Joel Vincent Anthony was born on August 9, 1982, in Montreal, Quebec.
He is a Canadian professional basketball player in the NBA and is currently a member of the Miami Heat. anthony plays in Center position and wears No. 50 jersey. His listed height and weight are 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) and 260 lb (118 kg) respectively.
Early career records of Anthony revealed that, he attended Selwyn House School in Montreal from 1994 to 1997 and graduated from Emmanuel Christian School. Latter he attended Dawson College, where he was cut from the preliminary basketball squad. Anthony graduated from Florida’s Pensacola Junior College in 2004.
By averaging 9 points, 7 rebounds and 3.5 blocks per game, he made the first team all-conference for 2003–04. His senior year at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Anthony made a name for him, helping lead the Runnin’ Rebels to a 30–7, and earned Mountain West Conference defensive player of the year award. In the NCAA c shot-blocking he finished second.
Although Canada failed to qualify for the Beijing Olympics, but Anthony made his Canadian national men’s basketball team debut in the summer of 2008. On July, 2007 Anthony signed as a free agent with the Miami Heat, he re-signed a 5 year deal with the Miami Heat on July, 2010.
A quick glimpse of Anthony’s career information include, his college UNLV and his Pro career from 2007–present, and his career history shows that he played for Miami Heat from 2007 to present. 2010-11 Statistics shows his PPG 2.0, RPG 3.40, APG 0.3 and EFF + 5.83.
Anthony’s salary record is as follows, in2007-08 season, Miami Heat NBA he earned $427,163, in 2008-09 ( Miami Heat NBA ) earned $711,517, in 2009-10( Miami Heat NBA) $825,497 and in 2010-11 with same Miami Heat NBA he earned $3,300,000.
Anthony’s role for Miami is largely rebounding he had a career-best 16 rebounds that makes him the only player in NBA history other than Dennis Rodman, who in 1994 grab that many without taking a single field-goal or free-throw attempt in a game, according to STATS LLC. Miami values his toughness, his defense, his rebounding.
Miami’s team management says about Anthony that he had a tremendous impact on the game, and he can be a game changer and can spark team with energy. Some of the weaknesses in Anthony’s game are that, he is very limited offensively and has yet to score in double figures in a game this season.