2010 NBA Draft Results: Spurs take OSU Star James Anderson with 20th pick

June 25th, 2010 by Keff Ciardello Leave a reply »
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Leading up to the draft, the Spurs' fans were buzzing with expectations of a huge draft-day trade or just a move of some sort. Although the Spurs stayed the course as they adamantly do year in and year out, Spurs' fans should be buzzing for another reason.

James Anderson, junior from Oklahoma State, was selected with the 20th overall pick by the Spurs. Anderson is a 6'6", 215 pound shooting guard and the reigning Big 12 MVP. Coming out as a junior, his strongest attribute is his shooting ability, averaging 38 percent from beyond the three point line.

Anderson was almost unstoppable on the catch and shoot in college, with his long frame elevating the ball well over his head as he consistently released a near perfect shot. He averaged 22.3 points per game his senior season and many analysts said that he had the best looking shot of anybody in the draft.

Like Dejaun Blair last draft, Anderson dropped in the draft due to injury concerns. He injured his hamstring during a work-out for the Rockets and wasn't abl ...

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