Antonio McDyess is a former professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association. Some of the teams he played for include the Denver Nuggets, Phoenix Suns, New York Knicks, and the San Antonio Spurs.

Player Profile

Antonio Keithflen McDyess was born on September 7, 1974, in Quitman, Mississippi. He stood 206 cm tall and his weight was last listed at 111 kg. He played power forward and was a right-handed player.

High School and College Career

McDyess attended Quitman High School in his hometown of Quitman, Mississippi. In 1993, committed to play for the University of Alabama. He played with them from 1993 to 1995. At that time, he was named to the 1993 Second-team Parade All-American.

Position Power Forward
Height / weight 2.06 m / 111 kg
Born 7 Sep 1974
Nationality United States United States
Playing Style Right Handed
Team History
222 san antonio spurs San Antonio 2009 - 2011
209 detroit pistons Detroit 2004 - 2009
204 new york knicks New York 2002 - 2004
225 denver nuggets Denver 1998 - 2002
232 phoenix suns Phoenix 1997 - 1998
225 denver nuggets Denver 1995 - 1997

Professional Career

McDyess turned pro in 1995 when he was selected by the Los Angeles Clippers. He was the 2nd overall pick of that year’s draft. They traded him to the Denver Nuggets. He played with the Nuggets from 1995 to 1997. In 1996, he was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team.

For the 1997-1998 season, he played for the Phoenix Suns. From 1999 to 2000, he returned to playing for the Denver Nuggets, and in 2001, he was named an NBA All-Star.

From 2002 to 2004, moved to play for the New York Knicks. In 2004, he shortly signed with the Suns again before he signed with the Detroit Pistons. He played for the Pistons from 2004 to 2009. And from 2009 to 2011, he played for the San Antonio Spurs.

Career Highlights

  • 2001 - NBA All-Star
  • 1999 - All-NBA Third Team
  • 1996 - NBA All-Rookie First Team
  • 1993 - Second-team ParadeAll-American

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