Donny E. Marshall (born July 17, 1972) is an American retired professional basketball player who was selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers the 2nd round (39th overall) of the 1995 National Basketball Association Draft.
After graduating from Federal Way High School in Washington, Marshall chose to play at Connecticut. As a 4-year letter winner, he helped lead the Huskies to the postseason each of his last 3 seasons as co-captain. Was named to the NCAA All-Tournament team as a senior averaging over 23 points a game in the tourney. Marshall was later named to Uconn’s All-Century team (top 25 players in school history) and was also two time All-Big East Team member, leading the Big East in free throw shooting his senior year. He was then selected in the 2nd round (39th overall) of the 1995 NBA Draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers. Marshall went on to play in five seasons in the NBA with the Milwaukee Bucks and the New Jersey Nets. With the Nets, Marshall made it to consecutive NBA Finals in 2001-02 and 2002-03. In his NBA career, Marshall played in 119 games and amassed a total of 293 points.
Marshall has been in television broadcasting 13 years and worked as a color commentator for the Boston Celtics on Comcast SportsNet in New England for 8 years covering over 650 NBA games. He was also a color commentator for NBC Sports Network college basketball telecasts. Marshall provided basketball color commentary for NBC at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Donny currently is an NBA analyst for the Brooklyn Nets and NBA/NCAA basketball analyst for FOX Sports.
Career NBA statistics
Points 293 (2.5 ppg)
Rebounds 121 (1.0 rpg)