February 27, 1947 |
|Listed height||6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)|
|Listed weight||205 lb (93 kg)|
|High school||Desha Central (Rohwer, Arkansas)|
|College||Albany State (1966–1969)|
|NBA draft||1969 / Round: 5 / Pick: 69th overall|
|Selected by the Los Angeles Lakers|
|Number||14, 11, 22, 24|
|1970–1974||Memphis Pros / Tams|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career ABA and NBA statistics|
|Points||8,482 (11.7 ppg)|
|Rebounds||5,560 (7.7 rpg)|
|Assists||1,446 (2.0 apg)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Wilbert "Wil" Jones (born February 27, 1947) is an American former professional basketball player.
A 6'8" forward born in McGehee, Arkansas and from Albany State University, Jones was drafted in the fifth round of the 1969 NBA draft by the Los Angeles Lakers and by the Miami Floridians in the 1969 ABA Draft.
After the ABA–NBA merger in 1976 Jones was selected by the Indiana Pacers in the ABA Dispersal Draft and played two seasons (1976–1978) in the National Basketball Association for the Indiana Pacers and Buffalo Braves.
Jones won the 1975 ABA Championship with the 1974–75 Kentucky Colonels and was named to the 1975 ABA All-Defense Team. In his ABA/NBA career, he tallied 8,482 total points, 5,560 total rebounds and 1,446 total assists.