highly effective defender. He played for the Detroit Pistons from 1985 until 1999. During the late 1980s and early 1990s, Dumars and Isiah Thomas combined to form one of the best backcourts in NBA history. Initially a shooting guard, Dumars moved to point guard following Thomas' retirement in 1994, sharing ball-handling duties with Grant Hill. Dumars was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2006. Dumars served as the President of Basketball Operations for the Detroit Pistons from 2000 to 2014.
BornMay 24, 1963 (age 55)
Shreveport, LouisianaNationalityAmericanListed height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)Listed weight190 lb (86 kg)Career informationHigh schoolNatchitoches Central
(Natchitoches, Louisiana)CollegeMcNeese State (1981–1985)NBA draft1985 / Round: 1 / Pick: 18th overallSelected by the Detroit PistonsPlaying career1985–1999PositionShooting guardNumber4Career history1985–1999Detroit PistonsCareer highlights and awards