Nick Anderson was a Shooting Guard playing professional basketball with the Memphis Grizzlies of the National Basketball Association. He wore the number 25 jersey throughout his career and stood 6 feet and 6 inches tall.
Nick Anderson did his schooling from the Simeon Vocational School in Chicago, Illinois. He later attended college at the University of Illinois and played with the college basketball team called the Fighting Illini. In 1989, Anderson was drafted by the Orlando Magic of the National basketball Association. His downfall came about in the First finals against the Houston Rockets where he missed four successive free throws resulting in the Magic loosing the game. The Rockets won their second successive NBA Championship that year. In 2000, Anderson was traded to the Sacramento Kings after ten seasons of playing with the Magic. In 2002, as Anderson’s performance kept dipping, he was sent to play with the Memphis Grizzlies. After playing with the Grizzlies for a year, Anderson retired from basketball and pursued a job as the Orlando Magic’s Community Ambassador.
In a total of 800 games in the NBA playing with various teams, Anderson averages at 14.4 points per game, 2.6 assists per game and 1.4 steals per game.