Earl Jones (basketball)

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Earl Jones
Personal information
Born (1961-01-13) January 13, 1961 (age 58)
Oak Hill, West Virginia
Listed height7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)
Listed weight210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High schoolSpingarn (Washington, D.C.)
CollegeDistrict of Columbia (1980–1984)
NBA draft1984 / Round: 1 / Pick: 23rd overall
Selected by the Los Angeles Lakers
Number1, 31
Career history
1984–1985Los Angeles Lakers
1986Milwaukee Bucks
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Earl Jones (born January 13, 1961) is an American retired professional basketball player. He was a 7'0" (213 cm) 210 lb (95 kg) center born in Oak Hill, West Virginia and played collegiately at the University of the District of Columbia from 1980 to 1984. He played for two NBA teams.

Jones was selected by the Los Angeles Lakers with the 23rd pick in the 1st round of the 1984 NBA Draft.[1] He played one season for the Lakers and one for the Milwaukee Bucks. Jones also played for two teams in the Continental Basketball Association, the Kansas City Sizzlers and Rockford Lightning.[2]


  1. ^ 1984 NBA Draft Archived 2007-10-17 at the Wayback Machine, basketballreference.com
  2. ^ 1995-96 Official CBA Guide and Register, page 308

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