Michael McDonald (basketball)

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Michael McDonald
No. 42
Center
Personal information
Born (1969-02-13) February 13, 1969 (age 46)
Longview, Texas
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight 232 lb (105 kg)
Career information
High school Longview (Longview, Texas)
College Utah Valley (1990–1991)
New Orleans (1992–1995)
NBA draft 1995 / Round: 2 / Pick: 55th overall
Selected by the Golden State Warriors
Pro career 1995–2006
Career history
1995–1996 Fort Wayne Fury (CBA)
1996 Grand Rapids Mackers (CBA)
1996 CRO Lyon (France)
1996–1998 Grand Rapids Mackers (CBA)
1998 Charlotte Hornets
1998 Grand Rapids Hoops (CBA)
1998 Fajardo Cariduros (Puerto Rico)
1998–1999 Aisin Seahorses (Japan)
1999 Sporting Athens (Greece)
1999–2000 Grand Rapids Hoops (CBA)
2000 Kombassan Konya (Turkey)
2000 Mets de Guaynabo (Puerto Rico)
2000–2001 Lokomotiv Mineralnye Vody (Russia)
2001–2002 UNICS Kazan (Russia)
2002–2003 Zadar (Croatia)
2003 Dynamo Moscow Region (Russia)
2003–2006 AEL Limassol (Cyprus)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Michael Dewayne McDonald (born February 13, 1969) is a retired American basketball player. A 6'10" and 232 lb (105 kg) center, he played collegiately for Utah Valley State College (now Utah Valley University) and the University of New Orleans. In 1990–91 he averaged 12.3 points and 8.3 rebounds for Utah Valley. He sat out a year, then averaged 4.2 points and 2.5 rebounds per game for New Orleans as a junior in 1992-93. His senior year in 1994-95 he averaged 11.1 points and 9.7 rebounds with 81 blocked shots. He was selected by the Golden State Warriors with the second round pick (55th overall) in the 1995 NBA Draft. The Warriors traded his rights, as well as the rights to Dwayne Whitfield and Martin Lewis, and forwards Victor Alexander and Carlos Rogers, to the Toronto Raptors in a trade for B. J. Armstrong,[1] and he spent two weeks with the Raptors during the 1996 pre-season, but was waived before the regular season started.

On January 21, 1998 he signed a ten-day contract with the Charlotte Hornets. He played in one game for them.[2]

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