Antawn Jamison is a former professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association. He is a two-time NBA All-Star and in 2004, he was named the NBA Sixth Man of the Year. In his rookie year with the league, he was named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team.

Player Profile and Personal Life

Antawn Cortez Jamison was born on June 12, 1976, in Shreveport, Louisiana. He stands 206 cm tall and his weight was last listed at 107 kg. His name ‘Antawn’ is a misspelling of ‘Antwan’.

He has a scholarship called the Antawn C. Jamison Scholarship. He handed out the first scholarship in his high school.

Position Power Forward
Height / weight 2.06 m / 107 kg
Born 12 Jun 1976
Nationality United States United States
Playing Style Right Handed
Team History
231 los angeles clippers LA Clippers 2013 - 2014
27 los angeles lakers Los Angeles 2012 - 2013
208 cleveland cavaliers Cleveland 2010 - 2012
216 washington wizards Washington 2004 - 2010
217 dallas mavericks Dallas 2003 - 2004
230 golden state warriors Golden State 1998 - 2003

High School and College Career

He attended Providence High School, and prior to that, he attended Quail Hollow Middle School. While in high school, he received All-American honors and he was also named the 1995 North Carolina Mr. Basketball.

For college, he attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In 1998, he was named the ACC Player of the year. That year, he was also named the National College Player of the Year. After his career in the NBA, the North Carolina Tar Heels retied Jersey number 33 in his honor.

Professional Career

He was drafted into the NBA during the 1998 NBA Draft. He was selected by the Toronto Raptors in the first round as fourth overall. He was then traded to the Golden State Warriors. In his first year with the team, he was named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team.

Jamison played with the Warriors from 1998 to 2003. He later played for a season with the Dallas Mavericks before joining the Washington Wizards in 2004. In his 7 year career with the Wizards, he was named an NBA All-Star twice. He was also named the 2004 NBA Sixth Man of the Year.

After the Wizards, he played for 2 years with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Then he spent a season with the Los Angeles Lakers. His last season in the league was played with the Los Angeles Clippers. Before he retired from the NBA, he was traded to the Atlanta Hawks but he was waived by the Hawks before he could play for them.

Career Highlights

  • 2005, 2008 - NBA All-Star
  • 2004 - NBA Sixth Man of the Year
  • 1999 - NBA All-Rookie Second Team

  • 1998 - National college player ofthe year
  • 1998 - Consensus first-teamAll-American
  • 1997 - Consensus second-teamAll-American
  • 1998 - ACC Player of the Year
  • 1996–1998 - First-team All-ACC
  • 1998 - ACC tournament MVP
  • 1996 - ACC All-Freshman Team
  • No. 33 retired by North Carolina TarHeels

  • 1995 - McDonald’s All-American
  • 1995 - North Carolina Mr. Basketball

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