John Dante Calabria Calabria was born Pottstown (USA), November 8, 1973. Dante Calabria has attended for all 4 years the canonical prestigious university of North Carolina University, had the honor of becoming captain of the Tar Heels in his last season. At the Court of Dean Smith won a NCAA title in 1993 in New Orleans and in the 1994-95 season after being the best shot from three points of the entire NCAA with 49.6%, losing in the semifinals against Arkansas University.
After college he signed with Bini Viaggi Leghorn (European debut), in A-2 (second italin championship), where it makes a good season finishing with almost 16 points per game. Now back in America, first with the Chicago Bulls (where he plays only the McDonald's Open), then in the Continental Basketball Association (the mythical CBA) with the mesh of Fort Wayne. In 1998-1999 he decided to return to play in Europe and goes to play in the French top flight in Dijon where he scored 17.1 points per well (returning to the times of onset European Leghorn). He spent another half year in France, but change the team, it goes to play for Pau Orthez, where he also dispute the Euroleague. In 2000-01 he returned to Italy, signing for Trieste, where he remained for one season, coached by Bogdan Tanjević. Team changes again next year, this time he moved to Spangna, signing for Valencia, Acb, but in January you should stop for an ankle injury. Back in November to play next year, again in Italy, Benetton Treviso, where he remained until March, when he has to return to the U.S. for stay near to family, however Benetton Italy wins the Italian Cup, after which the Benetton also win the Championship. In the 2003-04 season, signing for the Oregon Cantù, which became one of the strengths. With the mesh Cantù scoring 14.1 points per game, the Italian Super Cup in his final against Benetton Treviso. The next season arrives all'Armani Jeans Milan. Here it remains for three seasons. In these three championships with the jersey Olimpia scored good numbers, scoring 13 points average in the first season (where the final league) and 13.8 in the second. Last season his contribution is limited to the physical problems that porseguitano and closes with 8.4 points average (the worst result of his career in Italy). In July 2007 he was made official his move to Fortitudo Bologna, with a contract option for next year and for the benefit of society. After one season with the eagle in Bologna in October 2008 switch to Vanoli Soresina in league Legadue (the second Italian league). On 5 April 2009, a few days before the start of the playoffs, is out of the company rose According Triboldi.
Dante Calabria has played the European Championships men's basketball in 2005 with the Italian national team, to be naturalized.