ORLANDO, Florida (AP) -- Magic forward Ryan Anderson has been chosen the NBA's Most Improved Player.
NBA officials were at Amway Center on Friday to present the 23-year-old Anderson with the award.
Anderson is in his fourth season. He started 61 of 66 games during the shortened regular-season and led the league in 3-pointers made (166) and attempted (422). He joins Rashard Lewis as the only other power forward to lead the league in 3-pointers made. He averaged career highs in points (16.1) and rebounds (7.7).
Anderson becomes the fifth Magic player to win the award since it was first handed out in 1986, joining Hedo Turkoglu (2008), Tracy McGrady (2001), Darrell Armstrong (1999) and Scott Skiles (1991).