Cole Anthony has made an effort to emulate his father's achievements. - Illustrated Sports

Anthony is the stepson of Raymond McGuire

the son of Greg Anthony and Crystal McCrary.

Greg Anthony played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for 11 seasons

a member of the 1989–1990 UNLV national championship team. 

He then became an analyst and broadcaster for NBA TV and Turner Sports.

Anthony was detained in Washington, D.C. on January 16, 2015

Turner Sports and CBS both placed

Anthony on indefinite leave after his arrest.