Thursday, August 20th, 2009 at 3:11 am  |  8 responses

Ex-Clipper Jones signs with Italian club

From the NBA to Europe.

The 6-2, 225-pound guard Fred Jones has agreed to terms with the Italian team Biella Angelico. The American has officially agreed to a one-year deal.

In 2004 Jones won the NBA Slam Dunk Contest, beating out ex-champion Jason Richardson.

Jones was a member of the Indiana Pacers, the Toronto Raptors, the Portland Trail Blazers,  the New York Knicks and last season he played in Los Angeles for the Clippers.

Last season  Jones appeared in 52 games for the Clippers and totalled 7.3 points, 2.4 rebounds and 3.6 assists per game.

The Biella Angelico will compete in Eurocup tournament.

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  • mumadone

    American what? Airlines?

  • Young C

    Fred Jones….apparently nobody cares

  • http://slamonline.com/ niQ

    Why? Why not just stay and watch Griffin grow.

  • mumadone

    nice, u changed the grammar

  • http://www.alllooksame.com Tarzan Cooper

    more role players bouncing

  • http://slamonline BossTerry

    Fred is the ex Pacer seen in the background of the crowd during the brawl in Detroit, getting pounded..

  • DDB

    He should have left for Italy right after the Detroit fans got the best of him.

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