Tony Dumas

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Tony Dumas
No. 7, 27
Shooting guard
Personal information
Born (1972-08-25) August 25, 1972 (age 41)
Chicago, Illinois
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school Millington (Millington, Tennessee)
College Missouri–Kansas City (1990–1994)
NBA draft 1994 / Round: 1 / Pick: 19th overall
Selected by the Dallas Mavericks
Pro playing career 1994–2001
Career history
19941996 Dallas Mavericks
1996–1997 Phoenix Suns
1997–1998 Cleveland Cavaliers
1998 La Crosse Bobcats (CBA)
1999–2000 Sporting Athens (Greece)
2001 Vip Rimini (Italy)
Career NBA statistics
Points 1,140 (7.3 ppg)
Rebounds 198 (1.3 rpg)
Assists 186 (1.2 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Tony Dumas (born August 25, 1972 in Chicago, Illinois) is a retired American professional basketball player.

Dumas played collegiately at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). He was the all-time leading scorer in UMKC history upon the completion of his career, with 2,459 career points. His senior season, he finished seventh in the NCAA in scoring at 27.0 points per game. He is also the only player in UMKC history to be drafted into the NBA.

Dumas was selected by the Dallas Mavericks in the 1st round (19th overall) of the 1994 NBA Draft. He played four seasons in the NBA, mainly for the Mavericks. He did have two brief stints with the Phoenix Suns and Cleveland Cavaliers. His best year as a pro came during the 1995-96 season as a member of the Mavericks, appearing in 67 games (12 starts) and averaging 11.6 ppg, including a 39 point effort against the Suns on January 12, 1996. In 1995, he appeared in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest, finishing last (6th) after an unsuccessful dunk in the first round.

In 1998 he played for La Crosse Bobcats (CBA). In 2001 he moved to Greece playing for Sporting BC. In 2001 he played for Rimini in Italy.

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