MBB Canes in the Pros - Jan. 15, 2013
Eight Hurricanes are currently on professional basketball rosters around the world, including three on NBA rosters. Keep updated on Canes in the pros below.
DeQuan Jones - Orlando Magic
In 24 games for the Orlando Magic, including nine starts, DeQuan Jones has averaged 3.0 points and 2.0 rebounds while shooting 42.9 percent from the field in 11.1 minutes per game. He has made eight of his 13 free throw attempts.
James Jones - Miami Heat
James Jones has come off the bench for the Miami Heat averaging 1.4 points, connecting on 6-of-18 of his shots from behind the arc. The nine-year veteran holds a 40.1 career 3-point shooting percentage, making 603 total.
John Salmons - Sacramento Kings
John Salmons, in 28 starts, is averaging 9.6 points 2.8 rebounds and a team high 3.3 assists for the Sacramento Kings. In 29.1 minutes per game, Salmons is connecting on 42.8 percent shots from the field and 80.1 percent from the charity stripe.
Brian Asbury - Cajasol Banca Civica Sevilla (Spain)
Leading his team with 1.2 steals a game; Brian Asbury is also averaging 11 points and 3.5 rebounds in 25 minutes of play for Cajasol in Spain. Starting in 23 games this season, Asbury is shooting 47.4 percent from the field.
Malcolm Grant - APOEL Nicosia B.C. (Cypress)
In 20.7 minutes for the APOEL Nicosia, Malcolm Grant is raking in 6.5 points, 1.6 rebounds and 1 assist a game. In 8 games, Grant is shooting 35.8 percent from the field while connecting on 75 percent of his shots from the free throw line.
Lance Hurdle - Wollongong Hawks (Australia)
Playing in 15 games for the Wollongong Hawks in Australia, Lance Hurdle is his team's second leading scorer with 11.2 points while grabbing 2.5 rebounds per contest. In 27.5 minutes of play, Hurdle is making 38.6 of his shots with a 35.8 shooting percentage from behind the arc. Hurdle is also shooting 75 percent from the line.
Anthony King - Artland Dragons (Germany)
Anthony King is leading the Artland Dragons in rebounds per game, grabbing 6.5 a game, and field goal percentage, shooting 55.2 percent. In 24 games, King is averaging 10.5 points and 1.17 steals in 24.8 minutes. The 6'9 big man is also shooting 77.8 percent from the line.
Adrian Thomas - Bakersfield Jam (NBDL)
After his brief stint with the Hamamatsu Phoenix in Japan, Adrian Thomas has returned to the United States to play in the NBA Development League. In 3 games for the Bakerfield Jam, Thomas is averaging 5 points and 2.7 rebounds while shooting 27.8 percent from the field.