Anthony Avent

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Anthony Avent
Personal information
Born (1969-10-18) October 18, 1969 (age 47)
Rocky Mount, North Carolina
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight 235 lb (107 kg)
Career information
High school Malcolm X Shabazz
(Newark, New Jersey)
College Seton Hall (1988–1991)
NBA draft 1991 / Round: 1 / Pick: 15th overall
Selected by the Atlanta Hawks
Playing career 1991–2001
Position Power forward
Number 00, 34, 54, 30
Career history
1991–1992 Phonola Caserta
19921994 Milwaukee Bucks
19941995 Orlando Magic
1995–1996 Vancouver Grizzlies
1996–1997 Panathinaikos BC
1997–1998 Sioux Falls Skyforce
1998–1999 Utah Jazz
1999–2000 Los Angeles Clippers
2000–2001 PAOK Thessaloniki
Career NBA statistics
Points 1,958 (5.6 ppg)
Rebounds 1,584 (4.5 rpg)
Blocks 211 (0.6 bpg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Anthony Avent (born October 18, 1969) is a retired American professional basketball player who was selected by the Atlanta Hawks in the first round (15th pick overall) of the 1991 NBA Draft.[1] Born in Rocky Mount, North Carolina,[1] Avent played for the Milwaukee Bucks, Orlando Magic, Vancouver Grizzlies, Utah Jazz and Los Angeles Clippers in six NBA seasons. He played collegiately at Seton Hall University where he played in the 1989 NCAA championship game.[2] Prior to Seton Hall, Avent played at Malcolm X Shabazz High School in Newark, New Jersey.[1]

In the 1996–97 season he played in several games for the perennially powerful Greek team Panathinaikos, and in 2001 he played for PAOK BC.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Anthony Avent statistics". basketball-reference.com. Archived from the original on 18 May 2009. Retrieved June 9, 2009. 
  2. ^ "1989 NCAA Championship box score". hickoksports.com. Retrieved June 9, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Panathinaikos BC — Selected former players". mlahanas.de. Archived from the original on 8 June 2009. Retrieved June 9, 2009. 
  4. ^ "PAOK — Selected former players". mlahanas.de. Retrieved June 9, 2009.