MESN Audio: Newest Maine Red Claws Josh Jones

Posted by: MBR on Sat Nov 5th, 2011 11:08 am
Congratulations to Josh for all his accomplishments and we wish him the best as he goes forward..Josh joined us on the Maine Sports Network on Friday click here for the interview
Posted by: MBR on Sun Nov 6th, 2011 8:28 am
TRAVIS LAZARCZYK: Jones earned his shotBy Travis Lazarczyk The photo is almost seven years old now and was taken shortly before the start of Josh Jones' senior basketball season at Erskine Academy.The photo graced the cover of the Morning Sentinel/Kennebec Journal Winter Sports 2004-05 preview. Jones, wearing his blue Erskine uniform, No. 23, is throwing down a vicious dunk, the kind that makes everyone near the backboard cover his head or scamper away.There's a lot of the future in that dunk.On Thursday, the 6-foot-4 Jones was selected in the sixth round of the NBA Developmental League draft by the Rio Grande Valley Vipers. On Friday, he was traded to the Maine Red Claws. Jones earned his draft status after attending a two-day D-League tryout in August."It doesn't surprise me because he's the best athlete I've ever coached in 18 years," said Tim Bonsant, Jones' coach at Erskine.for full story ... 11-05.html
Posted by: MBR on Tue Nov 15th, 2011 7:04 am
Jones one of Maine's own in Red Claws' training campBy Randy Whitehouse PORTLAND When the Maine Red Claws hold their third home opener on Dec. 3, there is a chance the usual sellout crowd at the Portland Expo will be cheering a fellow Mainer.Former Erskine Academy and Husson star Josh Jones is one of 13 players on the Red Claws' training camp roster. Jones, who is from Jefferson, is the second Maine native to wear a Red Claws uniform. Former Lawrence High School and Maine Maritime Academy star Matt Clement was cut during training camp before the Red Claws' inaugural season in 2009.for full story ... mp/1115480