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30 Years of Heat: All-Time All Player Countdown #184-181

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Today’s countdown features Bobby Jones, Luther Head, Jim Rowinski, and Kevin Pritchard.

Bobby Jones

184. Bobby Jones

Bobby Jones is a 6'7" small forward from Compton, CA. Born on January 9th, 1984, he played collegiately with the University of Washington, appearing in four seasons and averaging 10 points and five boards over his career. After graduating with the Class of 2006. The Minnesota Timberwolves selected him in the second round of the subsequent draft, with the 37th overall pick. The Wolves immediately traded him to the Philadelphia 76ers for a draft pick and cash.

Jones rookie season would see him play 44 games for Philadelphia. He shot 46% from the field with 57 rebounds in an average of 7.6 minutes per game. Before 2007-08, the Sixers traded him with Stephen Hunter to the Denver Nuggets for Reggie Evans and Ricky Sanchez.

Jones played 25 games for the Nuggets before getting waived. Later in the season, he played with the Memphis Grizzlies (nine games), the Houston Rockets (four games), the Heat (six games), and the San Antonio Spurs (three games). He closed out the season back on the Nuggets roster.

During his tenure in South Beach, Jones hit over half of his shots while playing just a shade under a half per appearance. He also averaged four rebounds per game. On the 21st of March, he scored 15 points on six-of-nine shooting with three rebounds, playing for 28 minutes in a 103-86 loss to the Washington Wizards.

After the season, the Nuggets traded him to the New York Knicks, where he was waived soon afterward and picked up again to play with Miami's taxi squad. He has spent the last nine seasons playing with various international professional basketball teams, including Banca Tercas Teramo, Fabi Shoes Montegranaro, Fulgor Libertas Foli, Giorgio Tesi Group Pistoia, Acea Roma, Juvecaserta, and Unione Cestistica Casalpusterlengo, with whom he is still currently rostered.

Stat Line: six games, 143 minutes, 17-for-32, six-for-15 three-pointers, eight-of-13 free throws, 48 points, 24 rebounds, five assists, two steals.

Cumulative GameScore: 32.1

183. Kevin Pritchard

Kevin Pritchard, a 6'3" point guard from Bloomington, IN, was born on July 17, 1967. He was a four year starter with the Kansas Jayhawks, graduating with the Class of 1990. He averaged around 12 points while playing 29 minutes per game.

The Golden State Warriors selected Pritchard in the second round of the 1990 NBA Entry draft, with the 34th overall pick. He played 62 games with the team that season.

Pritchard went on the play 1991-92 with the Boston Celtics (11 games), 1992-93 with a Spanish team and the 1993-94 season in Italy. Before the following season, he signed a free agent contract with the Heat, but failed to make the team out of camp, eventually signing on with the Philadelphia 76ers in February.

Starting on March 6th, he signed the first of a series of contracts that allowed him to finish out the season in Miami. He shot 45% from the field as a Heat regular, with 11 rebounds and 23 assists. On April 8th, he scored 11 by going five-of-six from the field, with two assists in 20 minutes of a 103-93 loss to the New Jersey Nets. Pritchard closed out his NBA career with two games for the Washington Bullets the following season. He entered the "management," and is currently the President of Basketball Operations for the Indiana Pacers.

Stat Line: 14 games, 158 minutes, 13-for-29, two-for-five three-pointers, 15-for-17 free throws, 43 points, 23 assists, 11 rebounds, two steals, one block.

Cumulative GameScore: 34.6

182. Jim Rowinski

Jim Rowinski was a 6'8" power forward from Syosset, NY. Born on January 4th, 1961, he played four collegiate seasons with the Purdue Boilermakers. Used sparingly his first three seasons, he blossomed in his senior year to average 15 points and seven rebounds in 36 minutes per game. After graduating with the Class of 1984, the Utah Jazz selected him in the fourth round of that season's draft, 86th overall.

Rowinski was unable to latch on with the Jazz, getting waived before camp broke. He didn't make another appearance on any NBA roster until March, 1989, when the Detroit Pistons signed him to a 10-day contract. He played eight minutes over six games. Later that same year, he signed on with the Philadelphia 76ers, playing seven minutes over three games.

On March 8th, 1990, the Heat signed Rowinski for what amounted to the balance of the remaining season. He played in 14 contests, draining 43.8% of his field goal attempts and averaging 3.6 points and 2.1 boards per game. On March 20th, he scored a career high 11 points with four rebounds and a steal in a 112-98 loss to the Indiana Pacers. On April 21st, in the Heat's season finale (and his last NBA appearance), he scored eight points with seven rebounds in 18 minutes of a 130-109 loss to the Atlanta Hawks.

Rowinski later apppeared professionally in Spain, Belgium, Turkey, the CBA, and the USBL, last in 1997 with the Long Island Surf (USBL).

Stat Line: 14 games, 112 minutes, 14-for-32, 22-for-26 free throws, 50 points, 29 rebounds, five assists, two blocks, one steal.

Cumulative GameScore: 35.4

181. Luther Head

Luther Head was a 6'3" shooting guard from Chicago, IL. Born on November 26th, 1982, the Houston Rockets selected him 24th overall in the 2005 draft out of the University of Illinois.

Head averaged nine points, three rebounds and two assists per game over parts of four seasons with the Rockets. Despite his years of distinguished service, they unceremoniously dumped him on February 28th, 2009.

Miami picked him up four days later. Head only played 10 games for Miami, hitting 37% of his field goal attempts and his three-point attempts. He played 21 minutes on March 26th, scoring seven points with four rebounds, five assists, and a steal in a 106-87 loss to the Chicago Bulls.

Head played 47 games for the 2009-10 Indiana Pacers and 36 games for the 2010-11 San Antonio Spurs. Later on, he appeared in the D-League with the Austin Toros and the Texas Legends, in Spain with CB Valldolid, in Mexico with Pioneros de Los Mochis, and in the Dominican Republic with Caneros de la Romana, last in 2015.

Stat Line: 10 games, 176 minutes, 16-for-43, six-for-16 three-pointers, five-for-eight free throws, 43 points, 25 rebounds, 23 assists, 11 steals, one block.

Cumulative GameScore: 36.8