|Full name||Frederick Terrell Jones|
|birthday||11th March 1979 (age 41)|
|place of birth||Malvern , Arkansas , United States|
|position||Shooting Guard / Point Guard|
|NBA draft||2002 , 14th Pick, Indiana Pacers|
|Clubs as active|
|2002–2006 Indiana Pacers 2006–2007 Toronto Raptors 2007 Portland Trail Blazers 2007–2008 New York Knicks 2008–2009 Los Angeles Clippers 2009–2010 Pallacanestro Biella 2010–2011 Guangdong Southern Tigers
In 2004 he won the Slam Dunk Contest at the NBA All-Star Weekend when he was active for the Indiana Pacers . However, Jones had little chance of asserting himself with the Pacers, as other guards , such as Jamaal Tinsley or Stephen Jackson were preferred. For this reason, Jones did not renew his contract.
Since the Toronto Raptors lacked guards, the team's management had to act. So they came across Jones, who saw this as an opportunity to gain a foothold in the NBA. Jones agreed directly to the contract negotiations. After a strong start with the Canadian team, Jones was rarely used in January 2007.
On February 21, 2007, on the day of the trade deadline , Jones was finally handed over to the Portland Trail Blazers by the Raptors in exchange for Guard Juan Dixon . After the 2006/07 season it was also passed on by the Blazers.
On June 28, 2007 Jones was transferred along with Zach Randolph , Dan Dickau and the draft rights to Demetris Nichols , in exchange for Steve Francis , Channing Frye and a second-round draft pick for the 2008 NBA draft to the New York Knicks . Jones played there for a season. This was followed by a shorter stint with the Los Angeles Clippers and two engagements abroad, in Italy and China.
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Jones, Frederick Terrell|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||American basketball player|
|DATE OF BIRTH||March 11, 1979|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Malvern (Arkansas) , Arkansas|