One of the top shooting guards of his era, Joe Dumars was a consistent all-around player throughout his 14-year NBA career. He played his entire career with the Detroit Pistons and was a six-time All-Star, the owner of two NBA Championship rings, a defensive standout and a clutch shooter. Dumars quickly earned the reputation of being a defensive stalwart and a serious offensive threat but it was cemented with his 1989 NBA Finals MVP performance. Dumars was also well-respected for his sportsmanship that belied his intensity and toughness and for being a true leader in the NBA. more...
Full Name: Joe Dumars III Born: 5/24/63 in Shreveport, La. High School: Natchitoches (La.) Central
College: McNeese State Drafted: Detroit Pistons, 1985 (18th overall)
Height: 6-3 Weight: 195 lbs. Nickname: Joe D.
Honors: Elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (2006); NBA champion (1989, 1990); NBA Finals MVP (1989); NBA All-Rookie Team (1986); six-time NBA All-Star; All-NBA Second Team (1993); All-NBA Third Team (1990, '91); All-Defensive First Team (1989, 1990, '92, '93); All-Defensive Second Team (1991); World Championship gold medalist (1994); NBA Sportsmanship Award (1996); J. Walter Kennedy Citzenship Award (1994).