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Joel Anthony | Center/Forward | #50

Team: Milwaukee Bucks
Age / DOB:  (35) / 8/9/1982
Ht / Wt:  6'9" / 245
College: UNLV
Contract: view contract details

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The Bucks have signed Joel Anthony for training camp.
The veteran center averaged just 6.4 minutes in 19 appearances last season, and he's unlikely to make the Bucks' regular season roster. Sun, Sep 24, 2017 07:27:00 PM

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Joel Anthony will sign with the Spurs for the rest of the season.

He will likely be completely out of the rotation when Pau Gasol (hand) returns, but he doesn't have any fantasy value right now anyways as he's just an emergency big off the bench.
Sun, Feb 12, 2017 10:28:00 AM

Joel Anthony played 13 minutes with four points, four rebounds, one steal and one block against the 76ers on Thursday.

This wasn't a garbage-time special for Anthony and the Spurs look like they'll be using him until they can get LaMarcus Aldridge (knee) back. Obviously you would have to be in a super deep league to add the other Joel.
Fri, Feb 3, 2017 12:01:00 AM

Joel Anthony signed another 10-day contract with the Spurs on Thursday.

He will continue to provide emergency depth off the bench, but he has zero fantasy value.
Thu, Feb 2, 2017 01:02:00 PM

Joel Anthony made his debut for the Spurs on Monday vs. the Nets, finishing scoreless in five minutes with four rebounds.

He picked up some run in garbage time but Anthony likely won't be in the rotation on most nights. Leave him on the wire .
Mon, Jan 23, 2017 10:15:00 PM

Joel Anthony has signed a 10-day deal with the Spurs.

He will provide some emergency depth off the bench with Pau Gasol (hand) out for the next 4-6 weeks. Anthony may not be in the rotation and is not a fantasy pickup.
Mon, Jan 23, 2017 11:23:00 AM

Joel Anthony is expected to sign with the Spurs.

The team is looking for another big man, so they'll go back to Anthony to add some depth. He was with the team at training camp, but was waived on Oct. 22. Leave him on the wire.
Sat, Jan 21, 2017 04:15:00 PM

Spurs waive F/C Joel Anthony.

That's now twice in the same offseason that Anthony has been waived. His NBA career is likely coming to its conclusion.
Sat, Oct 22, 2016 04:10:00 PM

The Spurs added Joel Anthony on a non-guaranteed deal.

The Pistons waived him to make room for Boban Marjanovic, so it's almost a swap. However, Anthony is the 18th player on the roster, so he's nowhere near a lock to make the team.
Mon, Sep 19, 2016 03:15:00 PM

Pistons waive F/C Joel Anthony.

This was an expected move. Anthony was let go in order to make room for Boban Marjanovic. With Andre Drummond and Aron Baynes already in the fold, Detroit may now boast the most intimidating center rotation in the NBA.
Mon, Jul 11, 2016 11:58:00 AM

The Pistons will reportedly waive Joel Anthony to make room for Boban Marjanovic.

He'll be a negligent fantasy option in most leagues regardless of where he winds up.
Source: M Live
Thu, Jul 7, 2016 07:53:00 PM

Joel Anthony has been named to Canada's 12-man Olympic team.

Anthony could use international play in order to generate more interest around the NBA in his services. Canada will have to get through the qualifying round of games in order to get to Rio to participate in the Olympics.
Mon, Jul 4, 2016 10:58:00 AM

The Pistons are not expected to pick up the $2.5 million option on Joel Anthony's contract for the 2016-17 season, according to Keith Langlois of

Stan Van Gundy did not mention Anthony by name when recently discussing the upcoming season, so Langlois took that as evidence that the big man is unlikely to return. Detroit already has Andre Drummond, Aron Baynes and the recently acquired Cameron Bairstow at center, so Anthony as an insurance policy is probably no longer necessary. For what it's worth, SVG added that he'd like to acquire two additional big men during the offseason.
Mon, Jun 27, 2016 10:13:00 AM

Joel Anthony blocked a career-high eight shots in 25 minutes vs. Cleveland, adding seven points and four rebounds in the Pistons' road win.

Anthony is a blocks specialist, through and through, but he rarely gets enough playing time to be a real factor. Fantasy owners shouldn't give him a second thought.
Wed, Apr 13, 2016 11:36:00 PM

Joel Anthony (trade voided) is back in Detroit and will be available to play Wednesday vs. Philadelphia.

While he'll be available to play tonight, there are no guarantees that he actually steps foot on the court, as he's a negligible part of Detroit's rotation more often than not. Leave him on the wire.
Wed, Feb 24, 2016 11:53:00 AM