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Anthony Richardson
SF - 6'8, 205lbs - 39 years old - 0 years of NBA experience
Retired - Retired after 2015 season
  • Birthdate: 07/29/1983
  • Drafted (NBA): Undrafted, 2005
  • Pre-draft team: Florida State
  • Country: USA
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent: -
Transactions
DateLeagueTransaction
28th November, 2006CBASigned a one year contract with Butte Daredevils.
April 2007USBLSigned a one season contract with Kansas Cagerz.
1st October, 2007NBASigned an unguaranteed one year minimum salary contract with New Orleans.
12th October, 2007NBAWaived by New Orleans.
23rd November, 2007GermanySigned for the remainder of the season with Ludwigsburg.
22nd December, 2007GermanyLeft Ludwigsburg.
26th August, 2008HollandSigned a one year contract with Den Bosch.
14th August, 2009HollandSigned another one year contract with Den Bosch.
1st November, 2010D-LeagueDrafted 31st overall in the 2010 D-League Draft by New Mexico Thunderbirds.
3rd January, 2011D-LeagueTraded by New Mexico Thunderbirds to Reno Bighorns in exchange for Gerard Anderson.
September 2011JapanSigned a one year contract with Aisin Seahorses.
1st November, 2012D-LeagueDesignated as a returning player by Reno Bighorns.
27th December, 2012D-LeagueTraded by Reno Bighorns, along with Jack McClinton, to Fort Wayne Mad Ants in exchange for Walker Russell.
25th July, 2013South KoreaDrafted 4th overall in the 2013 KBL Import Draft by Sonic Boom KT. Concurrently signed a one year contract.
18th December, 2013South KoreaTraded by Sonic Boom KT, along with Jang Jae Suk, Lim Jong-Il and Kim Do-Soo, to Goyang Orions in exchange for Lance Goulbourne, Kim Seungwon, Kim Jong Bum and Tony Atkins.
3rd February, 2014D-LeagueReturning player rights traded by Fort Wayne Mad Ants, along with a 2014 second round pick, to Bakersfield Jam in exchange for Brian Butch.
24th July, 2014South KoreaDrafted 14th overall in the 2014 KBL Import Draft by Dongbu Promy. Concurrently signed a one year contract.
Career Moves
2001 - 2005Florida State (NCAA)
November 2006 - April 2007Butte Daredevils (CBA)
April 2007 - June 2007Kansas Cagerz (USBL)
July 2007New Orleans Hornets (Summer League)
October 2007New Orleans Hornets (NBA)
November 2007 - December 2007Ludwigsburg (Germany)
August 2008 - June 2010Den Bosch (Holland)
November 2010 - January 2011New Mexico Thunderbirds (D-League)
January 2011 - June 2011Reno Bighorns (D-League)
September 2011 - June 2012Aisin Seahorses (Japan, NBL)
November 2012 - December 2012Reno Bighorns (D-League)
December 2012 - June 2013Fort Wayne Mad Ants (D-League)
July 2013 - December 2013Sonic Boom KT (South Korea)
December 2013 - June 2014Goyang Orions (South Korea)
July 2014 - June 2015Dongbu Promy (South Korea)
Articles about Anthony Richardson

November 15, 2010

31st: - New Mexico Thunderbirds - Anthony Richardson, Florida State

Richardson, a one time Hornet signing, is an athletic forward who graduated from Florida State in 2005. Since that time, he has done the rounds in Europe, most recently spending the last two years with Dutch team Eiffel Towers Den Bosch. The Dutch league isn't very good, but Richardson was a good player in it, averaging 13.3 points, 4.6 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.3 steals last season whilst also being named to the All-Star game. He also won the 2009 dunk contest, and his performance can be watched here (if you are able to tolerate the terrible music):



However, Richardson's time in Holland did not end well. He is now embroiled in a bitter dispute with the team over outstanding money, as is the team's former coach, Sharone Wright. The comments on that post for the most part don't support his viewpoint; nevertheless, the unpleasant reality is that this sort of thing happens a lot.

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April 16, 2010

- Anthony Richardson

Former Florida State forward and one time Hornet Anthony Richardson is playing in Holland. In his second season with the Eiffel Towers Den Bosch, Richardson is averaging 12.6 points, 4.5 rebounds and 2.1 assists in Dutch league play, with basically identical 12.9/4.8/1.8 numbers in the EuroChallenge. For an explanation of why a Dutch team is named after the most famous of all French landmarks, read this comment on a very old post.

One of the Eiffel Towers assistant coaches is former NBA player Sharone Wright. Some bonus trivia there.

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