Michael McDonald (basketball)

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Michael McDonald
Personal information
Born (1969-02-13) February 13, 1969 (age 48)
Longview, Texas
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight 232 lb (105 kg)
Career information
High school Longview (Longview, Texas)
NBA draft 1995 / Round: 2 / Pick: 55th overall
Selected by the Golden State Warriors
Playing career 1995–2006
Position Center
Number 42
Career history
1995–1996 Fort Wayne Fury
1996 Grand Rapids Mackers
1996 CRO Lyon
1996–1998 Grand Rapids Mackers
1998 Charlotte Hornets
1998 Grand Rapids Hoops
1998 Fajardo Cariduros
1998–1999 Aisin Seahorses
1999 Sporting Athens
1999–2000 Grand Rapids Hoops
2000 Kombassan Konya
2000 Mets de Guaynabo
2000–2001 Lokomotiv Mineralnye Vody
2001–2002 UNICS Kazan
2002–2003 Zadar
2003 Dynamo Moscow Region
2003–2006 AEL Limassol
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.