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June 27, 2002

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Pacers invest in Jones' future - Eugene Register-Guard
Lead paragraph: You wouldn't have suffered in the stock market this past year if you could have invested in Frederick Jones.

Pacers go off the board - The Indianapolis Star (
Lead paragraph: Oregon's Fred Jones taken with 14th pick.

Pacers' chances to select Jones benefit from his pre-draft injury - The Indianapolis Star (
Lead paragraph: Oregon guard's torn rotator cuff limits his performance at Chicago camp, forces him to cancel some individual workouts.

Pacers make right move picking Jones - The Indianapolis Star (
Lead paragraph: It's just flat presumptuous and evil to proclaim Fred Jones, a guy less known than the middle Osmond child, a championship draft pick for the Indiana Pacers.

Rocky road ends in dream lap - Oregonian
Lead paragraph: When you stop for a moment and think about Freddie Jones' path to Wednesday night's NBA draft, you understand why it was smiles for everyone at his family's Gresham home.

Ducks guard taken at 14 in NBA draft - Salem Statesman Journal
Lead paragraph: Oregon's Freddie Jones goes higher than expected to Pacers.

Freddie Jones selected by Indiana with 14th overall pick in 2002 NBA Draft. - UO Athletics
Lead paragraph: Oregon guard first of seven Pac-10 alums to be drafted into NBA.

Off to the Pacers - Oregon Daily Emerald
Lead paragraph: Freddie Jones becomes the first Duck since 1991 to be selected in the first round of the NBA Draft

Draft Tracker: Frederick Jones -
Lead paragraph: Notes: One of the most talented athletes to ever come out of Oregon, Jones leaves Eugene as the only Oregon player ranked in eight different career top 10 categories.

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