Adrian Dantley
Anyone wanting to get a line on Adrian Dantley the basketball star need only look at his career statistics: 23,177 points, ninth on the NBA career scoring list at time of retirement; a .540 field-goal percentage, one of the highest ever recorded by an NBA noncenter; and 30-plus points per game for four straight seasons. He was a smart, fundamentally sound player who relied on both strength and finesse. The athletic Dantley was a smooth outside shooter and a force on the inside with an explosive first step. more...
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Complete Bio | Summary | Complete Stats
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FG%
3PFG%
FT%
Rebs
RPG
Asts
APG
Stls
Blks
Pts
PPG
955
.540
.171
.818
5,455
5.7
2,830
3.0
944
150
23,177
24.3
Full Name: Adrian Delano Dantley
Born: 2/28/56 in Washington D.C.
High School: DeMatha Catholic (Hyattsville, Md.)
College: Notre Dame
Drafted by: Buffalo Braves, 1976 (sixth overall)
Transactions: Traded to Indiana Pacers, 9/1/77; Traded to L.A. Lakers, 12/13/77; Traded to Utah Jazz, 9/13/79; Traded to Detroit Pistons, 8/21/86; Traded to Dallas Mavericks, 2/15/89, Signed with Milwaukee Bucks, 4/2/91
Nickname: A.D.
Height: 6-5
Weight: 210 lbs.
Honors: All-NBA Second Team (1981, '84); NBA Rookie of the Year (1977); Comeback Player of the Year (1984); Six-time NBA All-Star (1980, '81, '82, '84, '85, '86); Olympic gold medalist (1976).