|Feb. 23 12:57 PM PT1:57 PM MT2:57 PM CT3:57 PM ET20:57 GMT4:57 1:57 PM MST3:57 PM EST0:57 UAE (+1)21:5715:57 ET2:57 PM CTNaN:� - New Orleans waived Jones on Thursday minutes after the NBA trade deadline passed. According to multiple reports, the decision to let go of the 25-year-old Jones was "mutual."
Analysis: The acquisition of DeMarcus Cousins earlier in the week signaled a decrease in playing time for Jones. The Pelicans tried to trade him at the deadline, but couldn't find the right deal or trade partner and decided to waive him instead, the Advocate (Baton Rouge) reported.
|Feb. 10 9:15 AM PT10:15 AM MT11:15 AM CT12:15 PM ET17:15 GMT1:15 10:15 AM MST12:15 PM EST21:15 UAE18:1512:15 ET11:15 AM CTNaN:� - Jones (sprained right thumb) won't play Wednesday, the fourth straight game he will miss.
Analysis: New Orleans' third-leading scorer, Jones is averaging 15 points and 5.9 rebounds over his last nine games. He had a 21-point, eight-rebound performance Wednesday against Utah.
|Feb. 8 8:10 PM PT9:10 PM MT10:10 PM CT11:10 PM ET4:10 GMT12:10 9:10 PM MST11:10 PM EST8:10 UAE05:1023:10 ET10:10 PM CTNaN:� - Jones scored 21 points in the Pelicans' 127-94 loss to the Jazz on Wednesday.
Analysis: Jones is averaging 15.0 points over his last nine games.
|Jan. 27 6:40 PM PT7:40 PM MT8:40 PM CT9:40 PM ET2:40 GMT10:40 7:40 PM MST9:40 PM EST6:40 UAE (+1)03:4021:40 ET8:40 PM CTNaN:� - Jones was back on the bench Friday against the Spurs, but still delivered 21 points on 8-of-14 shooting and seven rebounds.
Analysis: With Anthony Davis back in the lineup, Jones was back to his normal reserve role. He's averaged 23.0 points on 55.1 percent shooting and 7.3 boards in his last three games.
|Jan. 24 11:11 AM PT12:11 PM MT1:11 PM CT2:11 PM ET19:11 GMT3:11 12:11 PM MST2:11 PM EST23:11 UAE20:1114:11 ET1:11 PM CTNaN:� - Jones came through big-time Monday as he started in place of the injured Anthony Davis, tying a career high with 36 points and grabbing 11 rebounds in a win over Cleveland.
Analysis: Even though he's likely headed back to the bench with Davis set to return, Jones could see an uptick in minutes after dominating the Cavs. Jones had averaged just 11 points in his previous four games.
|Jan. 12 6:19 PM PT7:19 PM MT8:19 PM CT9:19 PM ET2:19 GMT10:19 7:19 PM MST9:19 PM EST6:19 UAE (+1)03:1921:19 ET8:19 PM CTNaN:� - Jones had 24 points and 12 rebounds for his fifth double-double in the Pelicans' 104-95 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday.
Analysis: Jones had only averaged 7.6 points over his previous seven games.
|Dec. 23 7:29 AM PT8:29 AM MT9:29 AM CT10:29 AM ET15:29 GMT23:29 8:29 AM MST10:29 AM EST19:29 UAE16:2910:29 ET9:29 AM CTNaN:� - Jones missed Friday's game against Miami due to an illness but is expected to return in Monday's matchup with Dallas.
Analysis: It's a big loss for New Orleans as Jones has totaled 38 points in his last two games. The Pelicans' sixth man had missed only one other game this season.
|Dec. 21 7:50 PM PT8:50 PM MT9:50 PM CT10:50 PM ET3:50 GMT11:50 8:50 PM MST10:50 PM EST7:50 UAE (+1)04:5022:50 ET9:50 PM CTNaN:� - Jones put up 21 points off the bench in the Hornets' loss to Oklahoma City on Wednesday.
Analysis: Though he's still mostly a role player, the fifth-year forward is on a nice five-game run in which he's averaged 13.5 points and 7.2 rebounds while notching a pair of double-doubles.
|Dec. 20 5:49 PM PT6:49 PM MT7:49 PM CT8:49 PM ET1:49 GMT9:49 6:49 PM MST8:49 PM EST5:49 UAE (+1)02:4920:49 ET7:49 PM CTNaN:� - Jones had 17 points, 10 rebounds and three assists Tuesday.
Analysis: He's averaging 12 points and 8.2 rebounds in the last five games off the bench.
|Nov. 23 8:40 PM PT9:40 PM MT10:40 PM CT11:40 PM ET4:40 GMT12:40 9:40 PM MST11:40 PM EST8:40 UAE05:4023:40 ET10:40 PM CTNaN:� - Jones had another strong performance off the bench for the Pelicans on Wednesday, recording 17 points for a second straight night and adding seven rebounds in a win over Minnesota.
Analysis: Jones has really stepped up his play to help New Orleans win five of its last six games. The forward is averaging 16.2 points and 7.2 rebounds over that stretch and is becoming a player to monitor for fantasy purposes.
|Nov. 22 7:48 AM PT8:48 AM MT9:48 AM CT10:48 AM ET15:48 GMT23:48 8:48 AM MST10:48 AM EST19:48 UAE16:4810:48 ET9:48 AM CTNaN:� - Jones (illness) played Tuesday at Atlanta and had 17 points and six rebounds.
Analysis: He's averaging 16 points and 7.2 boards over the last five games.
|Nov. 16 5:51 PM PT6:51 PM MT7:51 PM CT8:51 PM ET1:51 GMT9:51 6:51 PM MST8:51 PM EST5:51 UAE (+1)02:5120:51 ET7:51 PM CTNaN:� - Jones, who started at power forward Wednesday in place of injured Anthony Davis, led the Pelicans with 26 points and grabbed nine rebounds.
Analysis: Jones is averaging 18.3 points and 7.7 rebounds in his three starts this season, so he's someone to keep an eye on if Davis misses more time.
|Nov. 4 7:18 PM PT8:18 PM MT9:18 PM CT10:18 PM ET2:18 GMT10:18 7:18 PM MST9:18 PM EST6:18 UAE (+1)03:1822:18 ET8:18 PM CTNaN:� - Jones finished with 19 points, seven rebounds, six assists and four blocks in Friday's overtime loss to the Suns.
Analysis: It was Jones' first start of the season after averaging six points in his first four games.
|July 22 3:55 PM PT4:55 PM MT5:55 PM CT6:55 PM ET22:55 GMT6:55 3:55 PM MST5:55 PM EST2:55 UAE (+1)00:5518:55 ET5:55 PM CT21:55 - Jones has left the Rockets to sign a one-year deal with the Pelicans on Friday.
Analysis: Jones, who was Anthony Davis' teammates on Kentucky's 2012 national championship team, has spent his first four NBA seasons with Houston, posting career averages of 10.4 points and 5.8 rebounds.
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