Antawn Jamison is a former professional basketball player. Jamison played college basketball for the North Carolina Tar Heels, being named national player of the year in 1998.
Jamison played 16 seasons in the NBA.. He was selected by the Toronto Raptors as the fourth overall pick of the 1998 NBA draft, before being traded to the Golden State Warriors for former Tar Heel teammate Vince Carter. Named to the NBA All-Rookie Team with the Warriors, Jamison was a two-time All-Star. He averaged a career-high 24.9 points per game in 2000–01, his third season in the league. Jamison's most notable time in the league was with the Mavericks in 2004, where he won the NBA Sixth Man of the Year award. He was a member of the United States national team in 2006.
Upon his retirement from the NBA, he worked as an analyst for Time Warner Cable SportsNet and as a scout for the Los Angeles Lakers. As of 2021, Jamison serves as a director of pro personnel for the Washington Wizards.