Name Dallas Comegys
Career end 2002
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Role Basketball Player
Education DePaul University
|Listed weight 205 lb (93 kg)|
Weight 93 kg
Position Power forward
College DePaul (1983–1987)
Career start 1987
|Born August 17, 1964 (age 58) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1964-08-17) |
High school Roman Catholic(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
NBA draft 1987 / Round: 1 / Pick: 21st overall
Dallas Alonzo Comegys (born August 17, 1964) is an American former professional basketball player.
Comegys played collegiate basketball for the DePaul Blue Demon's in the NCAA Division I from 1983 to 1987.
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. He played 75 games (17 starts) for the Nets in 1987-88, averaging 5.6ppg, adding totals of 218 rebounds and 70 blocks.
Comegys was traded to the San Antonio Spurs in exchange for Walter Berry in August 1988. 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.