Dan Anderson (basketball, born 1951)

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For the ABA player, see Dan Anderson (basketball, born 1943).
Daniel Anderson
Personal information
Born (1951-01-01) January 1, 1951 (age 66)
Torrance, California
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school North Torrance
(Torrance, California)
College USC (1971–1974)
NBA draft 1974 / Round: 6 / Pick: 92nd overall
Selected by the Portland Trail Blazers
Playing career 1974–1976
Position Point guard
Number 33
Career history
19741976 Portland Trail Blazers
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Daniel Edward "Dan" Anderson (born January 1, 1951) is an American retired professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association.

Anderson was selected with the 2nd pick of the 6th round of the 1974 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers. His brief NBA career spanned from 1974 to 1976 with the Blazers, averaging 3.7 points in 95 total games. He was also selected in the 8th round of the 1974 ABA Draft by the San Diego Conquistadors.[1]

Personal life[edit]

When he retired from the NBA, Anderson became a builder and a woodworker.[2] His company grew to the point they were building over 100 homes every year. Anderson enjoys all manner of woodworking projects. He taught himself AutoCAD and specializes in building beautiful and unique furniture that employs a lot of curves.


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