•NBA CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
•Selected by Golden State in the first round (30th overall) of the 2016 NBA Draft.
•Won an NBA Championship with Golden State in 2017.
•2016-17 HIGHLIGHTS WITH GOLDEN STATE & SANTA CRUZ (NBA G LEAGUE):
•Appeared in 10 games with Golden State, averaging 1.9 points and 2.3 rebounds in 8.5 minutes while shooting 50.0 percent from the field.
•Recorded a career-high-tying four points to go with career-highs in rebounds (7) and blocks (2) on 4/12 vs. the L.A. Lakers.
•Logged a career-high 21 minutes to go with a career-high-tying four points on 3/11 at San Antonio.
•Tied his career-high with four points on 2/13 at Denver.
•Scored the first NBA points of his career on 2/1 vs. Charlotte, finishing with four points, two rebounds and one block in four minutes off the bench
•Made his NBA debut on 12/10 at Memphis, logging nine minutes off the bench.
•Inactive 64 times, including the season’s first 13 games due to surgery on 6/14/16 to repair a torn right pectoral muscle... DNP-CD eight times.
•Appeared in 31 games (21 starts) over the course of nine assignments with the Santa Cruz Warriors of the NBA G League, averaging 11.3 points, 7.2 rebounds, 2.10 blocks and 1.1 assists while shooting 58.3 percent from the field in 26.4 minutes.
•Recorded five double-doubles (all point/rebound) with Santa Cruz.
•Named NBA G League Player of the Month for games played in March and April, averaging 17.6 points and 7.8 rebounds in 30.4 minutes while shooting 65.4 percent from the field in 12 games in March and April.
•Scored a season-high 25 points with Santa Cruz to go with seven rebounds and five blocks on 3/31 vs. Los Angeles.
•Tallied back-to-back double-doubles with Santa Cruz, recording 17 points and 12 rebounds to go with a season-high six blocks on 3/21 at Rio Grande Valley and 23 points and 12 rebounds on 3/23 at Austin.
•Grabbed a season-high 14 rebounds with Santa Cruz on 1/8 at Austin.
•Made his professional debut with Santa Cruz on 11/25 vs. Sioux Falls, tallying seven rebounds and two points in 23 minutes.
•Appeared in three postseason games (all starts) with Santa Cruz during the Warriors’ Western Conference Semifinals matchup against the Oklahoma City Blue, averaging 13.3 points, 7.3 rebounds and 2.67 blocks in 24.0 minutes.
•2017 POSTSEASON HIGHLIGHTS WITH GOLDEN STATE:
•Appeared in four games, totaling seven points in 21 minutes.
•Matched playoff career-highs with two points, two rebounds and one steal in Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals on 5/22 at San Antonio.
•Tied a playoff career-high with two points in a playoff career-high seven minutes in Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals on 5/16 vs. San Antonio.
•Scored a playoff career-high two points in Game 4 of the First Round on 4/24 at Portland.
•Made his NBA playoff debut in Game 2 of the First Round on 4/19 vs. Portland, scoring one point and grabbing a playoff career-high two rebounds in six minutes.
•Inactive 10 times... DNP-CD three times.
•COLLEGIATE HIGHLIGHTS WITH VANDERBILT:
•Appeared in 99 games (95 starts) over three seasons, averaging 13.3 points, 6.4 rebounds and 1.69 blocks in 27.1 minutes played.
•Finished his collegiate career ranked second on Vanderbilt’s career blocks list (167) behind only Festus Ezeli, and his 1.69 blocks per game career mark ranked second-best in program history.
•Ranked third on Vanderbilt’s all-time list in field goal percentage for his career (.566).
•Two-time First Team All-SEC honoree... Earned SEC All-Defensive honors as a sophomore... Named to the SEC All-Freshman Team.
PERSONAL: Full name is Damian William Jones... Born on June 30, 1995... Son of David and Dana Jones... Has two brothers, Darian and Darryl... Engineering science major with a concentration in corporate strategy and a minor in engineering management... Held an internship at Exxon in high school... Won back-to-back state championships in his junior and senior high school seasons at Scotlandville Magnet... Named Louisiana’s 5A Player of the Year as a senior... Enjoys watching Cartoon Network.