18 Facts About Anthony Reed


Anthony Lavell Reed was born on January 3,1971 and is an American former professional basketball player.


Anthony Reed ended his career at Tulane as the all-time leading scorer with 1,896 total points and as the 4th best rebounder in program history with 871 total rebounds.


Anthony Reed was selected in the second round of the 1993 NBA draft by the Chicago Bulls but was waived before the start of the NBA season, and he moved to Europe where he played in Croatia, Italy, Spain, Slovenia and Cyprus.


Anthony Reed played in Venezuela and ended his career in 1999 after one season in Japan.


Anthony Reed was born in Monroe, Louisiana and played varsity basketball at Wossman High School in his native town.


Coach Perry Clark chose Anthony Reed to be part of the starting five since his freshman year: Anthony Reed started all 28 games, led the team in rebounding and minutes per game, and was second in scoring behind Michael Christian.


Anthony Reed set records for most points scored for a freshman in Tulane history with 514, and highest scoring average for a freshman with 18.4; he scored 20 or more points on 12 occasions.


On December 8,1989 Anthony Reed scored a career-high 32 points in a game against Tennessee Tech.


Tulane qualified for the 1992 NCAA tournament: Anthony Reed played both games, scoring 12 points in each of them.


Anthony Reed led the team in 3-point percentage, with.


On March 6,1993 his jersey number, 55, was retired by Tulane: in that night's game against South Florida Anthony Reed scored his 1,853rd point, becoming the all-time leader for career points at Tulane.


Anthony Reed retired with 118 games played and 1,896 total points.


Anthony Reed recorded 26 career double-doubles and 32 20-point games.


Anthony Reed contributed to bring Tulane to be nationally ranked during his last two seasons, and was inducted in the Louisiana Basketball Hall of Fame in 2015.


Anthony Reed participated in the Bulls preseason camp in July 1993 and participated in the Rocky Mountain Revue in Salt Lake City.


Anthony Reed then moved to Europe and joined KK Split in Croatia: he then moved to Dinamo Sassari and played 1 game in the Italian Lega Basket Serie A, scoring 8 points and grabbing 4 rebounds in 30 minutes of play.


In 1994 Anthony Reed moved to Spain and signed for Liga ACB team Saski Baskonia: he played 6 games in the regular season and 4 in the playoffs, averaging 7.1 points and 6 rebounds per game.


In September 1997 Anthony Reed signed with Estudiantes de Olavarria of the Liga Nacional de Basquet in Argentina, but only played in friendly games during preseason before being released on September 18,1997.