High School:: Peekskill High School in New York
Famous Alumni From Peekskill HS: Elton Brand, Hilton Armstrong
High School Head Coach: Lou Panzanaro
What Lou Panzanaro Is Saying: Every summer he's added something to his game. When he first came up, as an eighth grader, he didn't really handle the ball. He was more of a rebounder. He's really improved and developed his game. This summer he worked on attacking the basket. I think his overall understanding of the game of basketball has improved.
What Scout.com's Brian Towey Is Saying: A rangy wing, Mookie is terrifically long and great in transition, an exciting run-and-jump athlete. He established himself as a shooting threat as an underclassman, and has gradually expanded his range. From 16 feet on out, he is very capable (lethal along the baselines).
Improvements Needed: Mookie is trying to improve the skill of taking the ball past his defender to help open up his jumper. He still has to work on something of an in-between game, and continue to work on his ballhandling. He has a bit of a slight frame, and has to keep getting stronger.
Strengths: Jones thrives in transition, getting out and running the floor for easy baskets. He's explosive on the break. He's a player who can impact a game at both ends of the floor.