Tony Price (basketball)

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Tony Price
Personal information
Born (1957-01-05) January 5, 1957 (age 61)
New York City, New York
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school William Howard Taft
(Bronx, New York)
College Penn (1976–1979)
NBA draft 1979 / Round: 2 / Pick: 29th overall
Selected by the Detroit Pistons
Position Guard
Number 34
Career history
1980 San Diego Clippers
Career highlights and awards

Anthony Price (born January 5, 1957) is a former professional basketball player who played in the NBA. Price attended the University of Pennsylvania where he was a standout basketball player. In his senior season, Price won the Ivy League Men's Basketball Player of the Year award after averaging 19.8 points per game and 8.7 rebounds per game. Price was then drafted with the seventh pick in the second round of the 1979 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. He was waived by the Pistons before playing a single game for them. Price did end up being signed by the San Diego Clippers who he played five games for in the 1980-81 NBA season. In those five games, Price averaged 0.8 points per game and 0.6 assists per game.[1]

Tony Price is also the father of NBA player A. J. Price.[2]


  1. ^ "Tony Price NBA statistics".
  2. ^ They'll never Penn another Cinderella story like the Quakers'. Knapp, Gwen (March 19, 2009). CBS Sports.

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