Found June 29, 2013 on Orlando Magic Daily:
Dequan Jones was one of the feel-good stories of the offseason anywhere in basketball. Here was an undrafted reserve guard from Miami (Fla.) who got a chance to impress at the Magic's Summer League, got an invite to training camp and then unseated a veteran in Quentin Richardson to earn a roster spot. Then there he was two game sinto the season starting. It was incredible. Unfortunately, Dequan Jones will have to do it all over again. The Magic announced Saturday that they will not extend Jones a qualifying offer, making him an unrestricted free agent once free agency begins on July 1. The Magic are expected to invite Jones to play on the team's Summer League roster, but that offers no guarantee. Jones averaged 3.7 points per game and shot 43.5 percent from the floor in 63 appearances for the Magic. That included 17 starts. Again, impressive for an undrafted rookie who never started a game in college and averaged only 14.5 minutes per game in his four-year ca...
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