Marion Jones To Play For The WNBA

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marionjonesshockAfter losing five Olympic gold medals amidst a performance enhancing drug scandal and a federal prison sentence, Marion Jones will return to sports through the WNBA.

Jones has signed a free agent deal to play for Oklahoma’s Tulsa Shock. The former sprinter previously signed a deal with the Phoenix Mercury in 2003 but never played.

Speaking during a press conference Jones says she “welcomes the chance” to play in the league.

“The W.N.B.A. players are the greatest women’s basketball players in the world. I welcome my chance to play alongside them.”

She will reportedly make $35,000,in the coming season.

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