Tony Dumas (born August 25, 1972) is an American retired professional basketball player.
|Born||August 25, 1972|
|Listed height||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|Listed weight||190 lb (86 kg)|
|High school||Millington (Millington, Tennessee)|
|NBA draft||1994 / Round: 1 / Pick: 19th overall|
|Selected by the Dallas Mavericks|
|1998||La Crosse Bobcats|
|Career NBA statistics|
|Points||1,140 (7.3 ppg)|
|Rebounds||198 (1.3 rpg)|
|Assists||186 (1.2 apg)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
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.
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.
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