Derrick Jones Jr. 2022-Net Worth, Salary, Records, Endorsements and Personal Life

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Derrick Labrent Jones Jr. is a professional basketball player for the National Basketball Association’s Chicago Bulls and here is everything you need to know about Derrick Jones Jr., including his net worth, records, personal life, and more.

Derrick Jones Jr. Facts

PositionSmall forward / Power forward
LeagueNBA
BornFebruary 15, 1997 (age 25)
Chester, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight210 lb (95 kg)
High schoolArchbishop John Carroll
(Radnor, Pennsylvania)
CollegeUNLV (2015–2016)
NBA draft2016 / Undrafted
Playing career2016–present
2016–2017Phoenix Suns
2016–2017→Northern Arizona Suns
2017–2020Miami Heat
2017–2018→Sioux Falls Skyforce
2020–2021Portland Trail Blazers
2021–presentChicago Bulls
Social mediaInstagram
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Derrick Jones Jr.

After going undrafted in the 2016 NBA draft, Jones signed with the Phoenix Suns in September 2016. He joined the Miami Heat in December 2017 and helped the team reach the NBA Finals in 2020. He agreed to terms with the Portland Trail Blazers in November 2020. Jones joined the Bulls in August 2021.

Derrick Jones Jr. Salary and Net Worth

Derrick Jones Jr. is a $2 million net worth American professional basketball player. He is best known for his victory in the 2020 NBA Slam Dunk Contest.

Derrick Jones Jr. agreed to a two-year, $6,560,000 contract with the Chicago Bulls, with $6,560,000 guaranteed and an annual average salary of $3,280,000. Jones Jr. will earn a base salary of $3,200,000 in 2022-23, with a $3,200,000 cap hit and a $3,200,000 dead cap value.

Derrick Jones Jr. College Career

During the 2015-16 NCAA season, Jones played as a freshman for the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels. The NCAA Eligibility Center requested the ACT investigate test scores got by Jones and several other minority student-athletes from a specific testing location in Baltimore, Maryland, before the start of the season. Despite this, Jones received NCAA clearance before UNLV’s first game against Cal Poly in November.

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Jones in action for his university

On February 29, 2016, the ACT testing service informed UNLV that Jones’ score had been cancelled. As a result, the NCAA ruled Jones ineligible to compete, forcing him to miss the final three games of UNLV’s season.

Derrick Jones Jr. Professional Career

Jones declared for the 2016 NBA draft on April 7, 2016, but by not hiring an agent, he left open the possibility of returning to UNLV or attending another college programme. Jones hired an agent later that month and remained in the draft.

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Jones with Phoenix Suns

Derrick Jones went undrafted in the 2016 draught and later joined the Sacramento Kings for the NBA Summer League. He was unable to play for the Kings during the tournament because of a groin injury.

On December 31, 2017, Jones signed a two-way contract with the Miami Heat. Jones, who had a two-way contract with the Heat, split his time between the Heat and their NBA G League affiliate, the Sioux Falls Skyforce.

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Jones in action for Miami Heat

He made his first start for the Heat on January 9, 2018, in only his third game, recording eight points, five rebounds, one assist, and two blocks in 28 minutes against the Toronto Raptors. Jones agreed to terms with the Heat on a two-year, $3.2 million standard contract on July 1, 2018.

Jones agreed to terms with the Portland Trail Blazers on a two-year, $19 million contract on November 22, 2020.

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Jones during his lone stint at Portland

The Chicago Bulls acquired Jones in a three-team sign-and-trade that included the Cleveland Cavaliers on August 28, 2021, along with a first and second-round pick. Jones suffered a right knee injury against the Brooklyn Nets on January 12, 2022.

Derrick Jones Jr. Endorsements

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Derrick Jones Jr. in his PUMA Hoops

Puma has signed the Forward to a multiyear footwear and apparel endorsement contract.

Derrick Jones Jr. Achievements and Records

  • NBA Slam Dunk Contest champion (2020)
  • Mr. Pennsylvania Basketball (2015)

Derrick Jones Jr. Personal Life

Jones is the youngest of three siblings.

Jones was diagnosed with the coronavirus on June 25, 2020.

FAQs about Derrick Jones Jr.

How many kids does Derrick Jones Jr have?
Three sons
Who is Derrick Jones Jr dad?
Derrick Jones Sr.
How old is Derrick Jones Jr?
25 years (15 February 1997)

Derrick Labrent Jones Jr. is a professional basketball player for the National Basketball Association’s Chicago Bulls and here is everything you need to know about Derrick Jones Jr., including his net worth, records, personal life, and more.

Derrick Jones Jr. Facts

PositionSmall forward / Power forward
LeagueNBA
BornFebruary 15, 1997 (age 25)
Chester, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight210 lb (95 kg)
High schoolArchbishop John Carroll
(Radnor, Pennsylvania)
CollegeUNLV (2015–2016)
NBA draft2016 / Undrafted
Playing career2016–present
2016–2017Phoenix Suns
2016–2017→Northern Arizona Suns
2017–2020Miami Heat
2017–2018→Sioux Falls Skyforce
2020–2021Portland Trail Blazers
2021–presentChicago Bulls
Social mediaInstagram
Derrick%20Jones%20Jr.%20Bulls%20dunk%20USAT
Derrick Jones Jr.

After going undrafted in the 2016 NBA draft, Jones signed with the Phoenix Suns in September 2016. He joined the Miami Heat in December 2017 and helped the team reach the NBA Finals in 2020. He agreed to terms with the Portland Trail Blazers in November 2020. Jones joined the Bulls in August 2021.

Derrick Jones Jr. Salary and Net Worth

Derrick Jones Jr. is a $2 million net worth American professional basketball player. He is best known for his victory in the 2020 NBA Slam Dunk Contest.

Derrick Jones Jr. agreed to a two-year, $6,560,000 contract with the Chicago Bulls, with $6,560,000 guaranteed and an annual average salary of $3,280,000. Jones Jr. will earn a base salary of $3,200,000 in 2022-23, with a $3,200,000 cap hit and a $3,200,000 dead cap value.

Derrick Jones Jr. College Career

During the 2015-16 NCAA season, Jones played as a freshman for the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels. The NCAA Eligibility Center requested the ACT investigate test scores got by Jones and several other minority student-athletes from a specific testing location in Baltimore, Maryland, before the start of the season. Despite this, Jones received NCAA clearance before UNLV’s first game against Cal Poly in November.

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Jones in action for his university

On February 29, 2016, the ACT testing service informed UNLV that Jones’ score had been cancelled. As a result, the NCAA ruled Jones ineligible to compete, forcing him to miss the final three games of UNLV’s season.

Derrick Jones Jr. Professional Career

Jones declared for the 2016 NBA draft on April 7, 2016, but by not hiring an agent, he left open the possibility of returning to UNLV or attending another college programme. Jones hired an agent later that month and remained in the draft.

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Jones with Phoenix Suns

Derrick Jones went undrafted in the 2016 draught and later joined the Sacramento Kings for the NBA Summer League. He was unable to play for the Kings during the tournament because of a groin injury.

On December 31, 2017, Jones signed a two-way contract with the Miami Heat. Jones, who had a two-way contract with the Heat, split his time between the Heat and their NBA G League affiliate, the Sioux Falls Skyforce.

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Jones in action for Miami Heat

He made his first start for the Heat on January 9, 2018, in only his third game, recording eight points, five rebounds, one assist, and two blocks in 28 minutes against the Toronto Raptors. Jones agreed to terms with the Heat on a two-year, $3.2 million standard contract on July 1, 2018.

Jones agreed to terms with the Portland Trail Blazers on a two-year, $19 million contract on November 22, 2020.

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Jones during his lone stint at Portland

The Chicago Bulls acquired Jones in a three-team sign-and-trade that included the Cleveland Cavaliers on August 28, 2021, along with a first and second-round pick. Jones suffered a right knee injury against the Brooklyn Nets on January 12, 2022.

Derrick Jones Jr. Endorsements

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Derrick Jones Jr. in his PUMA Hoops

Puma has signed the Forward to a multiyear footwear and apparel endorsement contract.

Derrick Jones Jr. Achievements and Records

  • NBA Slam Dunk Contest champion (2020)
  • Mr. Pennsylvania Basketball (2015)

Derrick Jones Jr. Personal Life

Jones is the youngest of three siblings.

Jones was diagnosed with the coronavirus on June 25, 2020.

FAQs about Derrick Jones Jr.

How many kids does Derrick Jones Jr have?
Three sons
Who is Derrick Jones Jr dad?
Derrick Jones Sr.
How old is Derrick Jones Jr?
25 years (15 February 1997)

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