Phill Jones

Team New Zealand Breakers New Zealand Breakers
Born Jan 25, 1974
Nationality New Zealand New Zealand
Team History
New Zealand Breakers New Zealand Breakers 1993 - present

In the 2007-08 season, Phill Jones was 1 of the 2 players in New Zealand Breakers who participated in all 32 matches. He took the opportunity to play for more than 27 minutes of court time per match and finished with an impressive 14.1 points per game and completed 42.8 percent 3-pointers.

Jones made his New Zealand NBL debut in 1993 for Nelson. In 1994 and 1998, he won NBL titles with the Giants. He was chosen as the Kiwi MVP in 1996, 1998 and 2001. Since his debut, he has been one of the leading scorers for New Zealand. At the 2004 Olympic Games, he scored 21 points per game and became the second best scorer in the games. He has FIBA World Championship experience in Japan in 2006 and Indianapolis in 2002. 4 seasons were spent by him with Cantu in Italy and thereby he also gained experience in Finland and Italy.

Career Highlights

Phill Jones has appeared in 59 games over 2 seasons – 2007-08 and 2008-09. His field goal percentage was 0.45, 3-point field goal percentage was 0.43 and free throw percentage was 0.87. He amassed 869 points, 101 assists, 195 rebounds and 43 steals.

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