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Over the next few weeks Orlando Magic Daily will be taking a look at the things that went right and wrong this season as Orlando ended its season with a disappointing first-round loss to Indiana.
Ryan Anderson was the Most Improved Player for the NBA in 2011-12.
He was a first-time, full-time starter and a deadly efficient shooter. His scoring average jumped from 10.6 to 16.1 points per game with the increased playing time, having traded Rashard Lewis the year before to open up playing time for him and then Brandon Bass in the offseason to allow him to start. The Magic had big plans for Anderson in 2012 and expected him to deliver.
And he did.
Honestly, Anderson's ability to step into the starting lineup and become a reliable scoring option, even as more or less a spot-up 3-point shooter, helped buoy the Magic through a lot of rough games and create more than a few wins.
Anderson won the league's Most Improved Player Award. There was a lot of debate about whether he des...
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