Dallas Comegys
Personal information
Born (1964-08-17) August 17, 1964 (age 58)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High schoolRoman Catholic
(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
CollegeDePaul (1983–1987)
NBA draft1987 / Round: 1 / Pick: 21st overall
Selected by the Atlanta Hawks
Playing career1987–2006
Number45, 22
Career history
1987–1988New Jersey Nets
1988–1989San Antonio Spurs
1989–1990Oximesa Granada
1990–1991Dinamo Sassari
1991Philadelphia Spirit
1991–1992Dinamo Sassari
1992Philadelphia Spirit
1992–1994Fortitudo Bologna
1994–1995Montepaschi Siena
1995–1998Fenerbahçe
1998–1999SNAI Montecatini
1999–2000Maccabi Tel Aviv
2000–2001Chicago Skyliners
2002Pınar Karşıyaka
2002Pennsylvania ValleyDawgs
2003–2004Delaware Destroyers
2006NEPA Breakers
Career highlights and awards
Stats Edit this at Wikidata at NBA.com
Stats Edit this at Wikidata at Basketball-Reference.com

Dallas Alonzo Comegys (born August 17, 1964) is an American former professional basketball player.

College career

Comegys played collegiate basketball for the DePaul Blue Demons in the NCAA Division I from 1983 to 1987.

Professional career

Comegys was selected by the Atlanta Hawks with the 21st overall pick of the 1987 NBA Draft. He was traded to the New Jersey Nets in exchange for a second-round draft choice in either 1989 or 1990.[1] He played 75 games (17 starts) for the Nets in 1987–88, averaging 5.6 ppg, adding totals of 218 rebounds and 70 blocks.

Comegys was traded to the San Antonio Spurs in exchange for Walter Berry in August 1988.[2] With the Spurs, he played 67 games (10 starts), with 6.5 points and 3.5 rebounds on average in 1988–89

He then moved to Europe, playing a good part of his career in Italy, mostly in the second division Serie A2, with some spells in the top tier Serie A. There he played for Banco di Sardegna Sassari, Fortitudo Bologna, Comerson Siena – with whom he led the Serie A in rebounding in 1995 – and SNAI Montecatini.

Comegys also played in the Spanish Liga ACB for Oximesa Granada, his first experience abroad, in the Turkish Basketball League for Fenerbahçe and Pınar Karşıyaka, in the Israeli Basketball Super League for Maccabi Tel Aviv and for various U.S. minor league teams.

References

  1. ^ "Comegys Traded To Nets."The New York Times, 5 November 1987. Retrieved on 10 June 2015.
  2. ^ "Spurs trade Berry to Nets for Comegys."Los Angeles Times, East Rutherford (New Jersey), 30 August 1988. Retrieved on 10 June 2015.