Attended the Kinston HS and Oak Hill Academy in Mouth of Wilson, Virginia.
Played college at North Carolina until 1995.
Selected by the Philadelphia 76ers as 3rd overall pick in the 1995 NBA Draft.
Played in Philadelphia till December 1997, when he was traded to the Detroit Pistons.
Played in Detroit till 2001-02.
Traded to the Washington Wizards in September 2002.
Traded to the Dallas Mavericks in June 2004.
Traded to the Memphis Grizzlies in July 2009. Waived later that month.
Signed with the Milwaukee Bucks in January 2010.
Signed with the Miami Heat in October 2010. Waived in November.
Signed with the Atlanta Hawks in December 2011.
Signed with the Brooklyn Nets in July 2012.
Named MVP at the McDonald's All-America Game in 1993. Also won the McDonald's Dunk Contest.
Named to the USA Today All-USA 1st Team in 1993.
Named to the All-time All-USA 2nd Team by USA Today in 2003.
Named Most Outstanding Player of the Southeast Regional in 1995.
Named College Player of the Year by Sports Illustrated in 1995.
Named 1st Team All-America by the AP in 1995.
Named to the 1995-96 NBA All-Rookie 1st Team. Played the NBA Rookie All-Star Game.
Played the NBA All-Star Game in 2000 and 2001.
Brother of former NBA player Tony Dawson.