Iona Prep graduate Ty Jerome had back-to-back strong games for the NBA’s Oklahoma City Thunder this past weekend.
In a 119-97 loss to the New York Knicks on Saturday, Jerome finished with 11 points, five rebounds and five assists. The next day, he collected 12 points, six rebounds and five assists in a 128-122 win over Memphis.
Jerome, 23, is averaging 9.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and 3.4 assists per game during the 2020-2021 season.
Jerome led the University of Virginia to the 2019 NCAA Division I championship and was a first-round pick of the Phoenix Suns in the 2019 NBA Draft.
Jerome and the Thunder will play the Atlanta Hawks in Atlanta on Thursday night.