Jones decides not to exercise contract option, becomes free agent
Updated: June 26, 2008, 1:34 PM ETAssociated Press
The option would have made Jones a Trail Blazer through the upcoming season and paid him about $3.1 million.
Jones averaged eight points in 58 games last season. He had 91 3-pointers.
Portland acquired the five-year veteran forward last year on draft day. He can begin negotiating with other teams on Tuesday.
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