American professional basketball player Tyus Robert Jones Sr. plays for the National Basketball Association’s Memphis Grizzlies in Memphis.
Where is Tyus Jones from?
Tyus Jones is from Burnsville, Minnesota, United States.
Prior to signing with the Memphis Grizzlies in the 2019 offseason, Tyus Jones spent four seasons playing for his hometown team, the Minnesota Timberwolves. As a member of the 2014–15 National Championship squad, he played college basketball for the Duke Blue Devils during his freshman year.
Rivals.com, Scout.com, and ESPN all placed him in the top 10 players in the nation for the 2014 high school class. He was the Class 4A state champion in the Minnesota State High School League, the three-time Minnesota Associated Press Boys Basketball Player of the Year, and the three-time Minnesota Boys Basketball Gatorade Player of the Year for Apple Valley High School.
With a 7.04 assist-to-turnover ratio in the 2021–22 NBA season, Jones broke his own mark. Jones re-signed with the Grizzlies on July 6, 2022, to a two-year, $30 million deal.