Born February 2, 1954 Robin Jones played in the NBA mainly as a Forward/Centre during their playing career, season(s): 1977-1978. Robin Dale Jones was an American professional basketball player. Jones was born in St. Louis, Missouri. He spent two seasons in the NBA, signing as a free agent with the Portland Trail Blazers in 1976. There he came off the bench, playing in 63 games, to help the team to their first ever league title in 1977.