The Full Wiki

More info on Alan Anderson (basketball)

Alan Anderson (basketball): Wikis

Advertisements
  

Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.

Encyclopedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Alan Anderson
Position Shooting guard
Small forward
Height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight 220 lb (100 kg)
League Israeli Super League
Euroleague
Team Maccabi Tel Aviv
Born October 16, 1982 (1982-10-16) (age 27)
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Nationality American
College Michigan State
Pro career 2004–present
Former teams Charlotte Bobcats (2004-07)
Tulsa 66ers (2006-07)
VidiVici Bologna (2007-08)
Triumph Lyubertsy (2008)
Cibona Zagreb (2008-09)
Awards Croatian Cup MVP 2009

Alan Jeffery Anderson (born on October 16, 1982, in Minneapolis, Minnesota) is an American professional basketball player. He plays the shooting guard and small forward positions in Maccabi Tel Aviv BC.

Contents

Amateur career

Anderson attended Michigan State University (MSU), where he played college basketball with the Michigan State Spartans men's basketball team.

During his college career he was one of MSU's best ball handlers. He was the team's primary point guard during his junior season. Anderson, as a college senior, averaged 13.2 points, 5.5 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game, earning All-Big Ten Conference Team honors. He also helped lead the Spartans to the 2005 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament's Final Four. He was voted the team's MVP by the team's players and the media as a senior. He earned his four-year degree from Michigan State University on May 7, 2005, in the field of Community Family Services. He ranks eighth in MSU history in career free-throw percentage at 81.3% (making 265-of-326 free throws attempted).

Pro career

He signed a free agent contract with NBA team Charlotte Bobcats in August 2005. The Bobcats waived him on November 28, 2006, [1] but re-signed him on March 17, 2007 for the rest of the 2007 season. Prior to Anderson's 2007 re-signing, he had been playing with the NBA D-League's Tulsa 66ers, averaging 15.8 points per game. [2]

On September 13, 2007, he signed a contract with the Italian League club VidiVici Bologna. [3] After spending one season with Bologna he signed with the Russian League club Triumph Lyubertsy in 2008. He joined the Adriatic League club Cibona Zagreb on December 31, 2008. [4] On May 24, 2009, he signed with the Israeli League club Maccabi Tel Aviv. [5]

Notes

  1. ^ Bobcats add veteran swingman Anderson.
  2. ^ Anderson re-signs with Bobcats., March 17, 2007.
  3. ^ Virtus Bologna tabs swingman Anderson - On-Court - Welcome to EUROLEAGUE BASKETBALL.
  4. ^ Euroleague.net Cibona signs Anderson.He will make his debut against Bezigrad on january 3rd.
  5. ^ Eidson, Wisniewski and Anderson signed by Maccabi.

External links

Advertisements

Advertisements






Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address
Message