Tony Dawson

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Tony Dawson
Personal information
Born (1967-08-25) August 25, 1967 (age 48)
Kinston, North Carolina
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school Kinston (Kinston, North Carolina)
College Gulf Coast CC (1985–1987)
Florida State (1987–1989)
NBA draft 1989 / Undrafted
Playing career 1989–2003
Position Small forward
Career history
1989–1990 Pensacola Tornados (CBA)
1990 Tenerife (Spain)
1990 Aurora Desio (Italy)
1990–1991 Pensacola Tornados (CBA)
1991 Sacramento Kings
1991–1992 Betar Tel Aviv (Israel)
1992–1993 Rapid City Thrillers (CBA)
1993 Pallacanestro Ferrara (Italy)
1993 Cholet Basket (France)
1993–1994 Joventut Badalona (Spain)
1994–1995 Rapid City Thrillers (CBA)
1995 Rockford Lightning (CBA)
1995 Boston Celtics
1995–1997 Bayer Giants Leverkusen (Germany)
1997–1998 Apollon Patras (Greece)
1998–1999 Scavolini Pesaro (Italy)
1999 AO Dafni Athens (Greece)
2000–2001 Al Riyadi Beirut (Lebanon)
2001–2002 Ionikos N.F. (Greece)
2002–2003 Cocodrilos de Caracas (Venezuela)
Career highlights and awards

Tony Dawson (born August 25, 1967) is a retired American professional basketball player. A 6'7" (2.01 m) and 210 lb. (95 kg) small forward, he played college basketball at Gulf Coast Community College and Florida State University. He played a handful of NBA games during the 1990s. Dawson was born in Kinston, North Carolina, and attended Kinston High School.

He is the older brother of NBA player Jerry Stackhouse,[1] and the uncle of former Wake Forest University guard Craig Dawson.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Dawson was signed to a 10-day contract by the Sacramento Kings on March 7, 1991.[3] He played in 4 NBA games with them, averaging 2.3 points and 0.5 rebounds per game.[4] On January 25, 1995, as a member of the CBA's Rockford Lightning, he was named Most Valuable Player of the CBA All-Star Game, held at Hartford Civic Center in Hartford, Connecticut, after scoring 26 points.[5]

He was signed to a 10-day contract by the Boston Celtics on March 28, 1995,[6] but he did not play in an NBA game for them. He was signed to a second contract on April 7,[6] and then played in 2 NBA games for them, averaging four points and 1.5 rebounds.[4] Dawson also played professionally in Spain, Israel, France, Germany, Greece, Lebanon and Venezuela.[7]


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