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Amal McCaskill

Amal McCaskill
Personal information
Born (1973-10-28) October 28, 1973
Maywood, Illinois
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Listed weight 244 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High school St. Joseph (Westchester, Illinois)
College Marquette (1992–1996)
NBA draft 1996 / Round: 2 / Pick: 49th overall
Selected by the Orlando Magic
Pro career 1996–2012
Position Power forward / Center
Career history
1996–1997 Orlando Magic
1997–1998 Fort Wayne Fury (CBA)
1998 FC Barcelona (Spain)
1998–1999 Panionios (Greece)
1999–2000 León Caja España (Spain)
2000 Proaguas Costablanca Alicante (Spain)
2001 Guaiqueríes de Margarita (Venezuela)
2001 Brujos de Guayama (Puerto Rico)
2001–2002 San Antonio Spurs
2002 Atlanta Hawks
2003 Fórum Filatélico (Spain)
2003–2004 Philadelphia 76ers
2004 Climamio Bologna (Italy)
2005 Sagesse Beirut (Lebanon)
2007–2008 Albany Patroons (CBA)
2009 Qingdao DoubleStar (China)
2009 Igokea (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
2009–2011 Incheon ET (South Korea)
2011 Goyang Orions (South Korea)
2011–2012 KTP Basket (Finland)
2012 Seoul SK Knights (South Korea)
2012 Gaiteros del Zulia (Venezuela)
2012 Ulsan Mobis Phoebus (South Korea)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Amal Omari McCaskill (born October 28, 1973) is an American former professional basketball player, at the center (basketball) position.

After a four-year career at Marquette University, McCaskill was selected by the National Basketball Association's Orlando Magic with the 49th pick (2nd round) of the 1996 NBA Draft. He appeared in 4 seasons with as many teams: 1996-97 with Orlando, 2001-02 with the San Antonio Spurs, 2002-03 with the Atlanta Hawks and 2003-04 with the Philadelphia 76ers.

After his release from Orlando in 1997 (and Philadelphia in 2004), McCaskill played as an import in Greece, Spain, Venezuela, Puerto Rico, Italy and Lebanon. In the United States, McCaskill also appeared for the CBA's Fort Wayne Fury in 1997-98, and the Albany Patroons (2007–08).

In June 2008, McCaskill moved to the Philippine Basketball Association, as an import for the Magnolia Beverage Masters, helping the team reach the semi-finals.[1]

References

  1. ^ Career moves at hoopshype.com

External links

  • NBA.com profile
  • Amal McCaskill at Basketball-Reference.com
  • Eurobasket.com profile
  • ACB.com profile
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