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Los Angeles Lakers | #30 | Center

Damian

Jones

PPG

2.7

RPG

2.5

APG

0.3

PIE

8.6

HEIGHT

6'11" (2.11m)

WEIGHT

245lb (111kg)

COUNTRY

USA

LAST ATTENDED

Vanderbilt

AGE

27 years

BIRTHDATE

June 30, 1995

DRAFT

2016 R1 Pick 30

EXPERIENCE

6 Years

6'11" | 245lb | 27 years

DRAFT

2016 R1 Pick 30

BIRTHDATE

June 30, 1995

COUNTRY

USA

LAST ATTENDED

Vanderbilt

EXPERIENCE

6 Years

Player Bio

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

Two-time NBA Champion (2020) ... Has appeared in 199 NBA games (74 starts) for the Warriors, Hawks, Suns, Lakers and Kings, averaging 5.6 points and 3.4 rebounds in 15.3 minutes per game ... Scored in double figures 38 times, including four games with 20+ points ... Tallied three double-doubles ... Shot 66.5 percent from the field (438-659) ... Playoffs: Appeared in 12 games for the Warriors (one start), averaging 1/2 points and 0.9 rebounds in 3.3 minutes ... Shot 50.0 percent from the field ... NBA G League: Appeared in 76 regular season games (66 starts) for the Santa Cruz Warriors, averaging 13.5 points, 7.7 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 28.9 minutes ... Scored in double figures 57 times, including 14 games with 20+ points ... Tallied 19 double-doubles ... Career Transactions: Selected by Golden State with the 30th overall selection in the 2016 NBA Draft ... Signed with Golden State on July 13, 2016 ... Acquired by Atlanta along with a 2026 second-round pick from the Golden State Warriors in exchange for Omari Spellman on July 8, 2019 ... Signed with Phoenix on November 28, 2020 ... Waived by the Suns on February 23, 2021 ... Signed a 10-day contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on February 26, 2021 ... Signed a second 10-day contract with the Lakers on March 11, 2021 ... Signed a 10-day contract with Sacramento on April 7, 2021 ... Signed a second 10-day contract with Sacramento on April 17, 2021... Signed with the Sacramento Kings on April 27, 2021 ... Signed with the Los Angeles Lakers on July 1, 2022

BEFORE NBA

Appeared in 99 games (95 starts) for Vanderbilt, averaging 13.3 points, 6.4 rebounds and 1.7 blocks in 27.1 minutes per game ... Scored in double figures in 74 games, including 14 games with 20+ points ... Tallied 14 double-doubles ... Finished his career ranked second on the Commodores’ career blocks list (167) ... Shot 56.6 percent from the field ... 2015-16 (Vanderbilt): All-SEC Second Team ... Appeared in 33 games (all starts), averaging 13.9 points, 6.9 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 1.6 blocks in 16.2 minutes ... Shot 59.0 percent from the field ... Dropped a career-high 27 points on 2/23 at Florida ... Collected 16 rebounds vs. Georgia on 2/20 ... Registered seven double-doubles ... 2014-15 (Vanderbilt): SEC Second Team and SEC All-Defense Team ... Appeared in 35 games (34 starts), averaging 14.5 points, 6.5 rebounds and 2.0 blocks in 29.1 minutes ... Led the SEC in field goal percentage, shooting 56.2 percent from the field ... Ranked third in the SEC in blocks per game (2.0) ... Had a 24-point, 12-rebound double-double on 11/16 vs. Trevecca Nazarene ... 2013-14 (Vanderbilt): SEC All-Freshman Team ... Appeared in 31 games (28 starts), averaging 11.3 points, 5.7 rebounds and 1.4 blocks in 25.7 minutes ... Recorded a career-high seven blocks at South Carolina on 2/13

PERSONAL LIFE

Born June 30, 1995 in Baton Rouge, LA ... Full name is Damian William Jones ... Son of David and Dana Jones ... Has two brothers, Darian and Darryl ... At Vanderbilt, was an Engineering Science major with a concentration in corporate strategy and a minor in engineering management ... Held an internship at Exxon while in high school ... Won back-to-back Louisiana state championships as a junior and senior at Scotlandville Magnet High School in Baton Rouge, where he was named the state’s 5A Player of the Year as a senior