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Steve Clifford on Kai Jones: “He’s tough, he’s a terrific athlete, he’s got a good nose for the ball, and he’s playing very smart”

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Charlotte Hornets head coach Steve Clifford discussed the underrated abilities of 2nd year big man Kai Jones following his solid performance (9 points, 12 rebounds, and 1 block) in a 110-108 home win vs. the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday.

(via Steve Reed- Associated Press) 

“I don’t see that he’s doing anything that he can’t do every night,” Hornets coach Steve Clifford said. “He’s playing to his real strengths. He’s tough, he’s a terrific athlete, he’s got a good nose for the ball, and he’s playing very smart.”

Kai Jones is a human pogo stick 🔥
NICK RICHARDS BLOCK ❌ KAI JONES SLAM  😤
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