Sam Jones

1933 - Today

Sam Jones

Samuel Jones (born June 24, 1933) is an American former professional basketball player at shooting guard. During his playing career, he was known for his quickness and game-winning shots, especially during the NBA Playoffs. He has the second most NBA championships of any player (10), behind his teammate Bill Russell (11). He was also one of only 3 Boston Celtics (along with teammates Bill Russell and K. C. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sam Jones has received more than 55,407 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 72nd most popular basketball player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 55k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 46.24

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.49

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.56

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among basketball players, Sam Jones ranks 68 out of 925Before him are Pau Gasol, Tim Duncan, Larry Brown, David Robinson, Jerry Lucas, and Dominique Wilkins. After him are Dejan Bodiroga, Bill Sharman, Frank Lubin, Dino Rađa, Clyde Drexler, and Willis Reed.

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Among people born in 1933, Sam Jones ranks 245Before him are Imants Ziedonis, Carol Burnett, Giuliano Sarti, Máté Fenyvesi, Vladimir Melanin, and William Luther Pierce. After him are Severino Poletto, Jean-Pierre Mocky, Ulrich Biesinger, David Storey, Ratnasiri Wickremanayake, and Sergio Pitol.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Sam Jones ranks 4,983 out of 12,171Before him are Mel Patton (1924), Loretta Swit (1937), Zendaya (1996), Leonard Peltier (1944), Jonathan Groff (1985), and Michael G. Wilson (1942). After him are Lexington Steele (1969), Koko Taylor (1928), Ruth Teitelbaum (1924), Mark Rolston (1956), Robert Preston (1918), and Mercedes Ruehl (1948).


Among basketball players born in United States, Sam Jones ranks 45Before him are Stephen Curry (1988), Rick Barry (1944), Tim Duncan (1976), Larry Brown (1940), David Robinson (1965), and Jerry Lucas (1940). After him are Bill Sharman (1926), Frank Lubin (1910), Clyde Drexler (1962), Willis Reed (1942), Kevin Durant (1988), and Reggie Miller (1965).

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