Full Name:
David Andersen
Position:
Forward
College:
N/A
Height:
7-0
Weight:
242
High School:
N/A
Birthdate:
June 23, 1980
Birthplace:
Carlton, Australia

Statistics

NBA DRAFT 2002
Selected in the second round (37h overall) by the Atlanta Hawks.

HIGHLIGHTS
Playing his third season in Italy for Kinder Bologna after beginning his career in Australia.
Holds an English passport for European League play. Has gradually increased his playing time in three seasons and is now playing about 22 minutes per game.
Grew up playing at the Australian Institute of Sports.
Played the 1998-99 season in Australia’s NBL for the Wollongong Hawks before moving to Italy.
Was named the 1998 Australian Junior Male Player of the Year.
A member of the Australian Junior National Team and played at the 2001 World Under-22 Championship.

Through 36 games in 2001-02, averaging 8.4 points and 5.7 rebounds in about 22 minutes per game.
Shooting over 57 percent from the field and 71 percent from the line.
Scored in double figures 11 times.
Scored a season-high 23 points on 9-of-13 shooting vs. Snaidero Udine.
Scored 20 points and grabbed season-high-tying 13 rebounds vs. Mabo Livorno.

Scored 20 points on 7-for-10 shooting vs. Wurth Roma.
Posted double-doubles vs. Metis Varese (13 points, 13 rebounds) and Fillattice Imola (16 points, 13 rebounds).

Blocked season-high three shots twice.

In Euroleague play, averaged 8.8 points and 4.3 rebounds.
Had excellent game in semifinal at European Final Four, scoring 15 points as Kinder defeated Benetton, 90-82.
In 32 games for Kinder Bologna in 2000-01, averaged 9.0 points and 4.6 rebounds in about 19 minutes per game as Bologna won the Italian national championship, the Euroleague and the Italian National Cup.

In Euroleague play, averaged 8.2 points and 2.8 rebounds.
In his first season in Italy in 1999-2000, averaged 6.1 points and 4.1 rebounds in reserve role.

In 1998-99 playing for the Wollongong Hawks in Australia, averaged 6.2 points and 3.9 rebounds in 23 games.

Telebasket.com says he possesses excellent overall athletic skills and is a good leaper.
Their report says he is well-coordinated and has good fundamental skills.
Other scouting reports indicate he has range out to 15 feet and is adept at getting to the offensive boards.
Both scouting reports emphasize a need for more strength and toughness close to the basket.

STATISTICS - Ferro Carril Oeste (Argentina)
SEASON G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
1999-00 33 83 140 .593 36 52 .692 134 13 26 13 202 6.1
2000-01 32 112 193 .580 55 76 .696 148 11 32 12 288 9.0
2001-02 36 13 105 182 .577 93 130 .715 205 17 36 14 303 8.4
Totals 101 300 515 .582 184 258 .713 487 41 94 39 793 7.9
Three-point field goals: 1999-00, 0-for-4 (.000); 2000-01,1-for-3 (.333); 2001-02, 0-for-2 (000). Totals: 1-for-9 (.111)