December 13, 2017, 8:40 am
The deal won’t be official until later this week as Santa Cruz has the first claim in the rotating waiver pool by which they will acquire Jones. The No. 18 pick in the 2012 draft, he signed a one-year, $2 million deal with a Chinese Basketball Association team (Qingdao) in July but was waived in late November after getting in an argument with his coach. He is still only 25 years old and should be back on the radar if he proves that his character issues belong in the past.