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Name:Bobby Jones
Hometown:Charlotte, NC
High School:South Mecklenburg
Born:December 18, 1951 (66)
Height/Weight:6-9
Position:F
Notes:Basketball
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...

Six Tar Heels make ESPN's top 100 NBA players
ESPN ranked the 100 top NBA players of all time and six North Carolina players made the list. #1 - Michael Jordan (UNC: 1981–1984), #43...

Bobby Jones to be inducted into FCA's Hall of Champions
Bobby Jones, a retired NBA star who played with the Philadelphia 76ers, has served as an FCA banquet speaker around the Carolinas region, as well...

Defense put Bobby Jones on 1972 Olympic basketball team
One day, while in summer school at the University of North Carolina, Bobby Jones was tracked down by Tar Heels coach Dean Smith. "Coach Smith...


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