Kyle Anderson Will Be a Star for the San Antonio Spurs This Season

October 14th, 2015 by Chazz Scogna Leave a reply »

At first glance, Kyle Anderson isn't a likely candidate to jump into stardom this season with the San Antonio Spurs.

For one, the 22-year-old averaged 10 minutes a game as a rookie and only appeared in 33 games.

The second-year forward is also buried in the lineup of arguably the deepest team in the NBA. Newly added LaMarcus Aldridge and David West, with returning veterans like Tim Duncan and Kawhi Leonard, clog the wing and frontcourt positions best suited for Anderson.

I weighed him against other relative unknowns who could break out, like Clint Capela in Houston, Meyers Leonard in Portland and Tony Snell in Chicago, all players who are due more minutes than Anderson.

But my mind always came back to the Spurs and Anderson. San Antonio's pedigree is undeniable, including five championships since 1999 and 16 straight 50-win seasons.

So let's dig deeper, because, after some thought, the odds of Anderson becoming a star this year are not so crazy.

And it all revolves around the mad genius himself, head coach Gregg Popovich.

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