Cole Anthony (born May 15, 2000) is a professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association for the Orlando Magic, he has amassed quite an incredible player statistics since being drafted into the NBA.
Cole Anthony was a member of the North Carolina Tar Heels basketball team in college.
He is a point guard who is 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 meters) tall and weighs 185 pounds (84 kg).
Cole Anthony grew and was raised in Manhattan, New York, and attended Archbishop Molloy High School before moving to Oak Hill Academy for his senior year.
His father, Greg Anthony, played 11 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
He was considered as the finest point guard in the 2019 class and a consensus five-star prospect.
He was selected MVP of the McDonald’s All-American Game, Jordan Brand Classic, and Nike Hoop Summit as a senior, and was named to the USA Today All-USA first team.
Despite missing six weeks due to injuries during his freshman season at North Carolina, Anthony was named third-team All-ACC.
In 2018, Anthony led the United States to a gold medal at the FIBA Under-18 Americas Championship in St. Catharines, Ontario, and was named to the all-tournament team.
Cole Anthony was born in Portland, Oregon, where his father, Greg Anthony, was a member of the Portland Trail Blazers at the time of his birth.
His umbilical cord was wrapped around his neck at birth, which slowed his heart rate but did not cause any issues.
Despite the fact that he came from an affluent family, his parents focused on instilling in him a sense of responsibility and hard work.
Cole first played baseball before finally settling on basketball and was coached by Steve Harris, who mentored NBA player Kemba Walker and was a prominent Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) figure in New York.
He starred in Little Ballers, a 2013 Nickelodeon documentary film made by his mother, Crystal McCrary, when he was 11 years old.
Anthony played basketball for Archbishop Molloy High School in Briarwood, New York. He was the first freshman to immediately start at point guard for Molloy.
As a sophomore, Anthony led Molloy to the CHSAA Class AA city championship finals, where his team was beaten by Cardinal Hayes High School.
Anthony revealed on July 28, 2018, that he would be transferring to Oak Hill Academy for his senior year.
The high school in Mouth of Wilson, Virginia, is well-known for its illustrious basketball program.
Entering the season, Oak Hill was widely considered one of the best high school teams in the country.
Anthony committed to play basketball at the University of North Carolina.
He was a consensus five-star recruit, top-five player, and the best point guard in his class by the end of his high school career.
He became the first freshman in program history to score at least 20 points in his first three games when he scored a team-high 28 points in a 77–61 win over Gardner–Webb on November 15.
On April 17, 2020 Anthony declared for the 2020 NBA draft and was selected by the Orlando Magic with the 15th pick of the first round of the 2020 NBA draft.
On November 21, 2020, the Orlando Magic announced that they had signed Anthony.
Anthony became the first Magic rookie to score 30-plus points since Victor Oladipo.
Playing for the United States at the 2018 FIBA Under-18 Americas Championship in St. Catharines, Ontario, he helped the USA to a gold medal haul.
Who are his Mom and Dad?
Cole Anthony was born to Greg Anthony, a former basketball player for the Portland trail Blazers and Crystal McCrary an American television producer and director.
What’s his Jersey number?
Cole Anthony wears the number 50 jersey for the Orlando Magic.
What is his listed Height?
Cole is listed at 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 metres)
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