Grizzlies waive veteran guard Jones
Memphis, TN (Sports Network) – The Memphis Grizzlies waived veteran guard
Eddie Jones on Tuesday.
In 29 games this season, Jones averaged 5.6 points, 2.1 rebounds and 1.1
“We thank Eddie for his tremendous contributions during his stay in Memphis,”
said Grizzlies president of basketball operations Jerry West. “He was a
consummate professional and we wish him well in his future basketball
endeavors. On a personal note, I think he has a bright future in basketball
after his playing days are over.”
Jones was acquired by Memphis from Miami in a five-team trade in August of
2005. In 104 games with the Grizzlies, Jones averaged 10.1 points, 3.3
rebounds and 2.0 assists per game.
Through 872 career games, Jones has tallied 15.7 points, 4.1 rebounds and 3.1
assists per game.