Don’t look now ...
Warriors recall rookie Damian Jones from the D-League. Will be interesting to see if he's active tonight for the first time.— Anthony Slater (@anthonyVslater) November 28, 2016
Initial reviews are skeptical ...
Not sure Damian Jones being called up means he's ready to play. Probably more so because Santa Cruz is hitting road for a spell. #Warriors— John Dickinson (@JDJohnDickinson) November 28, 2016
While his D-League minutes have featured a bit too many fouls (he fouled out in 13 minutes of play last night), Jones has been active in the paint with his defense. He was working out with the team earlier this year, so this could be another good chance with the extended homestand to get more minutes during off-day practices with the starters.
Could we see Jones in garbage time instead of a guy like James Michael McAdoo?
Here is the official press release by the Warriors’ front office:
And here are some Golden State of Mind thoughts about the big man to mull over before tip-off: