Kyle Anderson

Kyle Anderson

#1 Small Forward Power Forward
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Personal Information

Full Name Kyle Anderson
Position Small Forward, Power Forward
DOB (Age) 20-09-1993 (30 yrs)
Height 6 ft 9 in (2.05 m)
Weight 230 lbs (104 kgs)
Hometown Fairview, NJ
College University of California at Los Angeles
Draft 2014 - Rd: 1, Pick: 30 (MIN)
Debut 2014

Kyle Anderson News

Rich Paul pens appreciation for Kyle Anderson's viral high IQ play: "Young players pay attention" Rich Paul pens appreciation for Kyle Anderson's viral high IQ play: "Young players pay attention"
Rich Paul pens appreciation for Kyle Anderson's viral high IQ play: "Young players pay attention"
"Everything needs time": China coach stays patient after Kyle Anderson held scoreless vs. Serbia "Everything needs time": China coach stays patient after Kyle Anderson held scoreless vs. Serbia
"Everything needs time": China coach stays patient after Kyle Anderson held scoreless vs. Serbia
"Hello fans in China": Li Kaier announces to Chinese audiences about his participation in FIBA World Cup 2023 through Weibo video "Hello fans in China": Li Kaier announces to Chinese audiences about his participation in FIBA World Cup 2023 through Weibo video
"Hello fans in China": Li Kaier announces to Chinese audiences about his participation in FIBA World Cup 2023 through Weibo video 
Failing to secure Team USA spot, Kyle Anderson becomes 'Li Kaier' to represent China at 2023 FIBA World Cup Failing to secure Team USA spot, Kyle Anderson becomes 'Li Kaier' to represent China at 2023 FIBA World Cup
Failing to secure Team USA spot, Kyle Anderson becomes 'Li Kaier' to represent China at 2023 FIBA World Cup
What happened to Kyle Anderson? Taking a closer look at suspected eye injury What happened to Kyle Anderson? Taking a closer look at suspected eye injury
What happened to Kyle Anderson? Taking a closer look at suspected eye injury

Kyle Anderson: A Brief Biography

Kyle F. Anderson is an American professional basketball player who plays as a small forward for the Memphis Grizzlies of the NBA. He played college basketball for the UCLA Bruins. After earning All-American honors as a sophomore in 2013–14, he was selected in the first round of the 2014 NBA draft with the 30th overall pick by the San Antonio Spurs.


In his freshman year at UCLA, Anderson was named to the All-Pac-12 second team and the Pac-12 All-Freshman team,In his sophomore year, Anderson was honored as the Most Outstanding Player of the 2014 Pac-12 Tournament, which UCLA won for their first conference tournament title in six years,he averaged 14.9 points, 8.7 rebounds, and 6.5 assists per game.


In his rookie season, Anderson got playing time whenever The Spurs rested their starters, Although, he spent most of his time in the NBA Development League, He was named as the NBA Development League Player of the Month for February when he averaged 22.8 points, 8.8 rebounds, and 4.7 assists.


His big break came in the 2017-18 season when Kawhi Leonard was ruled out for an extended period with a quadriceps injury. Anderson began the season as a starter and started 67 games for the Spurs. Averaging 7.9 points, 5.4 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game.


After the 2017–18 season, Anderson became a restricted free agent. On July 6, 2018, he received a four-year, $37.2 million offer sheet from the Memphis Grizzlies, he signed with the Grizzlies on July 9.



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