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Alan Anderson - SG, 6'6, 220
Los Angeles Clippers - Signed as a free agent in August 2016
       Date of birth: 10/16/1982
       Country: USA
     Drafted (NBA): Undrafted, 2005
     Out of: Michigan State
  NBA Experience: 7 years
  Hand: Right

From blog:

   Really Overdue 2010 D-League Draft Review

2nd: - New Mexico Thunderbirds - Alan Anderson, Michigan State

After going undrafted in 2005, Anderson played a couple of years with the Bobcats. He didn't play especially well, and struggled with injuries in his second year (which led to him being cut in November, and picked back up again 4 months later). Anderson was a solid if unspectacular all-around player at Michigan State, who tried to make his niche in the NBA as an athletic defender/slasher. He has since toured the upper echelons of Europe, playing in Italy, Russia and Croatia, before spending last season in Israel with Maccabi Tel-Aviv. Again battling various injuries, Anderson averaged 13.7 points, 3.6 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.6 steals in 27 minutes of Euroleague play, shooting 34% from three point range. He's athletic, good defensively, can slash, has a decent enough jumpshot (better from mid-range) and can make plays for others; on the downside, he's also prone to over-penetrating, being a bit ball-dominant and a ball-stopper. Nevertheless, even if his style of play doesn't do it for you, there's always production there.

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   An Unnecessarily Exhaustive Guide To The Euroleague Final Eight

[...] Behind Navarro, Barca had hoped to sign Rafa Martinez from Valencia (more on him later), but when they were unable to get him, they eventually made a midseason move for Alan Anderson, who had begun the season in the D-League after striking out in the summer transfer market. Anderson is experienced at this, having made it to this stage last year with Maccabi Tel-Aviv, and while he's not without his occasional moment of ball dominance, he contributes on both ends, averaging 12.4 points in only 26 minutes per game.

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   Where Are They Now, 2010; Part 2

- Alan Anderson

Anderson signed with Maccabi Tel Aviv fantastically early on this summer, and he's still there. In the Euroleague, Anderson is averaging 13.1 points, 3.3 fouls, 3.4 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.5 steals in 25 minutes per game, and in the Israeli league he's averaging 10.4 points, 2.6 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 18 minutes a game. There have been rumours a-flying about Maccabi potentially getting rid of him, but rumours like that have accompanied many Maccabi players this year, especially Maciej Lampe. And neither has left yet.

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   How the non-stars have helped revive the Knicks and Nets

Meanwhile, the source of the Nets' streak is not immediately obvious. The four different wins have featured four different starters, as injuries to Deron Williams and Kevin Garnett are forcing them to be in and out of the lineup on a nightly basis. There is little consistent about the rotation - Reggie Evans can either start and play 30 minutes or record a DNP-CD, Jason Terry's usage is similarly unpredictable (and his play significantly ineffective), and the duo of Andray Blatche and Alan Anderson do not provide much consistency even with their more consistent minutes. Both can be game changers, but both can not turn up at all - whichever it is, both will probably shoot on every touch anyway.

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