Jones was drafted in the second round by the New Orleans Pelicans with the 35th overall pick in the 2021 NBA Draft. He rose up draft boards with his 2021 SEC Player of the Year season and hasn't stopped improving now that he's in the NBA.
Alabama freshman guard Joshua Primo was selected No. 12 overall by the San Antonio Spurs in the 2021 NBA Draft. Primo's selection gives the Alabama Crimson Tide its second first round lottery draft pick in two years following Kira Lewis's selection in last year's draft.
Former Alabama point guard and current New Orleans Pelican Kira Lewis is showing his character in his first offseason as a professional basketball player. Lewis had a big week giving back to both his parents and his alma mater.
Former Crimson Tide star and one of just six lottery picks in program history, Collin Sexton, stopped in Tuscaloosa for a workout amidst what is shaping up to be a tumultuous offseason for the young point guard.