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  Antonio McDyess - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Antonio Keithflen McDyess (born September 7, 1974, in Quitman, Mississippi) is a professional basketball player in the NBA, currently a reserve power forward for the Detroit Pistons.
In 1995 he was drafted by the Los Angeles Clippers as the second pick in the NBA Draft and was traded to the Denver Nuggets before the season began.
During his time with the Nuggets, McDyess averaged at or near a double-double and had at least one block per game.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Antonio_McDyess   (208 words)

Antonio McDyess had his second straight solid effort off the bench with 12 points, eight rebounds and three blocks as the Pistons posted a 99-84 triumph over the Philadelphia 76ers and took a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Conference first-round series.
Antonio McDyess scored 19 points and was dominant late as the Pistons moved closer to securing the second seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs with a 105-93 triumph over the Washington Wizards.
Antonio McDyess scored 11 of his 15 points in the second quarter and Rasheed Wallace 16 of his 29 in the third period as the Pistons rebounded for a 106-85 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers in the opener of their Eastern Conference first-round series - Read More...
www.nbatown.com /nba-players/antonio-mcdyess.aspx   (465 words)

 New York Daily News - Sports - McDyess, Knicks on bended knees   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Antonio McDyess is taking his comeback one delicate step at a time while everyone else anticipates giant leaps.
McDyess is certain that his return to the basketball court is imminent, perhaps even as early as Wednesday's game in Minnesota against Latrell Sprewell and the Timberwolves.
McDyess was the picture of durability and production during his first six seasons, missing only 28 out of a possible 460 games.
www.nydailynews.com /sports/story/139487p-123842c.html   (1265 words)

 JockBio: Antonio McDyess Biography
Antonio’s new arsenal was the lone bright spot in an otherwise disastrous 1997-98 season in Denver.
Antonio was swayed toward Denver by the team’s promise to build a championship contender and the gnawing feeling that he had unfinished business with the Nuggets.
Antonio was all over the place, jumping in passing lanes for steals, swatting away shot attempts and stroking his jumper confidently.
www.jockbio.com /Bios/McDyess/McDyess_bio.html   (5054 words)

 McDyess won't return   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Antonio McDyess said he is aiming to play basketball again in July, ending any hopes the Knicks had that he might return this season.
McDyess spoke publicly for the first time since Jan. 1, when he was still holding hope of making an early return from his second major left patella injury.
McDyess also wonders whether he will be the same caliber player as the one who averaged 20.8 points in 2000-01 and was selected to the All-Star team.
www.recordonline.com /archive/2003/03/05/mcdyess.htm   (539 words)

 USA Basketball: Bio - Mens - McDyess   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Electing to make himself eligible for the NBA Draft, McDyess did not have a long wait on draft night in 1995 as he was selected with the No. 2 overall pick in the first round.
McDyess' performance did not go unnoticed as he was tagged All-NBA Third Team and in earning third team honors, McDyess became the first Denver Nugget to capture All-NBA honors since 1986-87 and just the fourth Nugget ever to be named to an All-NBA team.
McDyess' fifth season in the league left no doubt that he belonged among the league's elite.
www.usabasketball.com /biosmen/antonio_mcdyess_bio.html   (863 words)

 Roto Times Fantasy Sports
Antonio McDyess (F) Det missed his fifth consecutive game on Saturday with a left calf strain, according to the AP.
Antonio McDyess (F) Det was held out of last night's game due to his strained left calf, according to the Detroit News.
Antonio McDyess (F) Det should start the next two games while Ben Wallace is away from the team because of the death of his brother, according to the Detroit News.
www.rototimes.com /index.php?sport=pbkball&type=playernotes&name=player_175   (499 words)

 SignOnSanDiego.com > Sports -- McDyess to finally play first regular-season game for Knicks
NEW YORK – Nearly 14 months after Antonio McDyess heard a pop in his knee as he went up for a dunk, the former All-Star and Olympian was ready to play his first regular-season game for the New York Knicks.
McDyess looked spectacular in the three exhibition games be played for New York prior to the 2002-03 season, but his fortunes changed in the fourth game when he crumpled to the floor holding his knee.
McDyess had fractured his kneecap – the same knee was surgically repaired the previous season – and he was distraught later that night as he struggled to come to grips with the possibility of yet another career-threatening injury.
www.signonsandiego.com /sports/nba/20031201-1431-bkn-sportsshowcase.html   (622 words)

 USATODAY.com - Antonio McDyess is back in the game   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
As a premier scorer, rebounder and defender, Antonio McDyess was always coveted for the jump-outta-the-gym spring in his legs that made him the second pick overall in the 1995 NBA draft after his sophomore year at Alabama.
McDyess has answered the call by staying healthy a full season for the first time since 2000-2001, when he was named an All-Star and averaged 20.8 points, a career-high 12.1 rebounds, 1.5 blocks and 36.5 minutes in 70 games, all starts, for the Nuggets.
McDyess acknowledges his return to form was aided by the Suns' partnership with the National Academy of Sports Medicine, which has a program that takes photos of the body's movements and flexibilities to determine what injuries to which athletes are predisposed.
www.usatoday.com /sports/basketball/nba/pistons/2005-05-11-mcdyess-back_x.htm   (2112 words)

 SUNS: Press Conference
In fact we tracked down (McDyess' agent) James Bryant and he returned the call and said there must have been a misunderstanding about the lack of communication, and then proceeded to say that he just heard from Antonio and he was headed for Denver.
I spoke to Antonio last night and had a very in-depth conversation with him, and was told by him that he would get back to me at noon today.
We obviously thought Antonio - by giving him the maximum proposal in the contract of $86 million and our offense being pretty much designed around Jason Kidd and Antonio McDyess - that was evidence of how we felt about Antonio and his future.
www.nbdlfortworth.com /suns/news/transcript_012099.html   (3946 words)

 CNNSI.com - Pro Basketball - McDyess frustrated with slow return - Friday March 08, 2002 08:34 PM
McDyess was injured during training camp and had surgery on Oct. 12 to repair the patella tendon in his left knee.
McDyess returned March 1 against Memphis, scoring seven points in 19 minutes, and followed with 16 points and nine rebounds in 25 minutes against Dallas.
McDyess' return was expected to give Denver a strong inside presence after the Nuggets acquired Juwan Howard in a seven-player trade with Dallas last month, but the two haven't had much time to gel.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /basketball/news/2002/03/08/nuggets_mcdyess_ap   (443 words)

 - toledoblade.com -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Antonio McDyess, right, of the Pistons has made his presence felt in the NBA Finals, averaging nine points and seven rebounds while averaging 22 minutes through the first three games.
McDyess, who signed with the Detroit Pistons as a free agent last summer, didn't appear hampered by anything Tuesday night at the Palace in Game 3 of the NBA Finals.
McDyess, who played collegiately at Alabama, was selected by the Los Angeles Clippers with the No. 2 pick in the 1995 NBA draft.
www.toledoblade.com /apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050616/SPORTS09/506160432/-1/SPORTS   (1161 words)

 UltimateKnicks.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
When Antonio McDyess was at his lowest point last year, when he thought his knee would never heal and his career was over, Nick Van Exel would reach out to him by phone.
Just the fact that McDyess returned to the court and was able to play 13 minutes (two points, three rebounds) in an NBA game is a big plus for him and, possibly, for the Knicks.
Antonio McDyess was headed to the safety of the locker room after an utterly dismal half of basketball when he heard a soothing voice.
www.ultimateknicks.com /archive/20031209GP.asp   (536 words)

 Detroit Pistons, Antonio McDyess, Chauncey Billups, National Basketball Association, New York Knicks - CBS ...
NEW YORK -- Antonio McDyess was so overcome with emotion, he retreated to the locker room during the national anthem.
McDyess eventually put his first point on the board as a member of the New York Knicks, grinning in embarrassment and blowing a kiss to the crowd after making a third-quarter free throw in a 79-78 overtime loss to the Detroit Pistons.
McDyess sat out the final 9:13 of regulation and all of overtime as New York coach Don Chaney stuck with his plan of bringing the former All-Star and Olympian back slowly.
www.cbs.sportsline.com /nba/gamecenter/NBA_20031201_DET@NY   (977 words)

 SPURS: NBA Finals Media Availability: Pistons
McDyess, when you consider how good Timmy is and how well they get him the ball and include him in their offense, you need a guy like McDyess, who is not only an offensive option because you need that coming off the bench; he's a defensive option for us with his quickness and athleticism.
ANTONIO MCDYESS: Yeah, I think I was pretty much relaxed in Game 2 and just carried over to Game 3.
ANTONIO MCDYESS: When I came here to visit, Joe told me he watched my last 18 games, and in the East Coast, that's pretty late, I'm in the West.
www.gobullets.com /spurs/news/pistons_quotes_050615.html   (5684 words)

 ESPN.com - NBA - McDyess makes debut   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
NEW YORK -- Nearly 14 months after Antonio McDyess heard a pop in his knee as he went up for a dunk, the former All-Star and Olympian was ready to play his first regular-season game for the New York Knicks.
McDyess entered to a warm ovation with 2:06 left in the first quarter but played tentatively, missing his first four shots and committing turnovers two of the first three times he touched the ball.
McDyess had fractured his kneecap -- the same knee was surgically repaired the previous season -- and he was distraught later that night as he struggled to come to grips with the possibility of yet another career-threatening injury.
sports.espn.go.com /nba/news/story?id=1675404   (778 words)

 Detroit Pistons, Antonio McDyess, National Basketball Association - CBS SportsLine.com
McDyess has averaged 16.7 points, 8.5 rebounds and 1.6 blocks during his eight-year career, which has been plagued by injuries since the 2000-01 season.
McDyess played just 10 games for Denver during the 2001-02 season -- one season after averaging 20.8 points and 12.1 rebounds -- and missed all of the 2002-03 season with knee problems.
McDyess made his regular-season debut last season with the Knicks against Detroit in December, nearly 14 months after fracturing his kneecap in a preseason game.
cbs.sportsline.com /nba/story/7494030   (408 words)

 Antonio McDyess JockBio — Facts
In 1999 Antonio became just the third Nugget to average at least 20 points and 10 rebounds for a season.
Antonio was named the MVP of the Otis Spunkmeyer Basketball Classic during his sophomore year at Alabama.
In 2000-01, Antonio joined Alex English and Dikembe Mutombo as the only Nuggets to amass at least 5,000 points, 2,000 rebounds and 500 blocks with the team.
www.jockbio.com /Bios/McDyess/McDyess_numbers.html   (172 words)

 Sporting News, The: Knicks are cut off at the knee - NBA - New York Knicks player Antonio McDyess suffers extensive ...
It was six months ago that McDyess broke the kneecap while jumping, a strange injury that might have something to do with the two other knee surgeries McDyess had in the last year and a half.
McDyess' contract is up next summer, and for a more financially sane team, that contract could be a perfect fit.
In the wake of the McDyess news, Knicks general manager Scott Layden preached calmness: "This is a small bump in the road." Don't be fooled.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1208/is_17_227/ai_100728374   (1094 words)

 ESPN.com: NBA - Old knock on Knicks: No master plan
NEW YORK -- By trading for Antonio McDyess, Scott Layden has put the Knicks' payroll over the $90 million mark for the first time in team history.
McDyess complained during the season that the surgery on his left knee, to repair the patella tendon, had robbed him of his athleticism.
McDyess should be able to do that, thereby creating open shots for Houston and Latrell Sprewell, who last season expertly demonstrated their lack of off-the-dribble skills.
espn.go.com /nba/columns/lawrence_mitch/1401521.html   (1149 words)

 McDyess grateful for brief Phoenix stop   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
It looked as though McDyess' second swing through Phoenix would be full of more regret last season when the youth movement moved him to the end of the bench.
McDyess, whose career was forever changed by a fractured patella and tendon tear, said Suns trainers Aaron Nelson, Mike Elliott and Casey Smith (now in Dallas) saved his career with an integrated program of manual therapy and exercise.
McDyess said he did not want to return to a situation where he was "the teacher, the older guy giving advice."
www.azcentral.com /sports/suns/articles/0118sunsnb0118.html   (507 words)

 USATODAY.com - Pistons' bench holds up behind Hunter, McDyess   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The defending champions have essentially gone with a two-man bench of guard Lindsey Hunter and forward Antonio McDyess in the Finals and gotten excellent results.
McDyess had 13 points for his third consecutive double-figure scoring effort of the Finals after going 1-for-8 and scoring two points in Game 1.
McDyess, who has rebounded from three surgeries on his right knee, has been the Pistons' most consistent frontcourt player in the Finals, averaging 10.5 points and 7.5 rebounds.
www.usatoday.com /sports/basketball/nba/pistons/2005-06-16-bench-short_x.htm   (683 words)

 Sports of The Times: McDyess Finally Gets His Feet on the Ground
McDyess would like to believe this is not the game he will display in another month or three.
Asked to define what McDyess was (and might be once again), Chaney said, "He has the speed of a David Robinson and he has the inside-outside game of a Tim Duncan." Not a bad comparison, right there.
McDyess was supposed to be the player who could make the Knicks respectable — they have missed the playoffs two years in a row — but there is a question whether he could have carried this team.
www.nytimes.com /2003/12/02/sports/basketball/02VECS.html?ex=1385701200&en=615803840d115211&ei=5007&partner=USERLAND   (981 words)

 ESPN.com - NBA - One On One: Robinson vs. McDyess
Among Western Conference forwards, I would choose Antonio McDyess over Clifford Robinson for All-Star consideration because McDyess is more well-rounded as a player, even though Robinson is having a good year since being moved into the Suns' lineup.
Still, McDyess is a very good basketball player because he plays hard, rebounds the ball and can block shots.
McDyess has a major upside; When a player has athleticism and a strong work ethic like McDyess does, he will get better.
espn.starwave.com /nba/oneonone0113   (572 words)

 NBA.com: Pistons Mailbox: Antonio McDyess
Detroit's Antonio McDyess averaged 9.7 points and 6.3 rebounds off the bench for the defending NBA Champions this season.
Send Antonio a question via e-mail and we'll post his answers to the best questions at least once for each round of the Playoffs the Pistons reach.
McDyess: This is the biggest stage in the NBA and the experience has been great so far.
www.nba.com /finals2005/mailbox_mcdyess.html   (525 words)

 New York Daily News - Basketball - McDyess calls leaving Kidd 'stupid mistake'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
More than four years after the fact, Antonio McDyess still can't justify his decision to walk away from Jason Kidd as they were entering the prime of their careers.
McDyess rejoined the Knicks on a semi-regular basis three weeks ago and will accompany them to the Meadowlands tonight for what is a crucial game for both teams.
In 1998, McDyess was 24 when he left the Suns after a year to rejoin the Nuggets, with whom he had spent the first two years of his career.
www.nydailynews.com /sports/basketball/story/70086p-65214c.html   (547 words)

 KNICKS: Knicks Acquire NBA All-Star Antonio McDyess
“Antonio McDyess is the kind of talent that improves our team immediately by adding size, strength and versatility,” Layden said.
McDyess, 27, is a seven-year NBA veteran with career averages of 17.6 points and 8.7 rebounds in 442 games.
Although McDyess played in only 10 games last season due to surgery to repair the patella tendon in his left knee, he had one of his finer seasons in 2000-01, averaging 20.8 points and 12.1 rebounds in 70 games for the Denver Nuggets.
thesuns.com /knicks/news/Knicks_Acquire_NBA_AllStar_An-47913-65.html   (404 words)

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