Antonio Harvey Biography

American basketball player

Antonio Harvey (born July 6, 1970) is an American former professional basketball player. During his pro club career, Harvey played in the National Basketball *ociation (NBA). He also played professionally in several other leagues overseas.

College career

Born in Pascagoula, Mississippi, Harvey attended Pascagoula High, in Pascagoula, Mississippi, where he played high school basketball. After high school, Harvey played college basketball at Southern Illinois University. He played with the school's men's team, the Southern Illinois Salukis (1988–1989).

Harvey next played college basketball at Connors State College (1989–90), before moving to the University of Georgia, where he played with the Georgia Bulldogs (1990–1991). He then played college basketball at Pfeiffer University, where he played with the Pfeiffer Falcons, from 1991 to 1993.

Professional career

Harvey was byp*ed in the 1993 NBA draft. After playing during the summer 1993, with the Atlanta Eagles of the USBL, he signed as a free agent in 1993, with the NBA's Los Angeles Lakers, for whom he started on opening night of the 1993–94 season. In 1995, Harvey competed in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest. In the contest, he is remembered for when he waited until the final seconds, to do a 360-degree dunk, but missed it, as he ended up in 4th place. He played with five other NBA teams, as well as in Greece, Spain, Poland and Italy.

Coaching career

In April 2004, Harvey was named the general manager and head coach of the American Basketball *ociation's Portland Reign.

Broadcasting career

Harvey was in radio broadcasting for the Portland Trail Blazers, from 2005 to 2016.

Career statistics



Regular season



    External links

    • player file
    • NBA stats @