Ryan Anderson

Retired, F
HEIGHT: 6'9 / 2.06m
BORN: May 6, 1988
BIRTHPLACE: Sacramento, CA
NBA DEBUT: 2008

Ryan Anderson is a 12-year NBA veteran from El Dorado Hills, California. During his career, Anderson played for the Miami Heat (2019), Phoenix Suns (2018-19), Houston Rockets (2016-17), and New Orleans Pelicans (2015-16), where he set a team record for most points in a half with 30 points and tied a career high of 36 total points during 2015-16 season while averaging 19.8 points. In 2012-13, Anderson led the league in three-point shots made and field goals made per 48 minutes, was No. 2 in the league in three-point shots made and attempted, and competed in the 2012 NBA All-Star 3-point shoot-out. In 2011, he was named NBA Most Improved player. Anderson went to college at University of California Berkeley where he earned team MVP, Second Team All-American honors (2007-08), First Team Pac-10, All Pac-10 tournament team (2007), and led the team in both scoring and rebounding during both seasons at Cal. Anderson was the first Cal sophomore to score more than 1,000 points in a career and first Cal player to have over 600 points and 300 rebounds in one season as a sophomore. Off the court, Anderson created the Feeding Souls, Ryan Anderson Foundation (FSRAF) in 2017 that aims to advance effective actions that help resolve dire need, improve lives and edify Christ by advancing the spirit outlined in Matthew 25:35-36. Anderson’s philanthropic ways began at an early age when he would travel once a year with his church group to help improve impoverished areas in Mexico.