Antawn Jamison net worth and salary: Antawn Jamison is an American professional basketball player, who has a net worth of $70 million and salary of $15 million. Antawn Jamison has earned his net worth as the power forward for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was born on June 12, 1976 in Shreveport, Louisiana he was a football quarterback at Quail Hollow Middle School in Charlotte, North Carolina. Later he attended Providence High School in Charlotte, North Carolina where he continued to play basketball as was named a McDonald's All-American. In 2006 Jamison was a member of the USA National Team in the FIBA World Championships. He was further educated at the University of North Carolina for he played basketball as a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). During college he won both the Naismith and Wooden Awards. During a ceremony at the Dean E. Smith Center on March 1, 2000 Antawn's number 33 was retired. In addition to the Cavaliers, Jamison is a former basketball player for the Dallas Mavericks and the Washington Wizards. He has created the Antawn C. Jamison Scholarship to provide the underprivileged with a chance at a better future. He awarded his first scholarship in 2006.
Jamison was born in Shreveport, Louisiana on June 12, 1976. With his name commonly mistaken as "Antwan," Jamison's birth certificate actually showed a misspelling of that which is the correct first name. After careful consideration, Jamison's parents elected to let the name stand as it provided certain uniqueness. Currently a power forward and small forward for the Los Angeles Clippers, Jamison began his basketball career with the North Carolina Tar Heels and was later drafted to the NBA to play for the Toronto Raptors in 1998. He was then traded to the Golden State Warriors with whom he was named to the NBA All-Rookie team. In 2006, Jamison was a constituent of the USA National Team in the FIBA World Championships. Following the Golden State Warriors, Jamison played for the Dallas Mavericks, Washington Wizards, Cleveland Cavaliers, Washington Wizards, Los Angeles Lakers, and presently the Los Angeles Clippers. He was named Naismith College Player of the Year in 1998, AP National Player of the Year, earned the Wooden Award, received the Oscar Robinson and Adolph Rupp trophies, and was crowned NBA Sixth Man of the Year in 2004.