|No.(s) 00, 28, 7|
|Point guard/Shooting guard|
|Date of birth||January 28, 1974|
|Place of birth||Covington, Tennessee|
|Listed height||6 ft 1|
|Listed weight||189 lbs|
|NBA Draft||1996; Round: 1 / Pick: 16th|
|Selected by the Charlotte Hornets|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Tony Delk at NBA.com|
Tony Lorenzo Delk (born January 28, 1974 in Covington, Tennessee) is a retired American professional basketball player. He was team leader of the 1996 University of Kentucky Wildcats that won the 1996 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament.
During his 1992 senior year of high school Delk was named "Mr. Basketball" in the state of Tennessee and also to the Parade and McDonald's All American Teams. As a sophomore at Kentucky, Delk was voted All-SEC 2nd Team by the coaches and All-SEC 3rd Team by the Associated Press, while also making the All-SEC Tournament Team for his outstanding play. Delk was named to the All-SEC 1st and All-NCAA Regional teams during the 1994-95 season. In the 1995-96 season, Delk was named to the All-American and All-SEC 1st Teams and was named NCAA Basketball Tournament Most Outstanding Player. He received SEC Player of the Year honors during the season. Delk joined Omega Psi Phi Fraternity while at Kentucky.
Tony Delk was picked 16th overall in the 1996 NBA Draft by the Charlotte Hornets. He was traded by the Hornets along with Muggsy Bogues to the Golden State Warriors for B.J. Armstrong on November 7, 1997 where he played for two seasons before signing with the Sacramento Kings on August 16, 1999. There he played one season before signing with the Phoenix Suns on August 1, 2000. In a January 2, 2001 overtime game against his former Kings team, he scored a career-high 53 points on 20-for-27 field goal shooting. On February 25, 2006, Delk was released by the Atlanta Hawks, which led to his signing by the Detroit Pistons on March 1st. On August 2006 he signed a new contract with the Greek basketball team, Panathinaikos Athens.
Tony Delk is the uncle of current Mississippi State University basketball-playing twins Richard and Reginald Delk. He also sponsors the Tony Delk Legends Game, a benefit for the Taylor Delk Sickle Cell Foundation.