Marcel Jones

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Marcel Jones

Player Bio

Number: 62

Position: Forward

Birthdate: 2 September, 1985

Height: 203 cm

School/University: Mater Dei High School, Santa Ana, California

Club: Taranaki Mountain Airs

Previous NBL Clubs – Manawatu Jets (2009 and 2012-13), Wellington Saints (2010), Canterbury Rams (2014, 2016 & 2017), Super City Rangers (2018), Southern Huskies (2019), Taranaki Mountain Airs (2020)

“Mr Double-Double” averaged 22.7 points and 12.8 rebounds for the Airs last season.

A naturalised American Jones graduated from Oregon State University in 2008.

In addition to playing in New Zealand Jones has played in Australia, Germany, Finland, Hungary, United Kingdom, Syria, Bosnia, Romania, Italy, Turkey, Kosovo, Slovenia, Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and most recently (2021) in Bahrain.

In 2019 he averaged 20.5 points and 11.2 rebounds for the Southern Huskies.

In total he has played 121 games in the NBL spread over 9 seasons with 5 different clubs.