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Jones' father also his 'best friend'

Updated: July 28, 2010, 7:25 PM ET
By Jeff Caplan | ESPNDallas.com

It was no surprise who Dominique Jones chose to watch the NBA draft with or where he watched it. For the most significant night of his life, he wouldn't dare be with anyone other than his dad or anywhere other than his grandmother's house in Lake Wales, Fla.

But as the celebration continued after the South Florida guard was selected by the Memphis Grizzlies with the No. 25 pick -- before his rights were purchased by the Dallas Mavericks -- one figure in his life wasn't there, and it really ...

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