The Making of Cole Anthony


As the son of former NBA player Greg Anthony, Oak Hill senior guard Cole Anthony has faced a level of scrutiny and fame than even your average nationally-ranked top 5 player. The article below details how Anthony’s parents have gone to extreme lengths for their son not to grow up “privileged” despite being raised among Manhattan’s elite. The result has been Cole Anthony growing into one of the hardest-working prospects in the country.

“You try to teach your kids good values and work ethic, but I think the individual has to take the ownership,” Greg said. “I give him a lot of credit. That’s who he is. If he has a goal, he really works towards it. Basketball is something he’s passionate about. I think you’re always proud when your child has a passion for something and they have the opportunity to excel at it. So that part is really rewarding.”

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