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HEIGHT
6-9

WEIGHT
235

DOB
6/12/76

COLLEGE
North Carolina

NBA YEARS
14
Personal Info
  • Selected in the first round (fourth overall pick) of the 1998 NBA Draft by the Toronto Raptors
  • Traded on draft night by Toronto to the Golden State Warriors for draft rights to Vince Carter and cash June 24, 1998
  • Traded by Golden State to the Dallas Mavericks along with Danny Fortson, Chris Mills and Jiri Welsch in exchange for Evan Eschmeyer, Nick Van Exel, Avery Johnson, Popeye Jones and Antoine Rigaudeau August 18, 2003
  • Traded by Dallas along with cash considerations to the Washington Wizards in exchange for Jerry Stackhouse, Christian Laettner and the draft rights to Devin Harris June 24, 2004
  • Traded by Washington to the Cleveland Cavaliers along with Sebastian Telfair from the Los Angeles Clippers in exchange for Zydrunas Ilgauskas, a 2010 first round draft pick and Emir Preldzic (Clippers acquired Drew Gooden from Washington and Washington acquired Al Thornton from the Clippers) February 17, 2010
  • Signed by the Lakers as a free agent July 25, 2012
  • Two-time NBA All-Star (2005, 2008)
  • Entering the 2012-13 season, is 44th on the NBA’s all-time scoring list (19,246)
  • Joined Dirk Nowitzki in 2011-12 as the only other player in NBA history to accumulate at least 19,000 points, 7,000 rebounds and 1,000 three-pointers made over his career
  • Has posted 303 career double-doubles
  • Served as a team captain in all five seasons in Washington
  • One of only five players in the NBA to average at least 20 points and 10 rebounds per game in 2007-08 (first career 20-point, 10-rebound season)
  • Named as the Southeast Division winner of the 2007-08 and 2008-09 NBA Sportsmanship Award
  • Member of the 12-man team that represented the United States at the 2006 FIBA World Championships in Japan
  • Played in 386 consecutive games until he missed a game on Mar. 8, 2005 in New York
  • Awarded the 2005 Magic Johnson Award, presented annually by the Professional Basketball Writers Association to an NBA player who combines excellence on the court with outstanding cooperation with the media
  • Named the NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year in 2003-04 as a member of the Dallas Mavericks
  • Scored a career-high 51 points 12/3/00 at Seattle and matched that effort in the following contest with 51 points 12/6/00 vs. LA Lakers
  • At time, was first player to reach 50+ points in back-to-back games since Michael Jordan in 1986-87
  • Named to NBA All-Rookie Second Team (1998-99).
  • HOW ACQUIRED: Signed by the Lakers as a free agent July 25, 2012.
Career Info
  • Full name is Antawn (an-TWON) Cortez Jamison
  • Son of Albert and Kathy Jamison
  • Proud father of two daughters, Alexis Jamison and Kathryn Elizabeth, and two sons, Antawn Jr. and Rucker
  • As part of his ongoing efforts to provide “A Better Tomorrow” for children, partners with non-profit KaBOOM! to encourage and promote play among children across the country
  • Built his first playground with KaBOOM! in his hometown of Shreveport, Louisiana, on September 6, 2008
  • Has his own website, AntawnJamison.com, which features his charitable endeavors and foundation information
  • Launched “A Better Tomorrow,” a campaign which provides financial assistance to individuals and communities during the holiday season
  • Hosts an annual All-Star Basketball Camp at his alma mater, Providence High School in Charlotte, NC
  • Sponsors a ticket program called Antawn’s Army, in which he purchases tickets for local area children to attend NBA games
  • Mentioned as one of the “Good Guys” in sports by the Sporting News in 2005 and 2006
  • Launched a foundation, a scholarship program and an incentive program that rewarded approximately 200 students in six schools
  • Sponsors a basketball tournament and funds programs to deliver shoes to a homeless shelter
  • Awarded the NBA Community Assist Award in July 2003
  • In 2003, launched the Antawn C. Jamison Scholarship program, in which he awards need-based scholarships to a male and female college-bound basketball player from his alma mater, Providence High School in Charlotte.