Antonio Anderson

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Antonio Anderson
Antonio Anderson at 2008 Final Four.jpg
Anderson at Memphis's 2008 Final Four game vs. UCLA.
Personal information
Born (1985-06-05) June 5, 1985 (age 32)
Lynn, Massachusetts
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school Lynn Vocational
(Lynn, Massachusetts)
College Memphis (2005–2009)
NBA draft 2009 / Undrafted
Playing career 2009–2013
Position Shooting guard
Career history
2009–2010 Rio Grande Valley Vipers
2010 Oklahoma City Thunder
2010–2011 Rio Grande Valley Vipers
2010 Caciques de Humacao
2011 Maine Red Claws
2011 Ratiopharm Ulm
2011 Maine Red Claws
2012–2013 Saint John Mill Rats
Career highlights and awards

Antonio Andrew Anderson (born June 5, 1985) is the head coach at Lynn English High School in Lynn, Massachusetts.[1] He majored in interdisciplinary studies at the University of Memphis. He started at Lynn Vocational Technical High School ("Lynn Tech") after playing his freshman year at Lynn English High School. He later played in prep school before going to college.

College career[edit]

Anderson was born in Lynn, Massachusetts and attended the University of Memphis. In the 2007–08 season (his junior year at Memphis), Anderson started alongside Derrick Rose, Joey Dorsey, Chris Douglas-Roberts, and Robert Dozier. In his senior season he put up career numbers, including 10.7 points per game as well as 5.0 rebounds and 4.1 assists per game. On January 3, 2009, Anderson became only the second player in Memphis history to record a triple-double, the other being Anfernee "Penny" Hardaway, with 12 points, 10 rebounds, and 13 assists in a home game against the Lamar Cardinals.

Professional career[edit]

After his senior season, Anderson went undrafted in the 2009 NBA Draft. He was added to Charlotte Bobcats training camp roster, however, on October 22, 2009, he was waived by the Bobcats[2] and joined the Rio Grande Valley Vipers of the NBA D-League. On February 22, 2010, Anderson was signed to his first of two 10-day contracts with the Oklahoma City Thunder.[3][4] After his second ten-day contract expired, Anderson rejoined the Rio Grande Valley Vipers.[5] He scored two points while appearing in one NBA game during his stint with the Thunder.

In 2010, Anderson resigned with the Vipers, with whom he was averaging 9.1 points through 8 games in 2010. He was eventually traded to the Maine Red Claws.[6]

In September 2011, Anderson signed a one-year contract with ratiopharm Ulm in Germany. In November of that year, Anderson requested and received his release and returned to the NBA Development League's Maine Red Claws.[6] On December 25, 2011, he was waived by the Red Claws due to injury. In October 2012, he joined the Saint John Mill Rats of Canada.[7]

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  1. ^ All wins and NCAA Tournament games, including the 2008 C-USA Tournament final victory, from the 2007–08 Memphis season were vacated because an ineligible player.


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