Andrew Toney

Andrew Toney (born November 23, 1957) is an American former professional basketball player who played for the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers from 1980 to 1988. He was dubbed "The Boston Strangler" by Boston, Massachusetts sportswriters during the 76ers' and Celtics' rivalry in the early 1980s because of his ability to single-handedly dominate games against the Celtics, including Game 7 of the 1982 Eastern Conference Finals when he scored 34 points in the game. He also scored 30 points in Game 2, 39 points in Game 4 and averaged 26.4 points per game in that series.


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Year Team G MP FG FG% FT FT% ORB DRB TRB A S B TO PF PTS
1981 PHI 75 1768 399 0.50 161 0.71 32 111 143 273 59 10 219 234 968
1982 PHI 77 1909 511 0.52 227 0.74 43 91 134 283 64 17 214 269 1274
1983 PHI 81 2474 626 0.50 324 0.79 42 183 225 365 80 17 271 255 1598
1984 PHI 78 2556 593 0.53 390 0.84 57 136 193 373 70 23 297 251 1588
1985 PHI 70 2237 450 0.49 306 0.86 35 142 177 363 65 24 224 211 1245
1986 PHI 6 84 11 0.31 3 0.38 2 3 5 12 2 0 7 8 25
1987 PHI 52 1058 197 0.45 133 0.80 16 69 85 188 18 8 112 78 549
1988 PHI 29 522 72 0.42 58 0.81 8 39 47 108 11 6 50 35 211

First NameAndrew
Last NameToney
Full Name at BirthAndrew Toney
Other NamesThe Boston Strangler
Age56
Date of BirthNovember 23, 1957
BirthplaceBirmingham, Alabama
Height6' 3" (190 cm)
Weight178 lbs (80.7 kg)
Star SignSagittarius
NationalityAmerican
High SchoolGlenn in Birmingham, Alabama
UniversityUniversity of Louisiana at Lafayette
Occupation CategoryBasketball
PositionGuard
NBA Debut28 October 1980
DraftPhiladelphia 76ers, 1st round (8th pick, 8th overall), 1980 NBA Draft

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