Dean Tolson

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Dean Tolson
No. 20
Power forward
Personal information
Born (1951-11-25) November 25, 1951 (age 63)
Kansas City, Missouri
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school Central (Kansas City, Missouri)
College Arkansas (1971–1974)
NBA draft 1974 / Round: 5 / Pick: 80th overall
Selected by the Seattle SuperSonics
Career history
1974–1975 Seattle SuperSonics
1975–1976 Hazleton Bullets (CBA)
19761977 Seattle SuperSonics
1978–1979 Anchorage Northern Knights (CBA)
1979 Gilbey's Gin (Philippines)
1979–1980 Anchorage Northern Knights (CBA)
1980–1981 Rochester Zeniths (CBA)
1981 St. George's Whiskies (Philippines)
Career highlights and awards
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Byron Dean Tolson (born November 25, 1951) is a former American professional basketball player.

Tolson was selected by the Seattle SuperSonics in the 5th round (8th pick, 80th overall) of the 1974 NBA Draft, after completing his career at the University of Arkansas. He played three seasons for the SuperSonics, appearing in 80 games over his career.[1]

Tolson was also selected in the 7th round of the 1974 American Basketball Association Draft by the New York Nets.[2]

Following his NBA career, Tolson played eleven years internationally[3] before returning to school to complete his education at the University of Arkansas.[4]