Who is Perry Jones?
Perry Jones or Perry James Jones III (born September 24, 1991) is a popular American Basketball player. He currently plays in Basketball Bundesliga for Oliver Wurzberg.
However, his legendary career was most highlighted when he was the forward for Oklahoma City Thunder. Perry also has played for some other basketball teams such as Iowas Energy, Khimki Moscow, and many more.
His career has received various awards such as Third Team All-Big -12, McDonald’s All American, and others as well. Due to his amazing career, he has been followed worldwide and far and wide as well as on social media all around the world.
Perry is mostly active on Twitter and Instagram and has just over 100,000 social media followers all around the world.
|Real Name||Perry James Jones III|
|Stage Name||Perry Jones|
|Date of Birth||born September 24, 1991|
|Birth Place||Winnsboro, Los Angeles|
|Age||29 years old|
|Height (approx.)||6 ft 5 inches|
|Weight (approx.)||106 kg|
|Father||Perry Jones Sr|
|Sibling||3 brothers Name Unknown|
|Children||Ivy and James|
|Net Worth||$10 million|
LifeWhere was Perry Jones born? Perry Jones was born in Winnsboro, Los Angeles. He was raised by his basketball legend PJ Sr. and his mother Terri Jones.
Perry was a really good basketball player but many people during his childhood thought he was soft and immature.
However, Perry’s life changed when he was arrested for using impermissible benefits and substance abuse and many feared his career was over.
In an Interview, Perry stated that He met with his parents after 2 weeks and already lost 8 pounds but he couldn’t eat and never really explained what happened to him.
Perry was always the disciplined and honorable kid who followed his routine and schedule to the absolute limit.
Either he was learning in a classroom or court or he was training for his fitness. Jones was also working on a cafe and raising his three younger brothers at the same time as well.
Perry Jones started his career in 2010 as a high school basketball player. His name was Duncanville, Texas. After his phenomenal performances, Perry was no 9 in Scout.com and No 7 at ESPNU 100.
He has also inducted McDonald All American team in 2010.
College Basketball Career
Perry Jones started his college career in Baylor and impressed everyone with 11 Points and 8 rebounds. His phenomenal career was just about to start and his stats read 13.9 points, 1.2 assists,s, and 7.2 Rebounds.
Despite the impressive individual career, his team was far from impressive and went into an 18-12 win/ loss record which is why they did not qualify for the NCAA tournament.
However, In March 2010 Perry’s life and career took a drastic but very bad term when he was expelled from the sports by NCAA since he received improper benefits from the coach.
The benefits were over $1000 to Jones’s parents in the form of a loan which was duly played. After 1 month, Perry announced he will return to the court after fulfilling his ban period to complete his first-ever season.
In 2012, Perry Jones was eligible for the NBA draft. He was selected by Oklahoma Thunder in the 28th round. In his first season, he did not have much to do and when in to complete the assignment for Tulsa 66ers.
However, a year later in the 2013 season he became an integral part of the team playing over 60 games. Perry also improved his ranking averaging over 3.5 points per game.
During his time on the Thunders, Perry developed a good partnership with Legendary player Kevin Durant.
Kevin Durant even stated Jones as the “best athlete” to ever play with.
Perry Jones carer in the 2014-15 season was only drafting from one team to another. First, he was drafted by Oklahoma Thunder to Boston Celtics in 2019 for a second-round pick.
After making only 5 preseason appearances for Boston Celtics he was released and eventually Perry Landed on the team of Iowa Energy in the 2015 NBA draft.
Perry Jones went to Khimki Moscow in the 2016-2017 season. He only played one game before leaving the club.
What is the height of Perry Jones? Perry Jones stands at the height of 6 ft 11 inches tall and weighs about 106 kg. Jones has black color hair and black color eyes.
Perry’s horoscope sign is Virgo. He is American regarding nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity. Jones has not revealed his religion as of yet.
Jones is really disciplined and loved playing any sports when he was starting his career. However, his coach and father Perry Jones Sr, wanted him to pursue a career in Basketball.
Since his childhood days, Jones was always disciplined and training for his career but one bad moment nearly ruined his career and life.
Who is Perry Jones married to? Perry Jones is currently married to sports broadcaster and basketball coach Stephanie Ready.
They have not revealed when they married but it is rumored they have dated for almost 5 years before dating each other. The couple has two children, a son, and a daughter. Their names are Ivy and a son named James.
There is not much information about any other girls that Jones was dating before Stephanie Ready. So maybe he married the only girl he loved.
Jones’s father’s name is Perry Jones Sr and his mother’s name is Terri Jones. Perry Jones Sr is also a popular basketball player and coach of Perry Jones III.
Regarding his siblings, Perry also had three younger brothers however there is not much information regarding what they do for a living.
What is the net worth of Perry Jones? Jones is a popular basketball player who made his career from Oklahoma Thunder.
His main source of income is from his career as a player and also from various brand deals such as Nike boots, T-shirts, gym trainers, and many more.
Currently, his net worth is approximately $10 million as of 2022.
- Perry Jones’s father Perry Jones Sr is a basketball coach.
- He is married to TV personality and basketball coach Stephanie Ready.
- Perry was suspended for improper benefits in his high school career days.
- His net worth is approximately $10 million as of 2022.
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