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Anthony Roberson is a Manchester Giant

Anthony Roberson is a Manchester Giant

Anthony Roberson is the latest addition to the Manchester Giants for the 2022/23 BBL season.

The 27 year old 6”5 guard from San Antonio Texas started his career off at Wagner high school alongside current Utah Jazz guard and sixth man of the year winner Jordan Clarkson. After high school, Roberson attended Weatherford in the NJCAA where he led weatherford to the regional tournament.

Their first appearance since 2012. In the 2017-18 season at the University of Central Oklahoma, Roberson averaged 15 points and 3 assists per game, making him part of the all big 12 third team of the season. After a stellar season there he signed for the NBA G league team the Oklahoma City Blue as an affiliate player in 2018.

Three seasons at OKC Blue followed where Roberson played a total of 41 games over those three seasons with incredible efficiency and even shot 100% from the free throw line this past season. As well as shooting 36% from the field in 14 minutes of gametime.

Vince Macaulay is excited about his newest acquisition, he had this to say about it: “Anthony will be very integral to us defensively and offensively, he’s used to competing at a high level and this season will be a springboard for him to a great career”.

Equally, Roberson is excited about the new challenge as he went on to say: “I am thrilled to be joining the Manchester giants team. I am extremely thankful to be joining a top notch organization with such a great fan base. I cannot wait to arrive in Manchester and get to work. I am excited and ready to do my part and make an impact on our team any way I can. Let’s get to work!”.

Anthony Roberson will take to the court for the Giants in their BBL Championship season opener against the Bristol Flyers on September 23rd.

Next Home Game
Manchester Giants
Plymouth City Patriots
7:30 pm
Friday, March 31, 2023

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