Why is Ryan Anderson Going to Get Overpaid This Summer?

This article was originally published on Pick and Popovich on April 6, 2016. Ryan Anderson is a unicorn without a horn. He’s a 6’10” shooter that the NBA is fascinated by simply because he’s a 6’10” shooter. That’s exactly the kind of player teams desperately want to overpay this summer, when everyone will have cap space and need gunners, preferably in the front court...
Via The Sports Post
April 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Ryan Anderson stops posting on social media, says he got ‘addicted’ to it

New Orleans Pelicans forward Ryan Anderson has over 58,000 followers on Twitter and over 40,000 thousand on Instagram, but he says he’s done with social media. Last week, Anderson said he was refraining from posting items on social media because he had become addicted to it, and he said before Monday night’s game against the New York Knicks he was sticking by what he said...
Via The Sports Daily
March 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Could Ryan Anderson join Kings in free agency?

New Orleans Pelicans forward Ryan Anderson is an unrestricted free agent this summer, free to sign with any team, even his hometown Sacramento Kings. He played his final game at Sleep Train Arena on Wednesday, scoring 29 points in 28 minutes to help the Pelicans get a 123-108 win over the Kings. A return to Sacramento could happen for Anderson. From James Ham of CSNBayArea.com:...
Via The Sports Daily
March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Mavericks reportedly have 'crush' on Ryan Anderson

Valentine’s Day was last month, but the Dallas Mavericks still covet potential free agents such as Ryan Anderson when thinking about this summer’s free-agent period. It’s a tad premature for the Mavericks to ponder what could be this summer provided the fact Dirk Nowitzki has the team sixth in the Western Conference at 32-28 and hoping to make a run in the playoffs. But who...
Via The Sports Daily
March 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Pelicans ‘pushing hard’ to trade Ryan Anderson

Ryan Anderson is among the hottest names available at the 2016 NBA trade deadline, and the New Orleans Pelicans are looking to move the power forward. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, New Orleans is “pushing hard to find a trade” because the team expects to lose Anderson during free agency. Wojnarowski reports the Pelicans and Detroit Pistons had “serious...
Via Sportsnaut
February 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Miami Heat interested in Ryan Anderson

Bench scoring and floor spacing have been the two deadliest weaknesses for the Miami Heat this season. Fortunately, the team might have just the guy in mind to help it kill those two birds with one stone. According to a report by Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald on Sunday, the Heat is interested in Pelicans big man Ryan Anderson. Anderson, 27, has thrived in a sixth man role for...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Ryan Anderson Commits Crime, Dunks On Kobe

Kobe Bryant has made a living dunking on helpless big men. There was the one on Vlade Divac, the one on Todd Macculloch, and, of course, the one on Yao. On Thursday night, Ryan Anderson took it upon himself to defend their honor, dunking on Bryant late in a New Orleans Pelicans 99-96 loss to Bryant’s Lakers. What makes this so terrible for Bryant is that he thought he had a chance...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
February 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Ryan Anderson unleashes tremendous flop against Cavaliers (Video)

Ryan Anderson probably has a flop fine coming his way after his display Friday night against the Cavaliers. The Pelicans forward was squaring up Kevin Love, and attempted to draw a charge. It was not pretty, and just to clinch how stupid he ended up looking, Love made the basket, too. Points for form. Anderson went down like he’d been shot. Too bad there was barely any contact...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Ryan Anderson speaks out about battle with depression

By Alex Curtis The feeling of losing someone is unexplainable and, when asked to put it into words, can be almost impossible. But for Ryan Anderson, a forward for the New Orleans Pelicans, it’s what he believes he must do. On August 14, 2013, Ryan lost his loving girlfriend, Gia Allemand, to suicide. The event was traumatic to say the least and left Ryan disoriented and in a state...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Pelicans' Anderson sidelined indefinitely with herniated disc

The New Orleans Pelicans say forward Ryan Anderson has been diagnosed with a herniated disk and will be out indefinitely. The 6-foot-10 Anderson has been New Orleans' leading scorer, averaging 19.8 points per game, along with 6.5 rebounds and 3.6 assists. Anderson's injury occurred during a game in Boston on Jan. 3, when he collided hard with the Celtics' Gerald Wallace in the...
Via Associated Press
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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