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Jones in Hall class of 2013

Former Grambling State hoops’ star set for state honor
Submitted photo Former Grambling State University and professional basketball star Jimmy Jones will be one of the inductees into the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame this summer in Natchitoches.

From Pete Maravich to Bob Pettit and Willis Reed, Louisiana has its share of outstanding basketball players through the years.

So many, in fact, that sometimes some names simply get overlooked or maybe under appreciated.

Jimmy Jones fits that category.

A household name he honestly isn’t, even if his achievements, statistics and awards befit someone of Hall of Fame caliber.

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