Ryan Anderson RUMORS & NEWS

  • Ryan Anderson says he was nearly traded to Cavs, looks forward to free agency market

    The Advocate "Ryan Anderson might well leave the New Orleans Pelicans in free agency this summer. He almost left New Orleans a little sooner. As a guest on “The Vertical Podcast” with JJ Redick on Monday, Anderson said he nearly was dealt to the Cleveland Cavaliers at the trade deadline before Cleveland..." May 17

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    Brett Dawson @BDawsonWrites

    Ryan Anderson will see a specialist in Philadelphia Monday, when he'll get a better sense of whether his sports hernia will require surgery.

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    Justin Verrier @JustinVerrier

    Ryan Anderson will also miss today's game with a left groin injury.

  • Ryan Anderson torches Kings; might he join them in free agency?

    CSN Bay Area "As the New Orleans Pelicans gathered their gear and headed for the team bus following shootaround on Wednesday, forward Ryan Anderson sat courtside at Sleep Train Arena taking it all in. The 27-year-old forward was born in Sacramento and grew up in El Dorado Hills where he attended Oak Ridge..." March 17

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    Jason Lloyd @JasonLloydABJ

    #Cavs like Ryan Anderson, but they don't have a clear role for him & asking price is exorbitant. And again, Love isn't going anywhere

  • Cavaliers Interested In Ryan Anderson

    Hoops Rumors "The Cavaliers are talking to the Pelicans about power forward Ryan Anderson, tweets Frank Isola of The New York Daily News. He adds that a three-team deal that includes Kevin Love is still possible. Cleveland has “strong interest” in acquiring Anderson, tweets Marc J. Spears of Yahoo..." February 17

  • Ryan Anderson's asking price this summer may scare Wizards out of trade

    Bullets Forever "The Wizards have been tied to Ryan Anderson more than any other name discussed in trade rumors this season. But as we get closer to Thursday's trade deadline, it's looking like the Wizards are starting to back away, according to Adrian Wojnarowski at The Vertical: The Pelicans are struggling to..." February 17

  • Pelicans expect to lose Ryan Anderson in free agency this summer

    The Bird Writes "Ryan Anderson is spinning like a top as the trade deadline approaches on Thursday. The New Orleans Pelicans power forward has been connected to the Detroit Pistons, Washington Wizards, and Toronto Raptors in recent days according to reports from Zach Lowe, Marc Stein, and Adrian Wojnarowski. These..." February 17

  • Lots of teams want Ryan Anderson, but will Pelicans bite?

    SB Nation "There have already been plenty of rumblings about New Orleans Pelicans power forward Ryan Anderson being available in a trade. ESPN's Zach Lowe reports the Pelicans are sorting through a pile of offers for the impending free agent to decide whether any are good enough to pull the trigger. The..." February 16

  • Raptors highly interested in Ryan Anderson

    The Bird Writes "Ryan Anderson is again a rumored trade candidate for a playoff team looking to improve their standing down the home stretch. Today the Toronto Raptors joined the fray according to Vincent Ellis of the Detroit Free Press. Right now the Raptors are starting Luis Scola at power forward and..." February 12

  • Ryan Anderson in a package centered around Greg Monroe or Jeff Green

    The Bird Writes "With no end in sight regarding injuries, I believe that it is time to draw the white flag and give up on this season. It is clear that the Pelicans need to make some changes either before the trade deadline or in the off-season so as to maximize their return on future assets. Ryan Anderson is..." February 11

  • Pistons love Ryan Anderson but unlikely to swing deal before trade deadline

    Detroit Bad Boys "After a flurry of in-season and summer-time activity that saw an almost complete overhaul of the roster, things are much quieter for the Detroit Pistons this season. One of the few trade deadline rumors to leak out so far this season is that Detroit is trying to solidify its power forward..." January 30

  • Sources: Gay not being shopped, Anderson trade offer unclear

    CSN Bay Area "The Sacramento Kings may have made a play for New Orleans Pelicans forward and Sacramento native Ryan Anderson. The Kings offered veteran forward Rudy Gay in a straight swap for Anderson, but were rebuffed by the Pelicans front office, according to Sheridan Hoops. The report also states that..." January 15

  • Pelicans receiving trade interest in Ryan Anderson

    The Sports Daily "It’s hard to tell if the struggling New Orleans Pelicans want to act as sellers at the NBA trade deadline, though they have quite the attractive piece to offer in forward Ryan Anderson. New Orleans sits at 11-25 and well out of the running in the Western Conference, so it only makes sense other..." January 13

  • Ryan Anderson not likely to be traded, Alvin Gentry says

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry said if they make any trade deal before the Feb. 18 deadline, it will be done by mutual consent between him and general manager Dell Demps. But Gentry acknowleged that whatever move the Pelicans might make, it's not likely to involve backup power forward..." January 07

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Teams are indeed calling New Orleans in pursuit of stretch four Ryan Anderson, but the notion they are shopping him, I'm told, is inaccurate

  • Pelicans, Suns have had trade talks surrounding Anderson, Morris

    The Score "The New Orleans Pelicans and Phoenix Suns have had "exploratory conversations" involving a potential exchange of forwards Ryan Anderson and Markieff Morris, according to NOLA.com's John Reid. The news comes following reports last week that the Pelicans have an interest in Morris, and with the..." December 16

  • Exec expects Pelicans' Ryan Anderson to fetch a max contract

    CBS Sports "New Orleans Pelicans forward Ryan Anderson is on the trade market by all accounts. I covered the many reasons Anderson is a valuable trade target. There is something to keep in mind, though. He's a free agent at the end of this season, heading onto the market at the same time as the NBA's massive..." December 13

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    Brett Dawson @BDawsonWrites

    Ryan Anderson remains out tonight with a stomach illness. Jrue Holiday sits the second of a back to back, per usual.

  • Report: Pelicans shopping Ryan Anderson in trade talks

    Pro Basketball Talk "Thirteen players are averaging 18 points and seven rebounds per game this season: Russell Westbrook Kawhi Leonard Paul George Kevin Durant Blake Griffin LeBron James Andre Drummond Kevin Love Anthony Davis Brook Lopez Carmelo Anthony DeMarcus Cousins Ryan Anderson Eleven of them..." December 11

  • Ryan Anderson unsure about his future with New Orleans Pelicans

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Pelicans forward Ryan Anderson acknowledged on Wednesday that he is unsure about his future with the franchise, not denying the possibility that he could be traded soon. Sources say the Pelicans are willing to part ways with Anderson to improve their frontcourt and their season..." December 09

  • Max Deal In Play For Ryan Anderson?

    Hoops Rumors "A source within an NBA team told Eric Pincus of the Los Angeles Times and Basketball Insiders that he expects Ryan Anderson will be able to command a maximum-salary contract this summer (Twitter link). The Pelicans are willing to consider trading Anderson for Markieff Morris, especially if..." December 08

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    Jordan Schultz @Schultz_Report

    Also hearing Suns may be pursuing Ryan Anderson, among other 4s. Anderson is a premier stretch 4 and still just 27 years old. Good passer 2.

  • Ryan Anderson will return from knee injury, play for first time since February

    NBA.com "After missing 18 games due to an MCL sprain in his right knee, Ryan Anderson will be back on the court Wednesday vs. the Los Angeles Lakers, a much-anticipated return to the lineup for a New Orleans team that’s getting closer to full strength. Anderson was sidelined Feb. 21 at Miami with the..." April 01

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    Darrell J. Williams @DWPelicansbeat

    #Pelicans PF Ryan Anderson said he hopes to play in a week but is not sure if that will be possible. 'We're doing more and more each day.'

  • Pelicans lose for Davis 1-2 weeks, Anderson for 2-4 weeks

    Fox Sports Southwest "The New Orleans Pelicans will have to cope without the firepower of forwards Anthony Davis and Ryan Anderson for the near future after both players went down with injuries Saturday in Miami. An MRI confirmed that Davis re-aggravated the right shoulder sprain that held him out of the recent NBA..." February 23

  • Pelicans forward Ryan Anderson now listed as doubtful for Friday's game vs. Orlando Magic

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Though he participated in the past two practices and Coach Monty Williams declared he would be ready, the Pelicans listed backup forward Ryan Anderson as doubtful for Friday night's game against the Orlando Magic. Anderson, who was listed as probable to play on Thursday by the Pelicans, has a..." February 20

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    John Reid @JohnReid64

    Anthony Davis and Ryan Anderson both aiming to be ready for Friday's game against the Orlando Magic

  • Jason Smith comforted Ryan Anderson after girlfriend’s tragic suicide

    New York Post "Knicks power forward Jason Smith got together with Ryan Anderson, his former New Orleans teammate. It was an emotional reunion and an emotional return here for Smith. One month ago, Sports Illustrated published a long feature on Anderson and the suicide of his girlfriend, Gia Allemand, who..." December 10

  • Pelicans' Ryan Anderson 'overjoyed' about impact of article on girlfriend's suicide

    Fox Sports Southwest "The article itself can be tough to read, let alone imagining living through the nightmare personally. In a recent Sports Illustrated exclusive, author Chris Ballard goes in depth with the New Orleans Pelicans Ryan Anderson about the suicide of his reality TV star girlfriend Gia Allemand last..." November 20

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    Bourbon Street Shots @BourbonStShots

    Anderson is getting back in shape, feels good about that. Contact slowly increasing. Expects to be able to "play with the guys" next week.

  • Pelicans' Ryan Anderson cleared for contact

    CBS Sports "New Orleans Pelicans forward Ryan Anderson has been cleared for contact, he announced on Instagram. He suffered a herniated disc in January and had surgery in April. "After 8 months out, I can finally play again," he wrote. "Thank you God!"" September 03

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    New Orleans is shopping forward Ryan Anderson and guard Austin Rivers, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.

  • Pelicans says injured Ryan Anderson is on pace to be ready by start of training camp

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "When New Orleans Pelicans forward Ryan Anderson underwent successful surgery on his cervical spine for a herniated disc in April, there were concerns if he would be recovered in time for the start of this upcoming season. After the surgery was performed, the Pelicans announced that Anderson..." June 20

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    Ryan Anderson @ryananderson33

    Surgery went really well thanks to Dr. Watkins and his amazing staff. Thank you guys for all your… http://t.co/gMVmh9qw9U

  • Pelicans Ryan Anderson will have surgery, miss the rest of the season

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "After months of speculation, the New Orleans Pelicans have finally announced that Ryan Anderson will have surgery to correct a herniated cervical disc and will miss the remainder of the season. Anderson was injured on January 3 against the Boston Celtics when he collided with Celtics forward..." March 25

  • Pelicans F Anderson still 'talking to a lot of doctors' about herniated disc

    WWLTV.com "Two months after Ryan Anderson originally was listed as out indefinitely – and with only 19 games left in the season – the team still doesn’t have a final status for the game-changing forward. All coach Monty Williams knows at this point is that Anderson, who suffered a herniated disc in a Jan...." March 11

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Interesting Trade Deadline Week wrinkle: Hearing Pelicans poised to receive Disabled Player Exception in $4 mil range for Ryan Anderson

  • Pelicans' Ryan Anderson says he will get another medical evaluation later this month

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Pelicans forward Ryan Anderson said he is scheduled to get another medical evaluation for his herniated disc later this month and will also seek a second opinion from another doctor. Anderson has been sidelined since Jan. 3 when he collided with Boston Celtics forward Gerald..." February 13

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    John Reid @JohnReid64

    Pelicans forward Ryan Anderson says he will undergo surgery if his herniated disc in his neck area is not healing properly after two months

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Pelicans said forward Ryan Anderson has been diagnosed with a herniated disc and is out definitely.

  • Ryan Anderson out indefinitely with herniated disk

    CBS Sports "The Pelicans announced Tuesday that forward Ryan Anderson is out indefinitely after suffering a herniated disk. Anderson suffered the injury last Friday after a scary collision with Celtics forward Gerald Wallace. Anderson laid motionless on the court for several minutes before being immobilized..." January 07

  • Could Ryan Anderson Miss Significant Time?

    The Bird Writes "As of this writing, the latest news surrounding Ryan Anderson's condition is that he remained in Boston Saturday to undergo further testing. As the Pelicans prepared to play the Indiana Pacers on Saturday night, Anderson remained hospitalized, undergoing a series of tests to determine the..." January 06

  • Pelicans’ Ryan Anderson leaves on a stretcher in Boston

    Pro Basketball Talk "Scary moment in Boston on Friday, when the Pelicans’ Ryan Anderson was carted off the floor on a stretcher after a collision with Gerald Wallace of the Celtics. Anderson appeared to be talkative and moving all limbs throughout the process, and gave a thumbs up as he left the floor which we hope..." January 04

  • Ryan Anderson, Pelicans bigs to see expanded roles

    NBA.com "On Monday the New Orleans Pelicans visited the last place they should expect to receive sympathy over losing a star player to injury. Good thing for the Pelicans and their head coach, they’re not looking for any. For the second straight season, the Chicago Bulls will be without former league..." December 02

  • Will Pelicans Ryan Anderson make a significant impact for a third consecutive game?

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Since returning after missing the first nine games with a broken toe, New Orleans Pelicans backup forward Ryan Anderson has averaged 22.5 points to lead his team to victories against the Philadelphia 76ers and Utah Jazz. Anderson has made 16-of-25 shots, including 10-of-16 3-pointers. With..." November 22

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    John Reid @JohnReid64

    Pelicans forward Ryan Anderson says he definitely playing tonight against the Philadelphia 76ers.

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    Bourbon Street Shots @BourbonStShots

    Anderson: "The plan is to go tomorrow." They will evaluate the situation again tomorrow. Here: Go = Play.

  • Pelicans' Ryan Anderson could play in West Coast Road Trip

    The Bird Writes "The Advocate reports that Ryan Anderson says he could play in the Pelicans' upcoming road trip against Pacific Division foes. Ryno, of course, has been sidelined since the beginning of the season due to a chip fracture in one of his toes. He worked out a good bit yesterday, but Anderson still felt..." November 09