Shandon Anderson

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Shandon Anderson
Shandon Anderson 2005.jpg
Anderson in 2005
Personal information
Born (1973-12-31) December 31, 1973 (age 45)
Atlanta, Georgia
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight208 lb (94 kg)
Career information
High schoolAlonzo A. Crim (Atlanta, Georgia)
CollegeGeorgia (1992–1996)
NBA draft1996 / Round: 2 / Pick: 54th overall
Selected by the Utah Jazz
Playing career1996–2006
PositionSmall forward / Shooting guard
Number40, 49
Career history
19961999Utah Jazz
19992001Houston Rockets
20012004New York Knicks
20042006Miami Heat
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points5,327 (7.4 ppg)
Rebounds2,252 (3.1 rpg)
Assists1,007 (1.4 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Shandon Rodriguez Anderson (born December 31, 1973) is an American retired professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 1996 to 2006. Growing up in Atlanta, Anderson attended the University of Georgia and played for four teams during his ten-year NBA career after being drafted by the Utah Jazz in 1996: the Jazz, Houston Rockets, New York Knicks, and Miami Heat. He played the shooting guard and small forward positions.

Anderson attended Alonzo A. Crim High School in Atlanta, then played basketball at the University of Georgia. He was drafted in the second round (54th overall) of the 1996 NBA draft by the Utah Jazz, and played for the Jazz, the Houston Rockets, the New York Knicks and the Heat. His best season was in 1999–2000, when he averaged 12.3 points per game with the Rockets. His career average is 7.8 points per game.

He is the younger brother of former Knicks and Heat player Willie Anderson.

Anderson won an NBA championship in 2006 with the Miami Heat as a backup, and subsequently retired.

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