August 25, 1972 |
|Listed height||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|Listed weight||190 lb (86 kg)|
|High school||Millington (Millington, Tennessee)|
|College||Missouri–Kansas City (1990–1994)|
|NBA draft||1994 / Round: 1 / Pick: 19th overall|
|Selected by the Dallas Mavericks|
|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) is a retired American professional basketball player.
Born in Chicago, Illinois, 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.
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