Herniated disc officially costs Pelicans’ Ryan Anderson his season

When the then-New Orleans Hornets acquired Ryan Anderson via a sign-and-trade with the Magic in the 2012 offseason, they expected to get the sharpshooting power forward who blossomed into a star in his final year in Orlando. For the 2012-13 season, New Orleans got exactly that from him, as the former Nets draft pick scored 19.8 points and 6.5 boards per contest on 44 percent field...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans Ryan Anderson will have surgery, miss the rest of the season

After months of speculation, the New Orleans Pelicans have finally announced that Ryan Anderson will have surgery to correct a herniated cervical disc and will miss the remainder of the season. Anderson was injured on January 3 against the Boston Celtics when he collided with Celtics forward Gerald Wallace. Anderson hasn't played since. The team said in a statement that it...
Via Pro Sports Daily
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Anderson Will Miss Remainder Of Season To Undergo Surgery

Ryan Anderson will miss the remainder of the season due to a herniated cervical disc. Anderson consulted with a team of physicians and determined surgery was the best option. Anderson will undergo surgery on April 8. In 22 games this season, Anderson averaged 19.8 points, 6.5 rebounds, and 0.8 assists in 36.1 minutes per game for the New Orleans Pelicans.
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Anderson plays Pharrell’s ‘Happy’ on piano with his dad

One thing that I did not know about New Orleans Pelicans forward Ryan Anderson was that he was talented at playing the piano. Recently, Ryan sat down with his father and got a chance to play Pharrell’s hit song “Happy” for an Instagram video: “Because I’m Happy”… *** Anderson image courtesy of Getty Images
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: New Orleans Pelicans Ryan Anderson leaves court on a stretcher

The New Orleans Pelicans’ Ryan Anderson gave the NBA collective a pause for concern on Friday after he collided with the Boston Celtics Gerald Wallace. Anderson fought for position as a pass was being inbounded during the Pelicans 95-92 win. The bang-up resulted in an extended halt in the action as Anderson required medical attention to the degree that he was carted off the floor...
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January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Pelicans forward Ryan Anderson still experiencing pain in chipped toe

New Orleans Pelicans forward Ryan Anderson has officially been upgraded to day-to-day by the organization as he recovers from a chipped bone in his toe. But the sharpshooting Anderson, who has missed the first five games of the season, likely will miss tonight's game against the Los Angeles Lakers at New Orleans Arena because the pain hasn't subsided. In recent days, Anderson...
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November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Ryan Anderson Releases Statement on Girlfriend’s Suicide

The NBA’s New Orleans Pelicans star, Ryan Anderson, has released a statement about the apparent suicide of girlfriend Gia Allemand.  Allemand gained fame from her time on the ABC reality TV show, The Bachelor. “I’m deeply grateful for all the love and support we have received from family, friends and fans,” says Anderson according to People Magazine.  ”Gia was the most...
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August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

NBA Player Ryan Anderson’s GF Gia Allemand Dies of Apparent Suicide by Hanging

Ryan Anderson was acquired by the Pelicans this off-season in a sign and trade deal and had been dating Gia Allemand a former contestant on the reality show The Bachelor for some time. Anderson was the one who found Allemand and called 911. Here are the statements released by her family. “While in her residency in New Orleans on Monday night, Ms. Allemand was found by her boyfriend...
Via BlackSportsOnline
August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

NBA player's girlfriend dies at 29

Gia Allemand, girlfriend of Pelicans forward Ryan Anderson and a former 'Bachelor' contestant died on Wednesday. She was only 29. 
Via Guyism
August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Girlfriend of Pelicans' Ryan Anderson in critical condition

The New Orleans Pelicans star 3-point shooter Ryan Anderson is at the bedside of his girlfriend, reality tv star Gia Allemand, who's in critical condition. Allemand is being treated at University Hospital in New Orleans for a "serious emergency medical event, the details of which are currently not known," according to her publicist. Allemand was rushed to University...
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August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

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