Amal Omari McCaskill (born October 28, 1973) is an American former professional basketball player, at the center position.

Amal McCaskill
Personal information
Born (1973-10-28) October 28, 1973 (age 46)
Maywood, Illinois
Listed height6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Listed weight244 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High schoolSt. Joseph (Westchester, Illinois)
CollegeMarquette (1992–1996)
NBA draft1996 / Round: 2 / Pick: 49th overall
Selected by the Orlando Magic
Playing career1996–2012
PositionPower forward / Center
Career history
1996–1997Orlando Magic
1997–1998Fort Wayne Fury
1998FC Barcelona
1999–2000León Caja España
2000Proaguas Costablanca Alicante
2001Guaiqueríes de Margarita
2001Brujos de Guayama
2001–2002San Antonio Spurs
2002Atlanta Hawks
2003Fórum Filatélico
2003–2004Philadelphia 76ers
2004Climamio Bologna
2005Sagesse Beirut
2007–2008Albany Patroons
2009Qingdao DoubleStar
2009–2011Incheon ET
2011Goyang Orions
2011–2012KTP Basket
2012Seoul SK Knights
2012Gaiteros del Zulia
2012Ulsan Mobis Phoebus
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After a four-year career at Marquette University, McCaskill was selected by the National Basketball Association's Orlando Magic with the 49th pick (2nd round) of the 1996 NBA Draft. He appeared in 4 seasons with as many teams: 1996-97 with Orlando, 2001-02 with the San Antonio Spurs, 2002-03 with the Atlanta Hawks and 2003-04 with the Philadelphia 76ers.

After his release from Orlando in 1997 (and Philadelphia in 2004), McCaskill played as an import in Greece, Spain, Venezuela, Puerto Rico, Italy and Lebanon. In the United States, McCaskill also appeared for the CBA's Fort Wayne Fury in 1997-98, and the Albany Patroons (2007–08).

In June 2008, McCaskill moved to the Philippine Basketball Association, as an import for the Magnolia Beverage Masters, helping the team reach the semi-finals.[1]


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