everyone on the roster in 2012-13. He played in 38 games last season, averaging only six minutes per game. Jones is known for his shooting range but was buried in a sharpshooting bench role behind Allen, Battier and Miller. With Miller out of the picture, Jones could see a bump up in minutes, though it is still crowded at small forward, and his contributions will likely be minimal.

2012-13

Yet another three-point specialist. The additions of Lewis and Allen will push him even lower on the depth chart.

2011-12

Jones will return to the Heat this season for his 4th-straight year with the team. Jones posted some fairly impressive numbers last season while filling in for Miller, but the addition of Battier could push him back into a specialist’s role.

2010-11

Jones is a similar player to Mike Miller – he’s got good size, but his best weapon is the three (just under 40 percent from long range for his career). He’ll have a limited role as a three-point specialist.

2009-10

Looking at the construction of the Heat's starting lineup, someone like Jones, who can stretch defenses, could be a nice fit at small forward. He took a while to recover from a training-camp wrist injury and struggled to adjust to a wrist brace, until late in the season when he shed the brace and hit 45 percent of his 3-point attempts in April and the playoffs (36 threes made in 15 games). He was coach Erik Spoelstra's choice at the three in the playoffs and could be a productive fantasy player as a three-point specialist, taking advantage of opponents' attention on Dwyane Wade. Having said that, the desire to get Michael Beasley on the floor more, and better defenders at the three (Yakhouba Diawara), means Jones is unlikely to average more than 20 minutes a game.

2008-09

Signed as a free agent in the off-season from the Trailblazers, Jones joins a crowded Miami front court. James can shoot the ball from behind the arc with a career .399 three point percentage and from the line with a career .865 free throw percentage. On this team he's probably nothing more than a role player.

2007-08

Jones comes in to Portland from Phoenix to provide some outside shooting off the bench. He figures to be in the rotation at small forward but will probably be played sparingly. No more than his career averages of 6.7 points and 1.2 threes a game should be expected.

2006-07

Playing 20.3 minutes per game mostly off the bench, Jones put up decent numbers (9.3 points, 3.4 rebounds, and 1.5 treys per game), but was streaky enough to keep fantasy owners frustrated. With a more crowded situation at forward, Jones' minutes could dip, though he should still be one of the first players off the bench.

2005-06

Jones could be a player on the way up. While he wasn't exactly an offensive force last season, scoring five points in 17.7 minutes per game, he demonstrated one quality that the Suns love: he hit 39.6% of his three-point shots. With Quentin Richardson and Joe Johnson gone from the team, Jones may be called upon to pick up some of the slack and fire away from behind the arc. His playing time will be limited at the outset, but if he can prove to be a solid defender and rebounder and still stick his threes, he should be given more chances as the season wears on.

2003-04

The Pacers' second-round (and only) draft pick this season, Jones is a longshot to make the team. The Pacers have a wealth of players who slot in the shooting guard and small forward spots, albeit few who fit into defined roles. At best, Jones projects as an 11th or 12th man destined to spend much of the year on Injured Reserve, nursing a phantom injury while trying to get up to speed on the professional game in practice.