Dallas Mavericks: 10 players you forgot played for the team
Remember when Eddie Jones played for the Dallas Mavericks?
Eddie Jones may be best known for his incredible athleticism. He dunked his way into the hearts of fans with the Los Angeles Lakers. After two All-Star appearances, he was traded to the Charlotte Hornets in 1999. The Lakers moved Jones to create more playing time and shots for Kobe Bryant. They would go on to win their first of three straight titles the following year.
Jones was an All-Star during his lone full season in Charlotte. He averaged over 20 points per game and the lead the NBA in steals. Jones was traded to the Heat in 2000.
The three-time All-Star did not come to Dallas until 2007. He was 36-year-old and beginning what would be his final NBA season. Jones averaged 3.7 points and 2.8 rebounds in 19.6 minutes per over 47 games. He saw minutes in three of the Mavericks’ five playoff games that season. They lost in the first round against the Hornets.
The 36-year-old was traded after the year but never played another NBA minute. Most remember his time in Los Angeles, Charlotte, and Miami. His one season in Dallas may slip your mind, but Jones will always be thought of as a special talent.
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