Suns Assign Jones Jr. to Northern Arizona

The Phoenix Suns have assigned forward Derrick Jones Jr. to the Northern Arizona Suns, their NBA Development League affiliate.

Jones has averaged 15.5 points on 55.0 percent shooting and 7.0 rebounds in two games with the NAZ Suns. This is his second assignment to the NAZ Suns of the season, also being assigned on Nov. 3 before being recalled on Nov. 19. Jones made his NBA debut with the Phoenix Suns on Nov. 19, playing three minutes at Philadelphia.