SEAN MICHAEL ANTHONY

Sean Michael Anthony is a Filipino professional basketball player who currently plays for the Powerade Tigers in the Philippne Basketball Association (PBA).

He finished his varsity career as McGill's third all-time leading scorer this past season where as a senior, he averaged 15.4 points, 7.4 rebounds, 3.1 assists, 2.7 steals and 34.1 minutes. He wound up with 1,834 career points, 82 double-figure games and 21 double-doubles in 152 total outings. A highlight og the campaign was McGill's upset over the University of Virginia, the Canadian school's first win over an NCAA Division I varsity in 23 years.

A Kinesiology and Physical Education major, Anthony was known as a defensive stopper and slasher at McGill.

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Sean Anthony is currently entering his 3rd year in the PBA. Originally from Canada, Sean attended McGill University before making the transition to the Philippines to pursue his dream of playing professional basketball in the PBA (Philippine Basketball Association). His dream came true during the 2010 PBA draft as he walked across the stage being selected 6th overall by Air21.

Enthusiastic about health and fitness, Sean is more than just an athlete, he writes a weekly article for the national publication Philippine Star as a Health and Fitness Expert. He hopes to share his knowledge with his readers to spread the importance of health and wellness.

Always striving to improve himself, Sean hopes to go back to school to obtain a degree in Entrepreneurship before starting his own businesses.

Lastly Sean also hopes to follow in his grandfather’s footsteps by giving back to the community here in the Philippines.

Growing-up:

Sean Michael Anthony was Born January 26, 1986 in Vancouver Canada. His father was a veterinarian, while his mother looked after him and his 4 other siblings. It was a rowdy household with 4 boys and 1 girl running around causing trouble. Sean attributed a lot of his success in sports to the daily physical backyard battles between him and his older brother Christian. Being younger and physically inferior Sean would leave the backyard physically abused or battered before he could win a game of 1 on 1. Only when he out grew Christian did he start winning and gaining the confidence that he needed to excel in sports. He also believes the daily battles in the backyard is where his tough and physical style of play comes from.

High-School:

Before attending Saint George’s, Sean had no formal background in sports as he had been attending a school without a sports program prior. At St. George’s he excelled in basketball, Rugby, Track & Field, and cross-country running. But Sean really fell in love with basketball. He had never played basketball before then and was put on the team as a development player. Through his hard work over the years he worked his way up to being one of the top players not only in his high school but his province in Canada. During his senior year he excelled in Basketball and won MVP of the Lower Mainland tournament, which led him to a scholarship at McGill University.

University:

While attending McGill University Sean obtained a degree from the department of Kinesiology and Physical Education. He demonstrated a stellar career at McGill by winning 3 MVPs and finishing 3rd all time in points, 3rd all time in rebounds, and also top five in all-team steals. He was also selected to the 1st team all-conference 3 times as well as being selected as defensive player of the conference in 2005.

PBA:

Sean is just starting up what he hopes to be a long and successful career in the PBA. He struggled with injuries his first year, but came into his second year helping the Powerade Tigers to a finals appearance in the All-Filipino conference. It was the only time in PBA history a last seed team made it to the finals. In his short two years in the PBA Sean was named to the All-Rookie team and won MVP of the Rookie-Sophomore game during All-star weekend.