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Caldwell Jones dies at 64; helped 76ers reach NBA Finals three times
Caldwell Jones dies at 64; helped 76ers reach NBA Finals three times

Caldwell Jones, 64, a rail-thin center/power forward who helped the Philadelphia 76ers reach the NBA Finals three times, died Sunday of a heart attack in Decatur, Ga. The 76ers announced his death. One of four brothers to play professional basketball, Jones began his career with the San Diego Conquistadors of the ABA in 1973 before signing as a free agent with the 76ers in 1976. The 6-foot-11, 217-pound Jones was an unspectacular but steady performer. Playing alongside stars such as Julius Erving, George McGinnis, Doug Collins, Darryl Dawkins, Lloyd Free and Doug Collins, Jones was a member of three 76er teams that reached the NBA Finals but lost — to the Portland Trail Blazers...

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