Alvin Robert Lamar Jones III (born September 9, 1978) is a Luxembourgian-American[1] professional basketball player. A 6'11" (2.11 m), 265 lb (120 kg) center, he attended Kathleen High School in Lakeland, Florida,[2] and played collegiately at the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he set the all-time record for shots blocked with 425.[2]

Alvin Jones
Personal information
Born (1978-09-09) September 9, 1978 (age 41)
Luxembourg, Luxembourg
NationalityAmerican / Luxembourgian
Listed height6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Listed weight265 lb (120 kg)
Career information
High schoolKathleen (Lakeland, Florida)
CollegeGeorgia Tech (1997–2001)
NBA draft2001 / Round: 2 / Pick: 56th overall
Selected by the Philadelphia 76ers
Playing career2001–2009
PositionPower forward / Center
Career history
2001–2002Philadelphia 76ers
2002–2003Śląsk Wrocław
2003–2004Caja San Fernando
2005Plus Pujol Lleida
2005–2007RheinEnergie Köln
2007CSKA Sofia
2008Kombassan Konya
2008–2009Minot SkyRockets
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-ACC (2001)
Stats at

Jones was drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers with the 56th pick of the 2001 NBA Draft. He played one NBA season (2001–02), averaging 1.1 points in 23 games. In 2006, he played with German team RheinEnergie.[3]

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