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Terrence Jones

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Biography

Background

2013-14 SEASON:
DND two games (1/20/14-1/22/14) with a deep left thigh bruise suffered at practice (1/19/14) … DND one game (4/1/14) with flulike symptoms … selected for the 2014 BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge played during 2014 NBA All-Star Weekend in New Orleans (2/14/14), recording 14 points (7-10 FG) and six rebounds in 16:19 off the bench to help TEAM HILL to a 142-136 win over TEAM WEBBER … posted 10 points (2-4 3FG), 11 rebounds and three blocks at Philadelphia (11/13/13) … scored 14 points (6-11 FG) to go with 12 boards and three blocks vs. Denver (11/16/13) … led the Rockets with a game-high 24 points (10-12 FG) vs. Boston (11/19/13), notching 17 points (8-8 FG), six rebounds and one block in the first half alone … had 18 points (7-10 FG, 2-3 3FG) and 10 boards vs. Minnesota (11/23/13) … notched 10 points (4-10 FG) and 16 rebounds in a 112-106 win at San Antonio (11/30/13) … reached double-figuring scoring in a careerhigh eight consecutive games (11/16/13-11/30/13) … recorded 16 points (7-12 FG), 10 rebounds, three steals and three blocks vs. Golden State (12/6/13), marking the first time in his career to reach each of those statistical categories in a single game … registered 16 points (6- 13 FG, 2-4 3FG), 13 boards, five blocks and two steals vs. Orlando (12/8/13) … dished out a career-high six assists vs. Chicago (12/18/13) … posted 21 points (9-20 FG), 14 rebounds and three blocks in a career-high 42:14 of action in a 111-98 win at San Antonio (12/25/13) … hit his first seven shots of the game en route to 20 points (10-14 FG) vs. Memphis (12/26/13), marking the first time in his career to post consecutive 20-point performances … finished with 12 points (6-10 FG), 11 boards, four blocks and two steals vs. Sacramento (12/31/13) … collected 15 points (7-14 FG) and 13 rebounds (6 offensive) in a 113-99 win vs. the L.A. Lakers (1/8/14) … racked up 19 points (7-14 FG, 5-5 FT), a career-high 17 rebounds (14 defensive) and three blocks in a 114-107 win at Washington (1/11/14) … collected 12 points (6-11 FG), 12 boards, three blocks and two steals in a 104-92 victory at Boston (1/13/14) … scored 25 points (10-17 FG) in a 103-100 comeback win at New Orleans (1/15/14) and matched his career high of six blocked shots (4/15/13 at Phoenix) … posted 16 points (6-12 FG) and 13 rebounds vs. Oklahoma City (1/16/14) … led Houston with a careerhigh 36 points (14-20 FG, 7-10 FT), 11 rebounds (6 offensive) and two blocks in a 114-104 win vs. Milwaukee (1/18/14), matching his previous career high in points in the first half alone (25 points) behind a 21-point second quarter (7-7 FG, 7-8 FT) … became the second youngest player in Rockets history to post his first 30-point game at 22 years and nine days (30 by Hakeem Olajuwon on 12/4/84 at 21 years and 318 days) … finished with 21 points (9-12 FG) and nine boards in a 97-90 win vs. San Antonio (1/28/14) … led the Rockets with 22 points (10-15 FG) and 10 rebounds in a 118-110 win vs. Detroit (3/1/14) … totaled 19 points (8-13 FG) and 12 rebounds in a 106-103 win vs. Miami (3/4/14), including a run of seven consecutive points for the Rockets in the fourth quarter to give Houston the lead for good … added 17 points (8-10 FG), 11 boards and two blocks in a 101-89 win at Orlando (3/5/14), giving him three consecutive double-doubles for the first time in his career … registered a game-high 30 points (11-15 FG, 3-4 3FG, 5-7 FT) and four blocks in a 124-86 win vs. Utah (3/17/14) … posted 20 points (8-15 FG), seven rebounds, a career-high four steals and two blocks vs. Philadelphia (3/27/14) … has reached 20-plus points on 10 occasions on the season, which includes three 30-point performances … posted 16 points (7-12 FG), 11 rebounds and two blocks in a 111-107 win vs. Oklahoma City (4/4/14) … now has 17 double-doubles on the season and 19 double-figure rebounding games … chipped in a game-hightying 33 points (13-18 FG, 1-1 3FG, 6-8 FT) in a 145-130 win at the L.A. Lakers (4/8/14) marking the third time this season of reaching 30-plus points in a game.

PREVIOUS SEASONS:
2012-2013: In his rookie season with Houston, averaged 5.5 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.00 blocks in 19 games … was a DNP (CD) for 24 games (10/31/12-11/9/12; 11/14/12- 11/16/12; 11/21/12; 12/4/12; 12/8/12-12/12/12; 12/22/12; 1/25/13-1/26/13; 2/20/13-3/3/13; 3/17/13- 3/20/13; 4/1/13) … placed on the inactive list for 39 games (12/1/12; 12/14/12; 12/25/12-1/23/13; 1/28/13-2/13/13; 3/6/13-3/15/13; 3/22/13-3/30/13) … made his NBA debut vs. Detroit (11/10/12), posting five points (1-3 3FG) and two blocks … came off the bench with eight points (4-7 FG), four rebounds, three assists, two steals and one block at the L.A. Lakers (11/18/12) … recorded 12 points (4-12 FG, 4-4 FT) and eight rebounds at Utah (11/19/12) … assigned to Houston’s single-affiliation NBA D-League partner Rio Grande Valley on Nov. 30 and recalled on Dec. 3 … re-assigned to the Vipers on Dec. 14 and recalled on Dec. 16 … re-assigned to Rio Grande Valley on Dec. 26 and recalled on Jan. 14 … re-assigned to the Vipers on Jan. 16 and recalled on Jan. 22 … underwent a minor procedure on his left big toe on Jan. 22 … re-assigned to the Vipers on Feb. 1 … selected as a 2013 NBA D-League All-Star … recalled from Rio Grande Valley on Feb. 14 … re-assigned to the Vipers on Mar. 21 and recalled on Apr. 1 … averaged 19.0 points, 9.0 rebounds and 2.5 assists in 24 games (15 starts) with Rio Grande Valley … at the time of his recall, stood seventh in the D-League in scoring average (19.0) and seventh in the league in rebounds per game (9.0) … posted his first career double-double with a careerbest 14 points (6-11 FG), a career-high 12 rebounds (8 offensive) and two steals at Sacramento (4/3/13) … totaled 13 points (5-11 FG, 2-4 3FG), six boards and two blocks at Denver (4/6/13) … led the Rockets with a career-high-tying 12 rebounds vs. Memphis (4/12/13) … had five blocked shots to go with a careerhigh three steals vs. Sacramento (4/14/13) … in consecutive games he set the team’s overall season high in blocks with a career-best six blocked shots at Phoenix (4/15/13), adding 12 points (6-11 FG) and four boards.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
Selected by Houston with the 18th overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft … Rockets announced his signing on July 26, 2012.

COLLEGE:
An early entry candidate for the 2012 NBA Draft, averaged 14.0 points, 8.0 rebounds and 1.8 blocks in 76 games (69 starts) over his two seasons at Kentucky … was one of just six players in UK history to record 1,000 points, 500 rebounds and 140 blocks in a career … as a sophomore, helped the Wildcats win the 2012 National Championship, while earning Second-Team All-SEC honors … in 2010-11, was selected SEC Freshman of the Year, First-Team All-SEC and was a member of the SEC All-Freshman Team … averaged 15.7 points and 8.8 rebounds as a freshman, leading the SEC in rebounding average and double-doubles (11), as well as ranking sixth in scoring and blocks per game (1.9 bpg).

PERSONAL:
Born Terrence Alexander Jones on Jan. 9, 1992, in Portland, Oregon … the most proud he is of his basketball career is making his mother, Linda, proud of him … cousin of former Arizona All-American and NBA Rookie of the Year Damon Stoudamire … was a McDonald’s All-American out of Jefferson High School (Portland, OR) … played high school basketball with Terrence Ross (Toronto Raptors) … averaged 30.0 points, 14.0 rebounds and 6.0 assists as a senior, leading Jefferson High to its third consecutive State Championship, which is a feat no other 5A or 6A Oregon school had ever accomplished … one of only three players to twice be named The Oregonian Class 5A Player of the Year (others: UCLA’s Kevin Love and Oregon’s Fred Jones) … also played quarterback and wide receiver in football … enjoys playing ping pong and video games … favorite athlete while growing up was Magic Johnson.

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