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Disgraced American sprinter Marion Jones works out with Pro basketball team

Track and field superstar Marion Jones’ bid to get her athletic career back on track brought her to Tulsa on Saturday for a high-intensity workout with Shock coach Nolan Richardson.

Jones was stripped of five medals she won in the 2000 Summer Olympics after she admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs prior to the Summer Games.

“I started to think about wanting to get back into the world of sport last year,” Jones said after a high-intensity workout with Ashley Golston, Chelsea Ledbetter and Verressa Gaston and in front of Richardson and Shock assistants Wayne Stehlik and Tammy Bagby.

“I have an enormous passion for the game of basketball and I felt like I still had something to contribute to the world of sports….Read More