Two well-known Duke basketball brothers, Memphis Grizzlies level guard Tyus Jones and San Antonio Spurs level guard Tre Jones, battled final Monday night time within the Grizzlies’ 121-113 victory at residence. It was the primary time that every of the Jones brothers drew a beginning nod for one among their conferences. And it is protected to say it will not disappoint.
They each lead their respective groups in factors and assists.
Tyus Jones, a 2014-15 one-and-done nationwide champion with the Blue Devils, tallied 24 factors, six assists, and three steals in 35 minutes of motion for the Grizzlies (27-13). The 26-year-old, who averaged a career-high 10.8 factors and 4.8 assists per sport this season, served because the starter instead of Ja Morant (proper thigh ache).
Tre Jones, who spent two seasons as Duke basketball’s ground normal and have become the 2020 ACC Participant and Defender of the 12 months, completed with 18 factors and 7 dimes in half-hour. The 23-year-old has performed in and began all however one sport this season for the Spurs (13-28), averaging career-highs of 13.3 factors and 6.4 assists.
Afterwards, they confirmed their concord close to mid-court.
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Then they summed up their emotions concerning the unforgettable expertise to the media:
- Tyus Jones: “It is a second you have been dreaming of, actually.”
- Tre Jones: “There’s no one else on the earth I might slightly begin in opposition to.”
Later, they expressed their gratitude for the night time on Twitter:
Fortuitously for followers of the Jones brothers, they are going to have it again at 8 pm ET Wednesday when the Memphis Grizzlies host the San Antonio Spurs once more. Each might begin once more, relying on Morant’s situation.
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