Michael McDonald (basketball)

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Michael McDonald
Personal information
Born (1969-02-13) February 13, 1969 (age 50)
Longview, Texas
Listed height6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight232 lb (105 kg)
Career information
High schoolLongview (Longview, Texas)
NBA draft1995 / Round: 2 / Pick: 55th overall
Selected by the Golden State Warriors
Playing career1995–2006
Career history
1995–1996Fort Wayne Fury
1996Grand Rapids Mackers
1996CRO Lyon
1996–1998Grand Rapids Mackers
1998Charlotte Hornets
1998Grand Rapids Hoops
1998Fajardo Cariduros
1998–1999Aisin Seahorses
1999Sporting Athens
1999–2000Grand Rapids Hoops
2000Kombassan Konya
2000Mets de Guaynabo
2000–2001Lokomotiv Mineralnye Vody
2001–2002UNICS Kazan
2003Dynamo Moscow Region
2003–2006AEL Limassol
Career highlights and awards
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]


  1. ^ "B.J. Armstrong". NBA. NBA Media Ventures, LLC. Archived from the original on 26 October 2012. Retrieved 17 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Michael McDonald Stats". Basketball Reference. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 17 October 2016.