Sports history in Black: Eddie Jones

By Mike Patton

October 20- Eddie Jones was a talented basketball player who was a first-round pick for the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1994 NBA Draft. Before there was Kobe Bryant in Los Angeles, Eddie Jones was the wing player everyone adored in Los Angeles.  He would go on to play for a couple other teams after being traded from Los Angeles, but many remember him for what he did for that organization. He was born on this day in 1971.

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