Career Highlights

Marcel is a very versatile forward who can play both the SF and PF positions. Marcel has good size for the SF position. He is aggressive offensively using his length to go inside against smaller players. He has a good midrange game and some polished moves going to the basket. Over the years he has become a better three point shooter. Because of his good length and long wing span, Marcel is a very good rebounder. He never tries to do too much or get out of control. Marcel can guard 4 different positions- SF, PF, SG, and PG. He has very good hands and picks up a fair number of steals. His overall feel for the game is solid.

Marcel has had a successful basketball career, playing hoops all over the world. He has played in Germany, Italy (Eurocup), Finland, Bosnia (Balkan League), Romania (Eurochallenge), Great Britain, and in New Zealand. In 2012 Marcel was voted to the All-Balkan League Honorable Mention Team, and in 2013 he was voted to the Romanian League All-Star Game. Marcel also played in the 2008 NBA Summer League for the Chicago Bulls. He possesses a New Zealand passport as well.

Before turning pro, Marcel played four years for Oregon State in college. As a senior in 2007-08 he averaged 10.4ppg, 5.7rpg, 1.1apg. As a junior in 2006-07 he averaged 15ppg, 6rpg, 1.3apg, and 2spg. Prior to college Marcel Jones graduated from Mater Dei High School in Los Angeles, CA in 2004. He is a three-time All-CIF and All-Sierra League selction. As a senior he averaged 20ppg, 7rpg, and 2.4 apg.


Marcel was born in Los Angeles, CA on September 2, 1985. He is the son of Marie and Michael Jones. He has two brothers. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Communication. His favorite basketball player is Kobe Bryant.


“I have been with Scott from the start of my career and he has helped me thru the good and bad times. I have been afforded the opportunity to play all over the world at various levels. Scott and his team at Rize really have all the contacts needed to get a job anywhere in the world!”

  • Position: F

    Height: 6-8

    Weight: 220 lbs

    Birthdate: September 2, 1985

    High School:
    Mater Dei - Los Angeles, CA

    Oregon St.

    Passport: USA/New Zealand


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