OKLAHOMA CITY, June 28, 2012 – The Oklahoma City Thunder selected Perry Jones III with the 28th overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft held this evening at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. Jones III (6-11, 235 pounds), appeared in 63 games during his two season at Baylor University and registered averages of 13.7 points, 7.4 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 32.2 minutes per game.
As a sophomore, Jones III earned AP All-American Honorable Mention honors before leading Baylor to an Elite Eight appearance in the NCAA tournament.
NORMAN -- Last week Kevin Durant was playing in the NBA Finals, and next week he’ll be in Las Vegas with Team USA preparing for the Olympics. On Wednesday and Thursday, he hosted the Kevin Durant Basketball ProCamp in Norman.
By NICK GALLO | Thunder Basketball Writer
In talking with parents of children attending the Thunder Youth Basketball Camp, not only were this week’s sessions about improving their kids’ basketball skills, but teaching them about important off-the-court lessons as well.