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Greg Anthony James Wiki Biography
Gregory Carlton “Greg” Anthony was born on the 15th November 1967, in Las Vegas, Nevada USA. He is best known for being a retired professional basketball point guard, who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for six teams, including the New York Knicks, Seattle SuperSonics, and Chicago Bulls among others. His professional playing career was active from 1991 to 2002. Currently, he is recognized as a television analyst, working for CBS Sports.
Have you ever wondered how rich Greg Anthony is, as of mid-2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the total size of Greg’s net worth is as high as $10 million. He has accumulated this amount of money through his successful career in the sports industry not only as a professional basketball player, but also as an analyst.
Greg Anthony Net Worth $10 Million
Greg Anthony always wanted to become a politician and the first black Senator of Nevada. He attended Rancho High School, after which he enrolled at the University of Portland and began playing college basketball. After his freshman year, Greg transferred to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), from which he graduated with a BA degree in Political Science in 1991. There, he continued his college basketball career, the team winning the NCAA Championship title in 1990.
His professional career began in 1991 when he was selected as the 12th pick overall by the New York Knicks in the NBA Draft. He stayed with the Knicks until 1995, when he was selected by the Vancouver Grizzles in the expansion draft held that year. He was regarded as a poor scorer, however, his defensive skills were extraordinary, which enabled him to gain highly paid contracts, which were the main source of his net worth.
He stayed with the Grizzlies until 1997, when his contract expired. The following season he signed with the Seattle SuperSonics, increasing further his net worth, however, he played only for one year, moving from Seattle to the Portland Trailblazers.
He retired in 2002, but before that he played also for the Chicago Bulls, and Milwaukee Bucks, which also added to his net worth. Greg finished his career with 5,497 points, 2,997 assists and 887 steals in a total of almost 900 games.
Soon after retirement, Greg ventured into a broadcasting career, finding engagement at ESPN, as an analyst of the NBA coverage on the channel, and also on the ABC, which has also added to his net worth. Little by little he became more and more featured on television, and in 2008 he made his debut as the analyst for the college basketball on the CBS. During the 2012-2013 season, Greg worked as color commentator for the YES Network, covering the games of the Brooklyn Nets.
Furthermore, in 2014 he became the lead commentator of CBS`s college basketball coverage, replacing Clark Kellog in that position, increasing further his net worth.
Speaking about his personal life, Greg Anthony is married to dermatologist Chere Lucas Anthony; the couple has a daughter and a son. Previously, he was in marriage with Crystal McCrary Anthony, with whom he has two children. Greg has also been focused on politics, endorsing several republican and democratic candidates, interestingly including Barack Obama in 2008 and Mitt Romney in 2012. In 2015, he was arrested under charges of soliciting a prostitute, and was sentenced to 32 hours of community service. He was also suspended from CBS, but returned in March 2016.
|Net Worth||$10 Million|
|Date Of Birth||1967-11-15|
|Education||University of Nevada, Las Vegas|