Bobby Jones was drafted 5th overall in the 1974 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets and was traded to the Philadelphia 76ers in 1978 where he would play 8 seasons (1978-1986). Bobby was one of the best defensive players ever in the NBA. He was a 4x All-Star, 8x Defensive First Team, first ever NBA Sixth Man of the Year in 1983 and was a member of the 76ers 1983 Championship Team. He was also a member of the 1972 U.S. Olympic Basketball Team that won a Silver Medal. His #24 was retired by the 76ers in 1986.