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Overview (5)

Date of Birth 14 December 1966Miami, Florida, USA
Date of Death 28 February 2015USA  (congestive heart failure)
Birth NameAnthony George Douglas Mason
Nickname Mase
Height 6' 7¼" (2.01 m)

Mini Bio (1)

NBA player who is a forward for the Charlotte Hornets. He stands 2m 3 cm tall and He weighs 123 kgs. His alma mater is Springfield Gardens H.S. (NY) where he often returns to address students and athletic teams. He graduated from Tennessee Sate College in 1988. Mason was initially selected by the Portland Trail Blazers in the third round (53rd pick overall) of the 1988 NBA Draft. Then he played for New Jersey Nets (89-90), Denver Nuggets (90-91) and New York Knicks (92-96) before coming to Charlotte in 1996. Recent stats include: ranked 16th in the NBA in Rebounds Per Game (8.5); ranked 4th in the NBA in Triple Doubles (3) and ranked 17th in the NBA in Minutes Per Game (37.9). Apart from basketball he is also a big baseball fan, with Yankees Craig Nettles and Chris Chambliss his favorites as a youth. He is also an avid New York Ranger fan and was often seen around Madison Square Garden, NY during the Rangers' 1994 drive to the Stanley Cup. He is planning on a career in criminal justice after his playing career ends.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Sujit R. Varma

Trade Mark (1)

Engraving words and designs into his hair

Trivia (7)

Won the NBA's 6th Man of the Year Award for the 1994-1995 season as a member of the New York Knicks.
Played in his first and only All-Star Game in 2001, grabbing 4 rebounds in 20 minutes, while representing the Miami Heat and the Eastern Conference.
Attended Tennessee State University.
Played in Turkey and the CBA before becoming an established NBA player.
Professional basketball player with the NBA's New Jersey Nets, Denver Nuggets, New York Knicks, Charlotte Hornets, Miami Heat, and Milwaukee Bucks.
Forward for the Milwaukee Bucks [June 2003]
His sons Anthony Mason Jr. and Antoine are also Basketball players.

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