Greg Anthony NBA Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Son, Net Worth, Salary, Stats

By | May 27, 2021

Greg Anthony Biography

Greg Anthony (Gregory Carlton Anthony) an American former professional basketball player and a television analyst for NBA TV and Turner Sports. Anthony played 12 seasons in the National Basketball Association. He as well contributes to Yahoo! Sports as a college basketball analyst and serves as a co-host/analyst on SiriusXM NBA Radio.

Greg Anthony Age

Anthony was born on 15th Novembe 1967 in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.

Greg Anthony College Career

Anthony joined and later graduate from Rancho High School in North Las Vegas, Nevada, he played his freshman year of college basketball for the University of Portland where he was the WCC Freshman of the Year before transferring to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

During his junior season with UNLV, the Runnin’ Rebels won the 1990 NCAA Championship game over Duke with Anthony starting at point guard, as UNLV blew out the Blue Devils and Christian Laettner by 30 points. Anthony played almost the entire season with a broken jaw.

He was a three-time All Big West performer and 3rd Team All America his senior season. This talented team was coached by Jerry Tarkanian and also included future NBA players Stacey Augmon and Larry Johnson. HBO premiered a documentary entitled Runnin’ Rebels of UNLV in March 2011.

Greg Anthony Career

Anthony was drafted by the New York Knicks in the first round of the 1991 NBA Draft, with the reputation of being an excellent defender but a poor outside shooter. He served as a point guard and defensive specialist and typified the hard-nosed defensive reputation of Pat Riley’s Knicks.

Anthony was drafted in 1995, in the expansion draft as the 1st pick (2nd overall) by the Vancouver Grizzlies, where he was the full-time starter at point guard for two seasons. After a journeyman career, in which he played mostly off the bench for Seattle, Portland, Chicago and Milwaukee, Anthony retired in 2002.

During summer breaks, Anthony worked at the World Economic Summit and on Capitol Hill as an intern to for Rep. Barbara Vucanovich. He also began a T-shirt and silkscreening business, Two-Hype, while attending UNLV. His entrepreneurial endeavor was the reason why he relinquished his athletic scholarship. He made enough money selling T-shirts that he was able to pay for his own tuition.

Greg Anthony Broadcasting career

After retirement, Anthony joined ESPN as an analyst for both NBA coverage on ESPN and ABC. Anthony made his debut as a college basketball analyst for CBS Sports on December 13, 2008, replacing Clark Kellogg, who was promoted to lead commentator.

Anthony agreed to be a color commentator for the YES Network covering the Brooklyn Nets for the 2012-2013 season together with Ian Eagle, Mike Fratello and Jim Spanarkel. Anthony and Kellogg swapped their respective roles in 2014, at CBS Sports, with Anthony moving to the broadcast booth as a lead commentator and Kellogg returning to his previous role as a studio analyst. Anthony is featured as one of the commentators in the video game NBA 2K16.

Greg Anthony Politics

Anthony has been politically active with the Republican Party since his days at UNLV, where he graduated with a degree in political science and served as the vice chairman of Nevada’s Young Republicans. He publicly endorsed Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama in 2008. Anthony publicly endorsed Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney in 2012, appearing in a Romney ad in Nevada.

Greg Anthony Salary and Net Worth

Anthony has an estimated net worth of $10 million

Greg Anthony Height and Weight

Anthony stands tall at a height of 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) and has an average body weight.

Greg Anthony Wife

Anthony married Chere Lucas Anthony, a dermatologist and together has a daughter and one son with. He as wel has two other children from a previous relationship, Cole and Ella Anthony. Cole is well known top basketball players in the high school class of 2019.

Greg Anthony Son

Anthony’s son, Cole Anthony an American basketball player for the North Carolina Tar Heels of the Atlantic Coast Conference in the 2019–20 season. He finished his high school career at Oak Hill Academy having been a five-star recruit and among the top-ranked players in the 2019 class.

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