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Ryan Anderson - PF, 6'10, 240
Houston Rockets - Signed as a free agent in July 2016
       Date of birth: 05/06/1988
       Country: USA
     Drafted (NBA): 21st pick, 2008
     Out of: California
  NBA Experience: 9 years
  Hand: Right

Date
League
Transaction
2008 NBA Draft NBA Drafted 21st overall by New Jersey.
2nd July, 2008 NBA Signed four year, $6,195,961 rookie scale contract with New Jersey. Included team options for 2010/11 and 2011/12.
2009 NBA Draft NBA Traded by New Jersey, along with Vince Carter, to Orlando in exchange for Tony Battie, Rafer Alston and Courtney Lee.
6th October, 2009 NBA Orlando exercised 2010/11 team option.
1st October, 2010 NBA Orlando exercised 2011/12 team option.
11th July, 2012 NBA Signed and traded by Orlando with a four year, $34 million contract to New Orleans in exchange for Gustavo Ayon.
9th July, 2016 NBA Signed a four year, $80 million contract with Houston.
When: Where:
2006 - 2008 California (NCAA)
June 2008 - June 2009 New Jersey Nets (NBA)
June 2009 - June 2012 Orlando Magic (NBA)
July 2012 - June 2016 New Orleans Hornets/Pelicans (NBA)
July 2016 - present Houston Rockets (NBA)
From blog:


   2017 NBA Manifesto
2017-06-29

Ryan Anderson
PF, 6’10, 240lbs, 29 years old, 9 years of experience

Anderson has this worrying habit of completely disappearing in the playoffs, and has had it his whole career. He did so again this season, at a time when, in the absence of Nene and the strength in depth up front of the opposing San Antonio Spurs, he was needed more than ever. The regular season Anderson is an important scorer, mostly from outside but also capable enough round the basket and on the increasingly rare post-fallaways (although as a Rocket, the threes volume was enormous and will remain so). He won't roll, but his pops are lethal, shooting more than 40% on threes on a very high volume. But when he's not doing threes, he's not doing much. And for whatever reason, in the playoffs, he becomes terminally streaky.

Player Plan: Three years and circa. $61.265 million remaining, with no options. It is said that the team is trying to move Anderson’s contract in order to open up significant cap space. Perhaps attaching the next player listed to it will help with that.

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