Anthony Avent was professional basketball player playing as a forward with the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association. He wore a number 30 jersey with the Clippers and stood 6 feet 9 inches tall weighing at 235 lbs.
Anthony Avent did his schooling from the M.X. Shabbaz High School in Newark, New Jersey. He later attended the Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey where he played for the college basketball team called the Seton Hall Pirates and led the team to the 1989 NCAA Championships. In 1991, Avent was drafted by the Atlanta Hawks in the National Basketball Association. His second season in the NBA, Avent was traded to the Milwaukee Bucks who sold him to the Orlando Magic in 1994. After a year with the Magic the Vancouver Grizzlies bought Avent in 1995 with whom he played for a season. In 1996, Avent played with the Greek basketball team Panathinaikos and the PAOK Thessaloniki Basketball Club in the Greek League. In 1998, Avent returned to the NBA to play with the Utah Jazz. After a year with the Jazz, he was traded to the Los Angeles Clippers with whom he retired in 2000.
In a total of 352 games, Anthony Avent averaged at 5.6 points per game, 0.8 assists per game and 4.5 rebounds per game.