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Kenyon Jones

Born: Oct 12, 1977

Death: Aug 18, 2005

Birthplace: Augusta

Nationality: United States

Kenyon Jones

Date of Birth : Oct 12, 1977
Date of Death : Aug 18, 2005
Birth Place : Augusta

Kenyon Jones was an American basketball player. He played four seasons in Greece's top league, HEBA A1. Jones, a 6'10 center from Beach High School in Savannah, Georgia, signed with coach Todd Bozeman at the University of California, Berkeley. Jones played three seasons for the Golden Bears, averaging 6.0 points and 3.0 rebounds per game as a junior in the 1997–98 season. Jones then transferred to the University of San Francisco for his senior season. There he averaged 16.5 points and was named West Coast Conference player of the year. After graduation, Jones played four seasons in the Greek top league, for Panionios B.C., Panathinaikos B.C. and Maroussi B.C., and for the Russian club BC Dynamo Moscow during the 2003-04 season. He also was part of the Macedonia national basketball team. Jones was invited to the Denver Nuggets summer league in 2005, but did not make the team. Jones died on August 18, 2005 in his home in Atlanta, Georgia. Eurobasket.com reported that he died of a heart attack.

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