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  NBA.com: Adrian Dantley Bio
Dantley's playing style and personality may be traced to his early childhood in Washington, D.C. After his parents divorced when he was 3 years old, Dantley lived with his mother, an aunt and a cousin.
Dantley was only 10 pounds lighter and an inch taller when he enrolled at Notre Dame in 1973, so once again he was pegged for mediocrity.
Dantley finished the 1977-78 season with the Lakers (who at the time boasted Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and a young Jamaal Wilkes) and averaged 21.5 points.
www.nba.com /history/players/dantley_bio.html   (1911 words)

  Adrian Dantley - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dantley is considered the greatest 3-point shooter from 3 feet away from the basket, in that he would purposely wait for the defender to foul him while he made tough inside shots and then steadfastly complete the free throw.
Dantley was disliked by Isaiah Thomas because Dantley became the leading scorer for the Pistons as soon as he arrived.
Dantley played for a total of seven NBA franchises and could not be easily identified with one team in particular (which may be unfair since he played for 6 years with the Utah Jazz).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Adrian_Dantley   (547 words)

 Biography of Adrian Dantley -
Adrian Delano Dantley (born February 28 1956 in Washington, D.C.) is a former basketball small forward who played 15 seasons in the NBA.
Perhaps even more impressively, most of his points were scored in the paint, although Dantley stood only 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m), and did not have tremendous speed, overpowering physical strength, nor leaping ability, but he did possess great marksmanship and tenacity.
*Dantley played for a total of seven NBA franchises and could not be easily identified wih one team in particular (which may be unfair since he played for 6 years with the Utah Jazz).
www.short-biographies.com /biographies/AdrianDantley.html   (382 words)

 Zeke11 Editorial #1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Dantley finally gave into agreeing to keep half and split the other half, but it was too late, the rift had been created.
Training camp seen Dantley distance himself from the rest of the team.  He was angered by the notion that he was competing for his job with Dennis Rodman.  There was more talk of him needing the ball more on offense.  "You know Dantley wants the ball all the time".
Dantley thought the deal had very little to do with basketball. ; He viewed it Isiah using his leverage as the teams star to get rid of him and bring in his old childhood buddy.  His mom Virginia seem to think the same thing.  She told the media "You shouldn't blame Jack McClosky.
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 Washingtonpost.com: Live Online
Adrian Dantley grew up in Washington, D.C., attended DeMatha High School is Hyattsville, Md., and went to college at Notre Dame for three years (earning All-America honors twice) before leaving to enter the NBA draft.
Adrian Dantley: Like I told a friend of mine the other day, Every parent would like to think their kid will leave college early for the pros.
Adrian Dantley: My advice to other kids would be, you've got to decide if you want to stay home -- I knew I didn't want to, so I didn't seriously consider Maryland, even though they were recruiting me. You need to decide on a warm climate vs. a cold climate.
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 Adrian - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Adrian of Nicomedia, a saint martyred in the early 300s
Adrian Lamo (born 1981) journalist and convicted computer hacker.
This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title.
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 deseretnews.com | Hall voting baffles Dantley
Adrian Dantley was the Jazz's top player during the mid-1980s.
Dantley — a six-time All-Star, with all six appearances coming during a 1979-86 tenure when he scored 13,625 points for the Jazz — makes a case for himself like someone who has had the matter on his mind.
Dantley eventually resumed playing for the Jazz, but after Karl Malone's arrival, he was traded in the summer of '86.
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 HOOPSWORLD.com | NBA News and Information | powered by Basketball News Services   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Dantley was part of the group of elite players who brought the NBA into a new era of greatness, and he recalls playing with and against some of the guys who are now household names.
He always gave me a tough time." Dantley is in his third season as an assistant coach for the Denver Nuggets, where he is helping to make Carmelo Anthony a player worthy of the same kind of career accolades that Dantley himself garnered.
Dantley shares his view of who some of the top players in today’s NBA are.
www.hoopsworld.com /article_16123.shtml   (644 words)

 deseretnews.com | Time for Miller to put Dantley's jersey in rafters
Dantley's seven-plus seasons in Utah were in the middle of a career that included brief stints in Buffalo, Indiana and Los Angeles before going to Detroit, Dallas and finishing up for 10 games in Milwaukee in his last season after suffering a broken leg.
Dantley scored 23,177 career points, which was the ninth-highest in NBA history when he retired.
Sure, Dantley wasn't always the most pleasant fellow while he was here, but Malone acknowledged the other night how much Dantley helped him at the start of his career.
deseretnews.com /dn/view/0,1249,635194788,00.html   (542 words)

 Salt Lake City Weekly - Dantley's Due
In 1980, Dantley was traded to the Jazz from the Lakers and the Jazz moved from New Orleans to Utah.
Dantley was saddled with the burden of coming to a new city and lifting the league’s worst team toward respectability.
Dantley shot a blistering 54 percent from the field in the NBA.
www.slweekly.com /editorial/2005/feat_2005-05-12.cfm   (3507 words)

 Fans 4 Dantley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
In addition to his 23,177 points, Dantley was a six-time All-Star and was voted to the starting team five of those six years.
When Dantley's name was on the Hall of Fame ballot in 1998, some members of the press questioned his character.
It is our hope that Dantley will get the consideration he deserves and become the first member of the Utah Jazz to be inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame.
www.fans4dantley.org   (370 words)

 Former Irish Great Adrian Dantley One Of 14 Finalists For Induction Into Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame :: ...
Dantley is one of 14 candidates which includes a group of 14 players and coaches and one team.
Dantley was the leading scorer on the 1976 United States Olympic basketball team that won the gold medal in Montreal.
One of the most prolific scorers in the history of the National Basketball Association, he was the sixth pick overall by the Buffalo Braves in the 1976 draft.
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 Utah Jazz (1979-Present)
Adrian Dantley continued to carry the Jazz with 30.3 ppg good enough for 3rd in the NBA.
Adrian Dantley continued to be the best player for the Jazz as he scored 57 points in an early season game against the Chicago Bulls.
However, Adrian Dantley was still the star of the team and he had another solid season finishing 2nd in scoring with 29.8 ppg as the Jazz made the playoffs for the 3rd straight year with a 42-40 record.
www.sportsecyclopedia.com /nba/utah/jazz.html   (3704 words)

 WHERE ARE THEY NOW? Adrian Dantley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The 17th all-time leading NBA scorer, six-time All-Star, and 1977 NBA rookie of the year was acquired from Utah in a trade for Kelly Tripucka and Kent Benson.
Dantley missed out on the Bad Boys NBA championships when, in the middle of the '88-89 season, he was traded to Dallas for Mark Aguirre, a move rumored to be engineered by Aguirre's friend, Isiah Thomas.
Today: Dantley returns to the Palace tonight in his third year as an assistant to Denver coach George Karl.
freep.com /apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20051123/SPORTS03/511230405/1051   (409 words)

 Milwaukee Bucks News
Adrian Dantley, a player of Milwaukee Bucks was among the most prolific scorers of his generation, and his career.540 shooting percentage is among the best in NBA history by a non-center.
If you needed a bucket, Adrian Dantley was your man. And while basketball has seen its share of scoring machines, what set Adrian Dantley apart was his ability to thrive from virtually anywhere on the floor.
A 1986 trade to Detroit helped Adrian Dantley, a six-time All-Star, reach the NBA Finals for the only time in his career in 1988, but the Lakers kept him from winning a championship.
www.rhinotickets.com /nba/bucks-news.htm   (406 words)

 SI.com - Writers - Dave Hollander: Adrian Dantley was all game, little talk - Tuesday April 5, 2005 4:53PM
A man of a few words often misunderstood by the media, Adrian Dantley's ability to torch a defense was all too clear to fellow players.
In 15 prolific seasons, Dantley, who captured scoring titles in 1981 and '84, shot a blistering 54 percent from the field and retired as the NBA's ninth leading scorer in '91.
Adrian Dantley's low-post scoring helped take the Pistons to the brink of a title before he was shipped to Dallas in 1989.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /2005/writers/dave_hollander/04/05/dantley   (585 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Dantley, a two-time scoring champion, is the only eligible player with more than one scoring title who is not enshrined.
Dantley admits he had his surly moments as a player, but he has mellowed plenty in recent years.
Dantley also notes it is the Basketball Hall of Fame, not the NBA Hall of Fame.
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 eBay - adrian dantley topps, Cards, Sports Mem, Cards Fan Shop items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
1980 Topps Basketball Lloyd FREE Adrian DANTLEY PSA 9
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 USATODAY.com - Making the big leap of faith   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Practicing under the tutelage of Adrian Dantley, the 6-9, 230-pound Woods is envisioned as a small forward in the NBA.
Dantley runs an annual basketball camp for collegiate and professional players and primarily has been working Woods against another Strickland client, Steve Logan, who averaged 22 points for Cincinnati last season.
At times, Dantley has found Woods lacking in some basic NBA vocabulary — not knowing, for example, that a "UCLA cut" is when all five players are active in setting two picks, as the Utah Jazz often open their offense.
www.usatoday.com /sports/nba/02draft/2002-05-21-cover-woods.htm   (1377 words)

 Rocky Mountain News: Nuggets & NBA
As for his second stint, Dantley is leading the Nuggets in the (Las) Vegas Summer League, a team of end-of-the bench players and long-shot free agents.
Dantley's only previous coaching gig was a three-year AAU run in Washington that began in the late 1990s.
But Dantley, who got his first NBA assistant position with the Nuggets in 2003, feels a bit behind.
www.rockymountainnews.com /drmn/nba/article/0,2777,DRMN_23922_4819170,00.html   (633 words)

 Adrian Dantley returns to the Palace | Detroit Bad Boys
The 17th all-time leading NBA scorer, six-time All-Star, and 1977 NBA rookie of the year was acquired from Utah in a trade for Kelly Tripucka and Kent Benson.
Dantley missed out on the Bad Boys NBA championships when, in the middle of the ‘88-89 season, he was traded to Dallas for Mark Aguirre, a move rumored to be engineered by Aguirre’s friend, Isiah Thomas.
Despite his grudge-like comment, he did say that he was happy to see the Pistons win their championships, and he had the most fun playing in the D. Leave a Reply
www.detroitbadboys.com /archives/2005-11-23/adrian-dantley-returns-to-the-palace   (304 words)

 Basketball Web Page
Aquiring Dantley, along with drafting Darrell Griffith the next year, proved to be a wise move, as Griffith and Dantley led the Jazz to their first winning season in 1983.
They proved to be the new backbone of the organization, surpassing most of the franchise records set before their arrival.
Playing first with Dantley and Griffith and then with Ricky Green and Mark Eaton, the Jazz's prolific duo kept producing and helping to send Utah to the playoffs year after year.
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 Semi OT: Most deserving of the HOF? - Pacers Digest   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Dantley, along with 'Nique and Dumars, were shut out of the hall this year.
There's a reason Adrian Dantley was traded about once per season in his youth...
One of the few things I do remember about Dantley was his amazing ability to get to the line for a skinny (country strong), 6'5" forward.
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The Jazz acquired Adrian Dantley, a young guard, prior to the start of their first season in the Beehive State.
Dantley, who had brief stints in Buffalo, Indiana and Los Angeles, revitalized the Jazz offense as he progressed into one of the league's most prolific scorers.
In his time in Utah, Dantley recorded two scoring titles and helped establish the Jazz as a playoff contender.
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 Utah Jazz
In 1981-82 Frank Layden, took the place of head coach for the team and signed star players, Adrian Dantley in 1979, guard Darrell Griffith in 1980 and center Mark Eaton in 1982.
Since Dantley won the scoring title, Griffith had the league's best three-point field-goal percentage, guard Rickey Green topped the league in steals and Eaton led in block shots.
The Utah Jazz became the first team in NBA history to have four of its players lead the league in a major statistical group.
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 The Denver Post - Melo coy about NBA scoring lead
Carmelo Anthony, left, chats with Nuggets assistant Adrian Dantley at a game last Feb. 21.
Dantley, a Nuggets assistant coach, jabs at him, and with serious ammo.
The former NBA star averaged 30 points or more in four seasons and won the scoring crown with Utah in 1981 (30.7) and 1984 (30.6).
www.denverpost.com /nuggets/ci_4689561   (583 words)

 Adrian Dantley photograph by Larry Berman, Notre Dame, NIT finals, Madison Square Garden
Adrian Dantley photograph by Larry Berman, Notre Dame, NIT finals, Madison Square Garden
Adrian Dantley about to shoot a foul shot playing for Notre Dame during the NIT finals at Madison Square Garden in 1978
This original 1970's sports photograph by Larry Berman
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 SportingNews.com - NBA - Look, no hands!
Adrian Dantley had four 30pt seasons in a row.
I'm sure the Kobe Haters of America will disagree, but his toughness and amazing conditioning along with his incredible will to succeed have prevailed in an obvious MVP season.
I remember favorably comparing kobiee to AD and some of flakernation having a stroke because I would "disrespect" kobiee that way.
www.sportingnews.com /yourturn/viewtopic.php?t=80614   (2977 words)

 Buffalo Braves (1970-1978)
The only ray of hope would come as Adrian Dantley captured Rookie of the Year honors with 20.3 ppg.
However Dantley himself would be traded following the season to the Indiana Pacer for Billy Knight.
Going in to the season the Braves would get an escape clause in their lease, as season ticket sales did not reach the set goal of 4,500.
www.sportsecyclopedia.com /nba/buffalo/bufbraves.html   (1008 words)

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