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Popeye Jones  Assistant Coach, Indiana Pacers

Professional Experience

2013-Present
Assistant Coach, Indiana Pacers

2011-2013
Assistant Coach, New Jersey/Brooklyn Nets

2007-2010
Player Development Coach, Dallas Mavericks

Career Highlights

Has won at least 49 games in 5 of 6 seasons as a coach

Drafted 41st overall in the 1992 NBA Draft and enjoyed an 11-year NBA career with Dallas, Toronto, Boston, Denver, Washington, and Golden State

Led the NBA in offensive rebounds during the 1994-95 season

Holds Dallas Mavericks record for most rebounds in a game with 28 vs IND on 1/9/96

His three sons, Justin, Kaleb, and Seth, are all accomplished hockey players; Seth was picked 4th overall in the 2013 NHL Draft by the Nashville Predators

Honored at the Ohio Valley Conference as Athlete of thee Year in 1991 and 1992

Jones led the nation in rebounding with Murray State University during the 1990-1991 season. In 2007, he was inducted in MSU's Hall of Fame and had his No. 54 jersey retired.