Toney Mack

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Toney Mack
Power forward / Center
Personal information
Born (1967-05-03) May 3, 1967 (age 47)
Brandon, Florida
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school Brandon (Brandon, Florida)
College Georgia (1985–1988)
NBA draft 1989 / Round: 2 / Pick: 54th overall
Selected by the Philadelphia 76ers

Toney Mack (born May 3, 1967) is a retired American professional basketball player.

A forward from Brandon, Florida, Mack was hailed as a young Dominique Wilkins. A prolific scorer at Brandon High School,[1][2] In 1985, Mack was named Florida's Mr. Basketball.[3] Mack attended the University of Georgia but was unable to finish due to academic issues. Despite his failure to finish his collegiate career at Georgia,[4] Mack was picked in the second round by the Philadelphia 76ers in 1989. He played for the Topeka Sizzlers in the Continental League. In 2011, the Orlando Sentinel named him one of the top nine high school basketball players in Florida History.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Faces In The Crowd". Sports Illustrated. 13 May 1985. Retrieved 20 April 2014. 
  2. ^ Dorsey, Steve (14 March 1985). "Brandon's Mack is a Shooting Star". Palm Beach Post. Retrieved 20 April 2014. 
  3. ^ "2014 Mr. Basketball Award". Source Hoops. Retrieved 20 April 2014. 
  4. ^ Weiss, Dick. "Only His Effort Is Guaranteed Mack Making Bid To Beat Out Copeland For 76ers' Roster Spot". Philly.com. Retrieved 20 April 2014. 
  5. ^ "Eight who rival Austin Rivers for Florida's best high school player ever". Orlando Sentinel. 4 April 2011. Retrieved 20 April 2014. 

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