Matthew Elliot Jones (born December 5, 1994) is an American basketball player for the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the Duke Blue Devils.
Jones was on the Blue Devils' 2014–15 NCAA Championship team. After Rasheed Sulaimon was dismissed, Jones was moved into the starting lineup. “I’ve definitely tried to grasp it and take ahold of it,” Jones said.. “Obviously we didn’t want Rasheed to leave, but at the same time, personally, I was ecstatic about it. I just told myself that it was my moment now, and I had to just take advantage of it.”
In the Elite Eight, he scored 16 points, going 4-for-7 on three pointers in a win against Gonzaga. As a result, he was named to the South Region all-tournament team. The all-regional performance came at NRG Stadium in Houston, just over 3 hours away from Jones' home in DeSoto, Texas.
During Jones's career at DeSoto High School, the team went 131-18 record, and he was named All State, 2nd team All American from MaxPreps, and played in both the Jordan Classic and the McDonald's All American game. He has two sisters and a brother. One sister, Jordan, also played in the McDonald's high school basketball game--they are the 3rd brother/sister duo to play in that all star game.