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Bobby Jones News & Bio


Name:Bobby Jones
Hometown:Charlotte, NC
High School:South Mecklenburg
Born:December 18, 1951 (67)
Height/Weight:6-9
Position:Forward
Notes:Basketball

Bobby Jones Becomes 11th Tar Heel Elected To Naismith Hall Of Fame
Bobby Jones, a standout on Dean Smith's teams in the early 1970s and one of the NBA's greatest defensive players, is a member of the...

Former UNC and Sixers Great Bobby Jones Selected to Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
"The Secretary of Defense" is one of the newest members of the Hall of Fame. Bobby Jones, an eight-time NBA All-Defensive First Team selection, has...

Is Bobby Jones finally about to make the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame?
“I got a letter from the basketball hall of fame,” Bobby Jones begins. “I’m a finalist again.” He shrugs. He has gotten a similar letter...

Podcast: Bobby Jones On The NBA Finals, ’72 Olympics & Other Courtside Tales
Bobby Jones built a basketball career on his ability to guard other players, to the point where Nike created a marketing campaign calling him the...

Dwight Clark, one of Charlotte's greatest pro athletes, has died
Dwight Clark, who starred at Charlotte’s Garinger High before scoring an iconic touchdown immortalized as “The Catch” for the San Francisco 49ers, died Monday of...

A Case For The Naismith Hall Of Fame: Bobby Jones
An All-American and first-team All-ACC in 1974, Bobby Jones was a great college player, but it’s his NBA resume that will get him into the...

Philadelphia 76ers to Honor NBA, UNC Great Bobby Jones with Sculpture on ‘76ers Legends Walk’
The Philadelphia 76ers will reveal the fifth sculpture on “76ers Legends Walk” in honor of NBA champion and 76ers legend Bobby Jones. Jones was named...

UNC-Boston College Quick Takes
With his 22 points, Justin Jackson passed Raymond Felton (1260), Ed Cota (1261), Bobby Jones (1264), and Vince Carter (1267) to move into 46th place...

John Calipari, Kentucky Players Post-UNC Press Conference Transcript
Justin Jackson had 34. How well do you think he played? Calipari: He knew, as soon as he saw Isaiah was on him, he said,...

For one North Carolina legend, Wells Fargo Center can provide a history lesson
Brice Johnson didn’t come to Philadelphia for the sightseeing. So focused was he that he didn’t even take a peek at the rafters, where Billy...


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