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Sam Jones
Sam Jones
Personal information
Born Samuel Jones
June 24, 1933
Wilmington, North Carolina
Nationality American
Physical stats
Listed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight 198 lbs (90 kg)
Career information
High school Laurinburg Institute
(Laurinburg, North Carolina)
College North Carolina Central (1951–1954, 1956–1957)
NBA Draft 1957 / Round: 1 / Pick: 8th overall
Selected by the Boston Celtics
Playing career 1957–1969 (12 years)
Position Shooting guard
Career history
1957–1969 Boston Celtics
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics

Points 15,411 (17.7 ppg)
Rebounds 4,305 (2.5 apg)
Assists 2,209 (1.8 apg)


Samuel "Sam" Jones (born June 24, 1933) is a retired American professional basketball player at shooting guard and a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. He was known for his quickness and game-winning shots, especially during the NBA Playoffs.

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