Dion Glover

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Dion Glover
Grand Rapids Drive
PositionAssistant coach
LeagueNBA G League
Personal information
Born (1978-10-22) October 22, 1978 (age 40)
Marietta, Georgia
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High schoolCedar Grove (Ellenwood, Georgia)
CollegeGeorgia Tech (1997–1998)
NBA draft1999 / Round: 1 / Pick: 20th overall
Selected by the Atlanta Hawks
Playing career1999–2008
PositionShooting guard
Number5, 22, 1
Career history
As player:
19992004Atlanta Hawks
2004Toronto Raptors
2004-2005Ülkerspor
2005San Antonio Spurs
2006-2007Champville SC
2007Bakersfield Jam
2007Al Riyadi
2007CPN Pueblo Nuevo
2007Naco
2008Gaiteros del Zulia
As coach:
2014–presentGrand Rapids Drive (assistant)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Micaiah Diondae "Dion" Glover (born October 22, 1978) is an American former professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is currently an assistant coach for the Grand Rapids Drive of the NBA G League, He was also a member of the BIG3 basketball league's inaugural championship team, "Trilogy".

Basketball career[edit]

A McDonald's All-American, the 6'5" shooting guard Glover was selected by the Atlanta Hawks with the 20th overall pick of the 1999 NBA Draft, from Georgia Tech. He played for the Hawks until February 2004, posting career-high averages in 2003–04: 10 points, four rebounds and two assists, with the team failing to make the playoffs.

After being waived by the Hawks, Glover played with the Toronto Raptors, then appeared in seven regular season games with the San Antonio Spurs, during the 2004–05 season.

On December 5, 2005, he was waived by the Houston Rockets (no competitive games played), and played overseas in Turkey, Lebanon, Israel and the Dominican Republic before retiring.

Outside basketball[edit]

Glover created the Dion Glover Foundation in 2000. A non-profit organization, it operates only on the support of charitable contributions and donations for educational, medical and scientific purposes, all being devoted to youth aid and development.

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