Tony Dawson

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Tony Dawson
Personal information
Born (1967-08-25) August 25, 1967 (age 51)
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)
NBA draft 1989 / Undrafted
Playing career 1989–2003
Position Small forward
Career history
1989–1990 Pensacola Tornados
1990 Tenerife
1990 Aurora Desio
1990–1991 Pensacola Tornados
1991 Sacramento Kings
1991–1992 Beitar Tel Aviv
1992–1993 Rapid City Thrillers
1993 Pallacanestro Ferrara
1993 Cholet Basket
1993–1994 Joventut Badalona
1994–1995 Rapid City Thrillers
1995 Rockford Lightning
1995 Boston Celtics
1995–1997 TSV 04 Leverkusen
1997–1998 Apollon Patras
1998–1999 Scavolini Pesaro
1999 Dafni Athens
2000–2001 Al Riyadi Beirut
2001–2002 Ionikos N.F.
2002–2003 Cocodrilos de Caracas
Career highlights and awards

Antonio Ray "Tony" 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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