Trey McKinney-Jones (born August 27, 1990) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for Egis Körmend of the Hungarian Basketball League . He played college basketball for the UMKC Kangaroos and the Miami Hurricanes . [2]

College career

McKinney-Jones played two seasons at UMKC, averaging 10.9 points and 3.8 rebounds in 28.5 minutes per game as a sophomore. He transferred to Miami and sat out the 2010–11 season as a redshirt. As a junior at Miami, he averaged 7.0 points, 3.5 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 0.7 steals in 24.1 minutes per game. In his senior year, McKinney-Jones posted averages of 9.2 points and 3.4 rebounds in 30.3 minutes per game. In the ACC tournament versus North Carolina , he broke the school record for most three-pointers in a tournament game with six. [3]

Professional career

After going undrafted in the 2013 NBA draft , McKinney-Jones signed with the Milwaukee Bucks for training camp on September 30, 2013. [4] He was later waived by the Bucks on October 26 after appearing in two preseason games. [5] The following month, he was acquired by the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA Development League . As a rookie playing for the Mad Ants in 2013–14, McKinney-Jones averaged 14.8 points, 4.5 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.1 steals in 53 games, [6] while helping the team win their maiden championship. [7]

In July 2014, McKinney-Jones joined the Miami Heat for the Orlando Summer League and the San Antonio Spurs for the Las Vegas Summer League. [8] On August 16, 2014, he signed with BCM Gravelines of France for the 2014–15 season. [9] However, in late December, he parted ways with the Gravelines after appearing in 14 games. [10] On February 20, 2015, he was reacquired by the Fort Wayne Mad Ants. [11] He played out the season with the Mad Ants, and in 22 games, he averaged 11.4 points, 4.5 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game. [6]

In July 2015, McKinney-Jones joined the Atlanta Hawks for the 2015 NBA Summer League . The following month, he signed with Maccabi Kiryat Gat of the Israeli Basketball Premier League . [12]

In January 2016, McKinney-Jones joined the Egis Körmend . He is at the club on a try-out.

McKinney-Jones competes for the Ants Alumni in The Basketball Tournament . He was a guard on the 2015 team who made it to the semifinals, falling 87-76 to Team 23 .

Personal life

The son of Dwight Jones and Luann McKinney, Trey McKinney-Jones has three siblings: Laine, Mariel and Dwight. He graduated from the University of Miami in 2012 with a degree in marketing. His uncle, Mark Jones , played basketball professionally with the Orlando Magic . His aunt, Esther Jones , is a track star who won an Olympic gold medal in Barcelona 1992 as a member of the 4 x 100 metres relay . [3]