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Ryan Anderson
PPG RPG APG
17.0 6.0 1.1
Team: HoustonHeight: 6-10 Born: 5/6/1988
Position: F-CWeight: 240 Birthplace: Sacramento, California
College: CaliforniaDraft: 1st Round 21st pick by Nets (2008)


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July 2 1:44 PM PT2:44 PM MT3:44 PM CT4:44 PM ET20:44 GMT4:44 1:44 PM MST3:44 PM EST0:44 UAE (+1)22:4416:44 ET3:44 PM CT19:44 - A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the Houston Rockets have agreed to terms with power forward Ryan Anderson on a four-year, $80 million contract.
Analysis: The 28-year-old Anderson spent the past four seasons with New Orleans. He averaged 17 points and six rebounds last season.
Mar. 20 7:43 PM PT8:43 PM MT9:43 PM CT10:43 PM ET2:43 GMT10:43 7:43 PM MST9:43 PM EST6:43 UAE (+1)03:4322:43 ET8:43 PM CT1:43 - Anderson has been diagnosed with a sports hernia and is seeking a second opinion.
Analysis: Anderson has reportedly stated that he still wants to return this season. The forward is the New Orleans Pelicans' second-leading scorer (17.0 ppg) behind Anthony Davis.
Mar. 18 8:52 PM PT9:52 PM MT10:52 PM CT11:52 PM ET3:52 GMT11:52 8:52 PM MST10:52 PM EST7:52 UAE (+1)04:5223:52 ET9:52 PM CT2:52 - Anderson scored 30 on Friday for New Orleans.
Analysis: Anderson looks locked and loaded with a 23.0 scoring average for the Pels in his last five games.
Mar. 17 10:18 PM PT11:18 PM MT12:18 AM CT1:18 AM ET5:18 GMT13:18 10:18 PM MST12:18 AM EST9:18 UAE06:181:18 ET11:18 PM CT4:18 - Anderson scored 21 of his 29 points in the second quarter and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Sacramento Kings 123-108 on Wednesday night to snap a four-game losing streak. The Pelicans set a season high with 74 points in the first half while completing a four-game season sweep of the Kings.
Analysis: Anderson is averaging 21.3 points since scoring three in a loss to Charlotte on March 9 while missing all eight shots.
Mar. 12 10:32 PM PT11:32 PM MT12:32 AM CT1:32 AM ET6:32 GMT14:32 11:32 PM MST1:32 AM EST10:32 UAE07:321:32 ET12:32 AM CT5:32 - Anderson had 24 points and 14 rebounds in the Pelicans' 121-114 overtime loss at Memphis on Friday.
Analysis: Anderson is capable of having big scoring performances, but he was averaging 9.8 points over the four games prior to Friday.
Feb. 27 7:02 PM PT8:02 PM MT9:02 PM CT10:02 PM ET3:02 GMT11:02 8:02 PM MST10:02 PM EST7:02 UAE (+1)04:0222:02 ET9:02 PM CT2:02 - Anderson had 31 points and 14 rebounds in Saturday's loss to Minnesota.
Analysis: Anderson has scored at least 26 points three times in his last five games while averaging 21.0 and shooting 48.7 percent.
Feb. 19 8:09 PM PT9:09 PM MT10:09 PM CT11:09 PM ET4:09 GMT12:09 9:09 PM MST11:09 PM EST8:09 UAE05:0923:09 ET10:09 PM CT2:09 - Anderson made 4 of 6 3-pointers for 26 points on Friday.
Analysis: He had scored only 11 points in his previous two games combined.
Feb. 8 8:36 PM PT9:36 PM MT10:36 PM CT11:36 PM ET4:36 GMT12:36 9:36 PM MST11:36 PM EST8:36 UAE05:3623:36 ET10:36 PM CT2:36 - Anderson got back on track with 26 points in Monday's win over the Timberwolves.
Analysis: Anderson had averaged 10.5 points on 37.2 percent shooting over his previous four games.
Jan. 31 10:19 PM PT11:19 PM MT12:19 AM CT1:19 AM ET6:19 GMT14:19 11:19 PM MST1:19 AM EST10:19 UAE07:191:19 ET12:19 AM CT4:19 - Anderson remained hot with Saturday's 24-point effort against Brooklyn.
Analysis: The sharp-shooter was back with the second unit after starting in place of an injured Anthony Davis on Thursday, when Anderson poured in a season-high 36 points against Sacramento. He's averaging an excellent 26.3 points and 7.5 rebounds over his last four outings.
Jan. 29 10:06 PM PT11:06 PM MT12:06 AM CT1:06 AM ET6:06 GMT14:06 11:06 PM MST1:06 AM EST10:06 UAE07:061:06 ET12:06 AM CT4:06 - Anderson erupted for a season-high 36 points and added nine rebounds in Thursday's key win over Sacramento.
Analysis: Anderson came up huge on a night where the Pelicans were without Anthony Davis due to a concussion. The stretch forward is on a roll, averaging 27.0 points over a three-game span in which he's 14 of 28 on 3-pointers.
Jan. 26 10:49 PM PT11:49 PM MT12:49 AM CT1:49 AM ET6:49 GMT14:49 11:49 PM MST1:49 AM EST10:49 UAE07:491:49 ET12:49 AM CT4:49 - Anderson had 22 points and nine rebounds in a 112-111 loss to Houston on Monday night.
Analysis: Anderson, averaging 17.0 points, has a combined 45 in his past two games.
Jan. 24 10:08 PM PT11:08 PM MT12:08 AM CT1:08 AM ET6:08 GMT14:08 11:08 PM MST1:08 AM EST10:08 UAE07:081:08 ET12:08 AM CT4:08 - Anderson tallied 23 points and went 6 of 11 from 3-point range in Saturday's win over Milwaukee.
Analysis: One of the league's streakier players, Anderson poured in 32 points against Charlotte on Jan. 15 but had just 34 total over his next three games.
Jan. 16 9:09 PM PT10:09 PM MT11:09 PM CT12:09 AM ET5:09 GMT13:09 10:09 PM MST12:09 AM EST9:09 UAE06:090:09 ET11:09 PM CT3:09 - Anderson was a fantasy stud Friday.
Analysis: Anderson efficiently recorded a season-high 32 points on 19 shots, along with eight rebounds for the Pelicans.
Jan. 10 5:46 PM PT6:46 PM MT7:46 PM CT8:46 PM ET1:46 GMT9:46 6:46 PM MST8:46 PM EST5:46 UAE (+1)02:4620:46 ET7:46 PM CT23:46 - Anderson had 16 points and 10 rebounds in 42 minutes Sunday.
Analysis: Anderson was making his fourth start of the season in Anthony Davis' power forward spot.
Dec. 31 8:13 PM PT9:13 PM MT10:13 PM CT11:13 PM ET4:13 GMT12:13 9:13 PM MST11:13 PM EST8:13 UAE05:1323:13 ET10:13 PM CT2:13 - Anderson scored 17 on Thursday.
Analysis: Anderson bounced back from Monday's listless three-point effort.
Dec. 12 10:23 PM PT11:23 PM MT12:23 AM CT1:23 AM ET6:23 GMT14:23 11:23 PM MST1:23 AM EST10:23 UAE07:231:23 ET12:23 AM CT4:23 - Anderson remained sidelined with flu-like symptoms on Saturday.
Analysis: Look for him to return Monday.
Nov. 21 10:07 PM PT11:07 PM MT12:07 AM CT1:07 AM ET6:07 GMT14:07 11:07 PM MST1:07 AM EST10:07 UAE07:071:07 ET12:07 AM CT4:07 - Anderson poured in 30 points for the second consecutive game on Friday.
Analysis: He matched the season high he set on Wednesday by making 12 of 21 shots and 6 of 11 3-pointers.
Nov. 19 9:45 PM PT10:45 PM MT11:45 PM CT12:45 AM ET5:45 GMT13:45 10:45 PM MST12:45 AM EST9:45 UAE06:450:45 ET11:45 PM CT3:45 - Anderson scored a season-high 30 points on Wednesday.
Analysis: He made 13 of 25 field goals, including 4 of 10 from 3-point range.
Nov. 11 10:21 PM PT11:21 PM MT12:21 AM CT1:21 AM ET6:21 GMT14:21 11:21 PM MST1:21 AM EST10:21 UAE07:211:21 ET12:21 AM CT4:21 - Anderson scored 25 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for his first double-double on Tuesday.
Analysis: He made 10 of 16 shots, including 2 of 4 from 3-point range.
Oct. 29 9:10 PM PT10:10 PM MT11:10 PM CT12:10 AM ET4:10 GMT12:10 9:10 PM MST11:10 PM EST8:10 UAE05:100:10 ET10:10 PM CT2:10 - Anderson scored 21 on Wednesday.
Analysis: Anderson improved after he scored nine in the opener.

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