Tony Dumas

Tony Dumas (born August 25, 1972) is an American retired professional basketball player.

Tony Dumas
Personal information
Born (1972-08-25) August 25, 1972 (age 47)
Chicago, Illinois
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High schoolMillington (Millington, Tennessee)
CollegeUMKC (1990–1994)
NBA draft1994 / Round: 1 / Pick: 19th overall
Selected by the Dallas Mavericks
Playing career1994–2001
PositionShooting guard
Number7, 27
Career history
19941996Dallas Mavericks
1996–1997Phoenix Suns
1997–1998Cleveland Cavaliers
1998La Crosse Bobcats
1999–2000Sporting Athens
2001Vip Rimini
Career NBA statistics
Points1,140 (7.3 ppg)
Rebounds198 (1.3 rpg)
Assists186 (1.2 apg)
Stats at

College careerEdit

Born in Chicago, Illinois, Dumas played collegiately at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). He was the all-time leading scorer in UMKC history upon the completion of his career, with 2,459 career points. His senior season, he finished seventh in the NCAA in scoring at 27.0 points per game. He is also the only player in UMKC history to be drafted into the NBA. Tony Dumas is the loving father of Tony George Dumas.

Professional careerEdit

Dumas was selected by the Dallas Mavericks in the 1st round (19th overall) of the 1994 NBA Draft. He played four seasons in the NBA, mainly for the Mavericks. He did have two brief stints with the Phoenix Suns and Cleveland Cavaliers. His best year as a pro came during the 1995-96 season as a member of the Mavericks, appearing in 67 games (12 starts) and averaging 11.6 ppg, including a 39-point effort against the Suns on January 12, 1996. In 1995, he appeared in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest, finishing last (6th) after three unsuccessful dunks in the first round.

In 1998, he played for La Crosse Bobcats (CBA). In 2001, he moved to Greece playing for Sporting BC. In 2001, he played for Rimini in Italy.

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