Ryan Anderson (basketball)

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Ryan Anderson
20140101 Ryan Anderson.JPG
Anderson in 2014 as a Pelican
No. 33 – New Orleans Pelicans
Position Power forward / Small forward
League NBA
Personal information
Born (1988-05-06) May 6, 1988 (age 26)
Sacramento, California
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight 240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High school Oak Ridge
(El Dorado Hills, California)
College California (2006–2008)
NBA draft 2008 / Round: 1 / Pick: 21st overall
Selected by the New Jersey Nets
Pro playing career 2008–present
Career history
2008–2009 New Jersey Nets
20092012 Orlando Magic
2012–present New Orleans Hornets / Pelicans
Career highlights and awards
Stats at NBA.com
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Ryan James Anderson (born May 6, 1988)[1] is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Early life[edit]

Anderson was born in Sacramento, California.[1] He attended Oak Ridge High School in nearby El Dorado Hills.[2]

High school career[edit]

In 2004-2005, Anderson helped lead the Trojans to the Division II California State Championship, defeating Mater Dei High School.

In the 2005-2006 season, in the opening round of the Northern California Championship playoffs, Anderson's number 1 ranked team narrowly averted an upset against a John H. Pitman High School team led by current NFL San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. In that game, Kaepernick scored 34 points while Anderson scored 50. (Source: http://www.maxpreps.com/high-schools/oak-ridge-trojans-%28el-dorado-hills,ca%29/basketball-winter-05-06/schedule.htm).

Personal life[edit]

Anderson was the boyfriend of former Bachelor contestant and model Gia Allemand, who died after a suicide attempt in August 2013.[3]

NBA career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2008–09 New Jersey 66 30 19.9 .393 .365 .845 4.7 .8 .7 .3 7.4
2009–10 Orlando 63 6 14.5 .436 .370 .866 3.2 .6 .4 .2 7.7
2010–11 Orlando 64 14 22.1 .430 .393 .812 5.5 .8 .5 .6 10.6
2011–12 Orlando 61 61 32.2 .439 .393 .877 7.7 .9 .8 .4 16.1
2012–13 New Orleans 81 22 30.9 .423 .382 .844 6.4 1.2 .5 .4 16.2
2013–14 New Orleans 22 14 36.1 .438 .409 .952 6.5 .8 .5 .3 19.8
Career 357 147 25.0 .427 .386 .859 5.6 .9 .6 .4 12.3

Playoffs[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2010 Orlando 9 0 9.9 .310 .286 1.000 3.5 .3 .2 .2 2.6
2011 Orlando 6 0 24.5 .267 .300 1.000 4.5 .5 .8 .2 4.7
2012 Orlando 5 5 34.4 .341 .400 .857 4.6 .8 .6 .4 9.6
Career 20 5 20.4 .311 .344 .929 4.0 .5 .5 .3 5.0

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ryan Anderson – Stats, Bio". SI.com. Retrieved October 1, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Oak Ridge High School Basketball Videos > Ryan Anderson Interview". MaxPreps.com / CBS Sports. July 30, 2013. Retrieved October 1, 2013. 
  3. ^ Girlfriend of Pelicans' Anderson dies in New Orleans

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