Marion Jones makes final cut for WNBA's Shock
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Former Olympic sprinter Marion Jones has made the roster for the WNBA's Tulsa Shock.
The 34-year-old Jones, the oldest rookie in the league, is known for her triumphs as a track sprinter at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, and later for having her five medals taken away for using steroids. She won a national championship in 1994 as the point guard for North Carolina's team.
Jones' spot on the Shock's roster was secured Friday when the team, which moved from Detroit after last season, released center Olayinka Sanni and got down to the 11-player roster limit.
Sanni had played in 31 games each of the past two seasons with the Shock, and averaged 3.6 points and two rebounds.