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Blazers’ Jones Jr. Featured Inside NBA’s Top 10 Plays

It might have been an ugly result against the Bulls for the Trail Blazers, but Derrick Jones Jr. provided a bright spot with an impressive dunk.

Chicago Bulls v Portland Trail Blazers Photo by Steph Chambers/Getty Images

Trail Blazers newcomer Derrick Jones Jr. showcased his stellar athleticism on Tuesday with a jaw-dropping dunk against the Bulls. In the middle of the third quarter, CJ McCollum found Jones for a transition slam that earned recognition inside the NBA’s Top 10 plays for the night.

Here is the complete list from the NBA’s YouTube stream. Jones’ exploits earned the No. 4 spot on the list.

Outside of that highlight-worthy dunk, Jones also recorded three steals, three rebounds and one block in 31 minutes against the Bulls. Through seven contests to the start the 2020-21 season, the former Heat forward is averaging 6.0 points and 3.9 rebounds per game.

Jones and the Blazers return to action on Thursday against the Timberwolves.