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Dwight Jones

Full name: Dwight Elmo Jones
Gender: Male
Height: 6-7.5 (203 cm)
Weight: 205 lbs (93 kg)
Born: February 27, 1952 in Houston, Texas, United States
Affiliations: Houston Cougars, Houston (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Basketball

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

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Biography

Dwight Jones attended the University of Houston where, at 6-10 (2.08), he usually played center. He played for the US team at the 1971 Pan American Games, although they did not medal, and then, after playing for the 1972 Olympic team, he played one more season in college before declaring himself eligible for the NBA hardship draft. In the 1974 NBA draft, Jones was selected first by the [Atlanta Hawks] and was the ninth pick overall. Jones played for three years in Atlanta and was then traded to the [Houston Rockets]. He later played for the [Chicago Bulls] and finished his NBA career in 1983 with a brief stint with the [Los Angeles Lakers]. During his NBA career he played in 766 games, averaging 8.1 points and 5.9 rebounds per game.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 20 München Basketball Men's Basketball United States USA 2 Silver

Men's Basketball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result PTS TRB TOV
1972 Summer 20 München Basketball United States USA Final Round Match 1/2 2 1972-09-09 URS 51, USA 50 6 3
1972 Summer 20 München Basketball United States USA Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1972-09-07 USA 68, ITA 38 8 1
1972 Summer 20 München Basketball United States USA Group A Match #2 1 1972-08-27 USA 66, TCH 35 15 2
1972 Summer 20 München Basketball United States USA Group A Match #6 1 1972-08-28 USA 81, AUS 55 8 2
1972 Summer 20 München Basketball United States USA Group A Match #12 1 1972-08-29 USA 67, CUB 48 18 0
1972 Summer 20 München Basketball United States USA Group A Match #16 1 1972-08-30 USA 61, BRA 54 5 1
1972 Summer 20 München Basketball United States USA Group A Match #18 1 1972-09-01 USA 96, EGY 31 3 2
1972 Summer 20 München Basketball United States USA Group A Match #24 1 1972-09-02 USA 72, ESP 56 6 1
1972 Summer 20 München Basketball United States USA Group A Match #25 1 1972-09-03 USA 99, JPN 33 14 5
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