Anthony George Douglas Mason> is a retired American NBA player who played for many major teams like New York Knicks, the New Jersey Nets, Charlotte Hornets, Denver Nuggets, Miami Heat and Milwaukee Bucks.
In his entire career in basketball, he averaged 10.8 points and 8.3 rebounds. His career best time was in mid 1990s, when he earned the title of NBA Sixth Man of the year award in 1995 and also the All-NBA and NBA All-Defensive team award. At six feet seven inches, Mason played primarily as the power forward athlete and was known for shaving logos and words into his hair.
His college education was done from the Tennessee State University, from where he also pursued the basketball passion and played in Turkey, the Continental Basketball Association, Venezuela and the United States Basketball League. He was drafted by the Portland Trail Blazers in 1988 at the third round of the 53rd overall.
Anthony won the Sixth Man of the Year (1995). He was honored with the NBA minutes played leader in 1995-96 and in 1996-97 season. He received the All-NBA in 1997, 3rd team and the All-Defensive Team (1997, 2nd team). Anthony won the All-Star title in 2001.