Tony Dawson

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Tony Dawson
Personal information
Born (1967-08-25) August 25, 1967 (age 51)
Kinston, North Carolina
Listed height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High schoolKinston (Kinston, North Carolina)
NBA draft1989 / Undrafted
Playing career1989–2003
PositionSmall forward
Career history
1989–1990Pensacola Tornados
1990Aurora Desio
1990–1991Pensacola Tornados
1991Sacramento Kings
1991–1992Beitar Tel Aviv
1992–1993Rapid City Thrillers
1993Pallacanestro Ferrara
1993Cholet Basket
1993–1994Joventut Badalona
1994–1995Rapid City Thrillers
1995Rockford Lightning
1995Boston Celtics
1995–1997TSV 04 Leverkusen
1997–1998Apollon Patras
1998–1999Scavolini Pesaro
1999Dafni Athens
2000–2001Al Riyadi Beirut
2001–2002Ionikos N.F.
2002–2003Cocodrilos de Caracas
Career highlights and awards

Antonio Ray Dawson (born August 25, 1967) is a retired American professional basketball player. At a height of 6'7" (2.01 m) tall, and a weight of 210 lb. (95 kg), he played at the small forward position.

High school[edit]

Dawson was born in Kinston, North Carolina, and he attended Kinston High School.

College career[edit]

Dawson played college basketball at Gulf Coast Community College, and at Florida State University, with the Florida State Seminoles.

Professional career[edit]

Dawson played a handful of NBA games during the 1990s. Dawson was signed to a 10-day contract by the Sacramento Kings on March 7, 1991.[1] He played in 4 NBA games with them, averaging 2.3 points and 0.5 rebounds per game.[2]

On January 25, 1995, as a member of the CBA's Rockford Lightning, he was named the Most Valuable Player of the CBA All-Star Game, which was held at Hartford Civic Center, in Hartford, Connecticut, after he scored 26 points.[3]

He was signed to a 10-day contract by the Boston Celtics on March 28, 1995,[4] but he did not play in an NBA game for them. He was signed to a second contract on April 7,[4] and then played in 2 NBA games for them, averaging four points and 1.5 rebounds per game.[2] Dawson also played professionally in Spain, Israel, France, Germany, Greece, Lebanon, and Venezuela.[5]


Dawson is the older brother of NBA player Jerry Stackhouse,[6] and the uncle of former Wake Forest University guard Craig Dawson.[7]


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