Shock Signs Tiffany Jackson-Jones to Multi-Year Deal

The Tulsa Shock have signed forward Tiffany Jackson-Jones to a multi-year contract. Jackson-Jones led the Shock in scoring in 2011 averaging 12.4 points per game and in rebounds grabbing 8.4 per game. In 2011, Jackson-Jones also led Tulsa in minutes played averaging 33.9 per game. Jackson-Jones did not play in the 2012 season as she welcomed her first child.

�I am so excited to get back on the court,� Tiffany Jackson-Jones said �Most of all I am happy I get to play here in Tulsa. There's nowhere else I'd rather go. The direction this organization is going is what I want to be a part of.�

�We're extremely pleased to be able to sign Tiffany to a multi-year contract,� Shock Head Coach Gary Kloppenburg said. �She embodies the kind of player and person that we want to continue to build our team with. She is tough, relentless, and physical on the court and a wonderful role model for the Tulsa community. She is excited to be back in Tulsa with her new family and we are elated to get her back on board.�

�In addition to being the Shock�s leading scorer in 2011, Tiffany led the team in rebounds and minutes played,� Shock President Steve Swetoha said. �Her commitment and loyalty to our organization and her skills on the court certainly warranted a multi-year deal and we can�t wait to see her in training camp this May.�

The Shock�s home opener will be May 27th against the Washington Mystics at the BOK Center. The game will be broadcasted live on ESPN2.