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 2005 Statistics
                    REBOUNDS PER GAME  
 Team G GS MPG FGM-A FG% 3PM-A 3P% FTM-A FT% OFF DEF TOT APG SPG BPG TO PF PPG
No Statistics Data Available.
Career Highlights

  • Named first team All-WNBA in 2001 season
  • Jones scored her 1,500th point half during the Rockers win on July 25, 2001
  • Posted a career-high 26 points on 10-17 FG (career-high 10 FGM) and 6-7 FT vs. Los Angeles on June 22, 2001
  • Pulled-down her 500th career rebound on June 24, 2001 at Miami
  • On June 7, 2001 vs. the New York Liberty, Jones surpassed forward Eva Nemcova as the Rockers' all-time leading scorer, Jones is first on the Rockers all-time scoring list with 1628 points

  • Personal

  • Nickname "Lake" was coined by her mother
  • Likes working with children
  • Interned with the Tallahassee Parks and Recreation Commission while in school
  • The oldest of four children, she has a brother, George III, and two sisters, Mya and Lotoia
  • When not playing basketball, enjoys softball and tennis
  • Sings gospel at Bryant Missionary Baptist Church in Montgomery
  • Lists proudest moment as her college graduation
  • Long range goal is to open her own business, and start a program for the youth in her neighborhood
  • Full name is Merlakia Kenyatta Jones

  •  Season Highs / Career Highs
      2005 HIGHS CAREER HIGHS
     Points None 27 2 Times
     Field Goals Made None 11 2 Times
     Field Goals Attempted None 21 vs. Portland 6/26/2001
     Three Point Field Goals Made None 3 3 Times
     Three Point Field Goals Attempted None 6 vs. Los Angeles 7/20/2002
     Free Throws Made None 10 vs. Phoenix 7/13/2001
     Free Throws Attempted None 10 2 Times
     Offensive Rebounds None 6 vs. Detroit 7/23/1999
     Defensive Rebounds None 9 2 Times
     Total Rebounds None 12 @ Los Angeles 6/5/2001
     Assists None 6 vs. Sacramento 6/19/2000
     Steals None 6 vs. New York 8/21/1999
     Blocks None 2 vs. Orlando 8/14/1999
     Minutes Played None None
     CAREER AVERAGES
                    REBOUNDS PER GAME  
    YEAR TEAM G GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% OFF DEF RPG APG SPG BPG TO PF PPG
     1997  CLE   28 1 21.0 .402 .417 .714 1.10 1.80 2.90 .9 .82 .11 1.93 1.96 8.2
     1998  CLE   30 21 22.8 .464 .350 .753 .90 2.20 3.20 1.3 1.07 .10 1.73 2.30 9.5
     1999  CLE   32 8 26.7 .434 .278 .769 1.50 2.30 3.80 1.6 1.28 .16 2.06 2.53 10.8
     2000  CLE   32 32 29.6 .474 .311 .681 1.60 2.70 4.30 2.0 .91 .06 1.88 2.69 11.0
     2001  CLE   30 30 33.3 .438 .265 .793 1.40 4.00 5.50 1.5 .97 .13 1.77 1.97 13.5
     2002  CLE   32 32 34.2 .399 .278 .785 1.00 4.50 5.50 2.3 1.38 .13 1.72 1.88 12.2
     2003  CLE   34 15 19.8 .337 .308 .718 .50 2.30 2.90 1.3 .65 .09 1.06 1.74 4.8
     2004  DET   33 2 15.7 .371 .267 .750 .70 1.40 2.10 .6 .58 .06 .79 1.24 5.5
     Career     251 141 25.3 .420 .299 .753 1.10 2.67 3.76 1.4 .95 .10 1.60 2.03 9.4
     Playoff     18 10 26.3 .422 .296 .833 1.67 3.33 5.00 1.3 .67 .06 1.00 2.00 9.7

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