Found December 31, 2012 on Crossover Chronicles:
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As Ryan Anderson sat on the podium inside Amway Center to accept his Most Improved Player of the Year Award with Otis Smith flanked to one side, it seemed a sure thing the Magic would find a way to keep the young sharpshooter. Smith said as much when the question of Anderson's future came up. He wanted Ryan Anderson in a Magic uniform for a very long time. Even then, it was somewhat assumed that Smith would not be in his job very much longer and that it would not be his decision to make. The Dwight Howard mess seemed to ensure that there would be major changes in Orlando's front office. There was change. And the new management did not know Anderson well at all. Perhaps, all they saw in Anderson was a player who was a great shooter and stretch-4 and perhaps an underrated rebounder. But he was also someone many viewed as a product of Stan Van Gundy's 3-point happy system and got the space from Dwight Howard sucking in defenders. To many, his 16.1 points per game an...
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