Adrian Dantley is a retired American professional basketball player. He was born on February 28, 1956 in Washington, D.C.
Dantley played small forward in the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 1976 to 1991. He played for several teams during his career, including the Buffalo Braves, the Indiana Pacers, the Los Angeles Lakers, the Utah Jazz, and the Detroit Pistons. He was named to the All-Star Game six times and was selected to the All-NBA First Team twice.
Dantley was known for his scoring ability, his aggressive style of play, and his strong work ethic. He was a prolific scorer throughout his career, and his ability to finish at the rim and get to the free throw line made him one of the most difficult players to defend. He was also a strong rebounder and a solid passer, making him a well-rounded player.
After retiring from the NBA, Dantley has been involved in coaching. He has served as an assistant coach for several NBA teams, and has also been a head coach in the Continental Basketball Association (CBA) and the NBA Development League (now known as the NBA G League).
Adrian Dantley is widely regarded as one of the best scorers in the history of the NBA, and his contributions to the sport of basketball will never be forgotten.