November 27, 2020Signed a three-year, rookie contract with the San Antonio Spurs.
Tre Isiah Jones was born January 8, 2000 in Apple Valley, Minnesota, a suburb of the Twin Cities. He is the son of Debbie and Rob Jones and has two brothers, Tyus and Jadee. As of late 2020, Tre's brother Tyus had played in five NBA seasons and is expected to play for the Memphis Grizzlies in 2020-21. Jadee played college basketball at Furman. Tre's half brother, Reggie Brunch, played ball at Robert Morris University. Tre attended Apple Valley High School and joined the varsity squad as an eighth grader. Jones helped Apple Valley win the 2015 and 2017 Minnesota 4A State Championship. He was a two-time Gatorade Player of the Year award winner in Minnesota, winning in 2017 and 2018. His brother Tyus won the award in 2014. After his senior season, Jones received McDonald's All-American and Minnesota Mr. Basketball honors. Jones then played college hoops at Duke for two seasons before declaring himself eligible for the 2020 NBA Draft. Fans can follow the Minnesota native on Twitter @Tre3Jones.College/International Summary
Tre Jones played two season of college basketball at Duke University, from 2018 to 2020. His brother, Tyus Jones, won a national championship at Duke in 2015. During his freshman season, Tre started all 36 games for the Blue Devils. The point guard posted 9.4 points, 5.3 assists and 1.9 steals per game. He missed two games in January due to a shoulder injury. With Jones providing steady ball handling and deft assists, the Blue Devils made it to the Elite Eight in the NCAA Tournament, but lost to Kansas in the Midwest Regional Final. Jones then opted to return to Duke for his sophomore season (2019-20) and started in 29 games. He improved his production to 16.2 points, 6.4 assists, 4.2 rebounds, 1.3 made three-pointers and 1.8 steals per contest. The 6-foot-3 guard led Duke to a record of 15-5 before the season ended prematurely due to the COVID-19 pandemic. He was named the 2020 ACC Player of the Year, ACC Defensive Player of the Year and a member of the All-American Third Team by AP, USBWA and NABC. At the close of the season, Jones declared himself eligible for the 2020 NBA Draft.