Ryan James Anderson is an American professional basketball player who is a part of the New Jersey Nets roster. He occupies the position of Forward. During the 2008 NBA draft, he was selected by New Jersey Nets in the 1st round. He was the 21st pick and overall 21st pick. This draft took place on 26th June 2008. He debuted in the NBA on 29th October 2008 and the opponent was the Washington Wizards. The Nets won this game by a score of 95-85.
Ryan Anderson weighs 240 lbs and is 6 feet 10 inches tall. He attended Oak Ridge High School in El Dorado Hills, California. Then, he shifted to the University of California. In this University, he was chosen as the Best Player. He averaged 21.6 points per game and was the leader in scoring in the Pacific-10 Conference during the 2007-08 season.
During the 2008-09 season, Ryan Anderson belonged to New Jersey Nets. He took part in 46 games in which he got 901 playing minutes. His free throw percentage was 0.819, field goal percentage was 0.389 and 3-point field goal percentage was 0.365. He piled up 332 points, 35 assists, 218 rebounds and 117 personal fouls.