MBB Canes in the Pros - Feb. 7, 2013
DeQuan Jones - Orlando Magic
Providing 12.3 minutes a game off the bench, DeQuan Jones is averaging 1.9 rebounds and 3.1 points on 42.6 percent shooting for the Orlando Magic. The rookie guard has also started 13 games this season.
John Salmons - Sacramento Kings
John Salmons, a 10-year veteran, is contributing 9.0 points, 3.0 assists and 2.7 rebounds a game for the Sacramento Kings. The 6-6 swingman has started 39 games this season, averaging 29 minutes per contest and is also shooting 42.6 percent from the field.
James Jones - Miami Heat
James Jones has been an elite 3-point marksman in the NBA over the past decade, as he's connected on 604 career 3-pointers. This season for the Miami Heat, Jones is coming off the bench averaging 1.4 points in 4.3 minutes. He's connected on seven of his 20 attempts from behind the arc this season.
Brian Asbury - Cajasol Banca Civica Sevilla (Spain)
In 29 games for Cajasol Banca, Brian Asbury is pouring in 10 points a game on 47.9 percent shooting from the field and 40 percent shooting from distance. The 6-7 forward is also pulling down 3.4 rebounds and swiping 1.07 steals in 23 minutes a contest.
Malcolm Grant - Wollongong Hawks (Australia)
Since signing with the Wollongong Hawks to replace his former Hurricane teammate Lance Hurdle (injury), Malcolm Grant is scoring 8.6 points a game on 42 percent shooting from the field and 43 percent from distance. The Brooklyn native is also averaging 1.5 assist and 1.6 rebounds in 23 minutes a game.
Lance Hurdle - Wollongong Hawks (Australia)
Lance Hurdle is still mending a torn ACL he suffered earlier this season. Prior to the injury Hurdle was averaging 11.2 points on 38.6 percent shooting, while grabbing 2.5 rebounds and tossing 1.4 assists per contest.
Anthony King - Artland Dragons (Germany)
Anthony King, in 26 games, is scoring 10.5 points and pulling down a team-leading 6.6 rebounds in 25 minutes a game. The 6-9 center is also shooting 78.8 percent from the charity stripe and 52 percent from the field.
Jack McClinton - Fort Wayne Mad Ants (NBDL)
Jack McClinton has returned from Europe to pursue his NBA career in the United States. The six-foot floor general entered the NBA Development League draft and was selected by the Reno BigHorns, but was later traded to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants. Due to injury, McClinton has not played in a game for the Mad Ants yet.
Adrian Thomas - Bakersfield Jam (NBDL)
In 10 minutes a game for the Bakerfield Jam, Adrian Thomas is chipping in 3.6 points, 1.8 rebounds and is connecting on 73 percent of his attempts from the free throw line.