Former Duke standout named NBA Summer League MVP

It’s not like the basketball world hasn’t seen this before from Tyus Jones.

His clutch play in leading Duke to the 2015 NCAA Championship earned him the nickname “Tyus Stones”. Heck, even President Barack Obama made reference to that moniker when the Blue Devils visited the White House to celebrate their national title last year.

So seeing Jones lead his 14th-seeded Minnesota Timberwolves into Monday night’s NBA Summer League Las Vegas championship game is really no shocker.

League officials announced late Sunday night that Jones, a 6-2 guard, is the summer league’s most valuable player.

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