Anthony Tolliver Biography
Anthony Tolliver is an American professional basketball player for the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for Creighton University. He went to high school at Kickapoo High School.
Anthony Tolliver Age
Tolliver was born on June 1, 1985, in Springfield, Missouri, USA. He is 34 years old as of 2019.
Anthony Tolliver Parents
Tolliver was born on June 1, 1985, in Springfield, Missouri to parents Johnny Tolliver and Donna Tolliver. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to the Afro-American ethnic group.
Anthony Tolliver Siblings
He grew up along with his six siblings, Armani Tolliver, JaVonna Tolliver, Leslie Tolliver, RaVonda Tolliver, Suzie Tolliver, and Angela Tolliver. He is a single son of his family.
Anthony Tolliver Wife
Tolliver is married to Jessica Svoboda. Tolliver has been happily married to his wife, Jessica Svoboda since 2011. The couple met at Creighton University, during their freshman orientation. Jessica Svoboda is a photographer based on documenting the stories of everyday life.
Anthony Tolliver Children
They have two children as the mark of their love.
Anthony Tolliver Net Worth
As of 2019, Anthony Tolliver has an estimated net worth of over $4.5 Million. He reportedly signed a 1 year / $5,750,000 contract with Minnesota Timberwolves on July 9, 2018.
Anthony Tolliver Body Measurements
The Famous NBA star is 6 ft 8 inches in height and weighs around 113 lbs. Anthony Tolliver is not only a world-class athlete but also has a very attractive individual.
Anthony Tolliver Education
Anthony Tolliver attended Kickapoo High School in Springfield, Missouri where he played for his high school basketball team. After completing high school, Anthony Tolliver enrolled at the University of Creighton and played for the Creighton.
Anthony Tolliver Career
Tolliver committed to Creighton in the fall of 2002. He was one of four players from his Kickapoo High School team to play Division I basketball; the team ended his senior season of 2002–03 ranked 12th by the USA Today and as the Missouri Class 5A State Champions.
At Creighton, Tolliver played in a reserve role during his freshman season behind veterans Brody Deren, Mike Grimes, and Joe Dabbert, but saw action in 27 games. He started 30 of Creighton’s 34 games his sophomore season, including an 8-point, 7 rebound performance in a 75-57 victory over Missouri State in the 2005 MVC tournament championship game. Tolliver earned second-team all-MVC honors during his junior season and had a memorable last-second shot to win a game against Wichita State on January 28, 2006.
Tolliver was named first-team all MVC, a finalist for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS award, and to the Collegeinsider.com mid-major All-America team during his senior year, and helped Creighton return to the NCAA Tournament and a 22-11 record. Tolliver started all 33 of the team’s games and broke the 1,000 point mark for his career in his final collegiate game against Nevada in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. While playing for Creighton, he developed a unique ability to draw charging penalties while on defense.
Anthony Tolliver Iowa Energy
After going undrafted out of Creighton in 2007, he spent the preseason with the Cleveland Cavaliers, making the opening-day roster, but never playing. He spent much of the 2007–08 season with the Iowa Energy of the NBA Development League, averaging 11.5 points and 6.4 rebounds per game,
Anthony Tolliver Eisbären Bremerhaven
He later joined collegiate teammate Nate Funk with Eisbären Bremerhaven of the German Basketball Bundesliga. Following a stint in Germany which saw him average 14.3 points and 7.3 rebounds per game, he was signed by the San Antonio Spurs in July 2008.
Tolliver spent the early part of the 2008–09 campaign shuttling between San Antonio and Austin of the D-League. After appearing in 11 early games with San Antonio (averaging 3.5 points and 2.3 rebounds in 12.1 minutes per game), he was sent to Austin for six games, where he averaged 17.8 points and 7.8 rebounds in his second D-League stint. He appeared in eight more games with San Antonio before being waived on January 7, 2009.
He signed with Iowa again shortly after; he then signed with New Orleans after three games with Iowa. After his ten-day contract expired without renewal, he returned to Iowa for a third stint. He was averaging 12.6 points and 8.1 rebounds per game with the Energy when he signed with Galatasaray Café Crown of the Turkish Basketball League.
In December 2009, Tolliver was playing for the Idaho Stampede of the NBA Development League when the Portland Trail Blazers signed him to a short-term contract. The Blazers were able to temporarily sign a 16th player, one more than the usual league maximum after the NBA granted the team a hardship exemption following a series of injuries to several key players. Tolliver played two games for Portland before being released on December 29, 2009, returning to Idaho.
Anthony Tolliver Golden State Warriors
On January 17, 2010, Tolliver was signed to a ten-day contract by the Golden State Warriors, who were also struggling with injuries. He was signed to a contract through the rest of the 2009–10 season on February 7, 2010.
On April 7, 2010, Tolliver scored a career-high 34 points, shooting 14 for 22 from the field and 5 for 7 from the line. He also made one three-pointer and grabbed 8 rebounds. During the 2009–2010 season with the Warriors, he averaged 12.3 points and 7.3 rebounds per game.
Anthony Tolliver Minnesota
In the 2010 off-season, Tolliver joined the Minnesota Timberwolves on a two-year deal worth $4.5 million.
Anthony Tolliver Atlanta Hawks
In September 2012, Tolliver signed with the Atlanta Hawks.
Anthony Tolliver Charlotte Bobcats
On August 19, 2013, Tolliver signed a one-year contract with the Charlotte Bobcats.
Anthony Tolliver Phoenix Suns
On July 21, 2014, Tolliver signed a 2-year, $6 million contracts with the Phoenix Suns. He went on to play 24 games for Phoenix in 2014–15 while averaging 3.3 points and 1.8 rebounds per game.
Anthony Tolliver Pistons
He was traded to the Detroit Pistons on December 24, 2014, in exchange for Tony Mitchell.
Anthony Tolliver Sacramento Kings
On July 9, 2016, Tolliver signed a 2-year, $16 million contract with the Sacramento Kings. On June 1, 2017, he was waived by the Kings.
Anthony Tolliver Return to Detroit
On July 14, 2017, Tolliver signed a one-year, $3.3 million contract with the Detroit Pistons. He finished second in 3-point shooting percentage in the league after shooting 46.1%, behind only teammate Reggie Bullock.
Anthony Tolliver Return to Minnesota
On July 9, 2018, Tolliver signed a one-year, $5 million contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Anthony Tolliver Community Involvement
Tolliver is a member of the “Starting Five”, along with Malcolm Brogdon, Joe Harris, Justin Anderson, and Garrett Temple. Their goal is to raise $225,000 through Hoops2O, founded by Brogdon, to fund five wells in East Africa by the end of the 2018–19 season.