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James Anderson

N/A | Guard-Forward

Sixers

Biography

Background

CAREER NOTES: Ranks fourth in school history with 1,811 career points … never missed a game in his college career (earned 99 starts in 101 games in his three seasons with the Cowboys) … finished with career averages of 17.9 points, 5.1 rebounds and 1.6 assists … career scoring average of 17.9 ppg is the second highest in school history … played for Team USA in the 2009 World University Games … averaged 7.1 points and 2.4 rebounds in seven games as the US squad captured the bronze medal.

2012-13: In his first season with Houston, averaged 4.0 points, 2.0 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 29 games (two starts) with the Rockets … was a DNP (CD) for 22 games (1/2/13; 1/5/13; 1/9/13; 1/12/13; 1/16/13; 1/19/13-1/21/13; 1/30/13-2/2/13; 2/10/13-2/12/13; 2/27/13-3/1/13; 3/6/13-3/9/13; 3/15/13; 3/20/13; 3/24/13-3/27/13; 4/12/13; 4/17/13) … signed by the Rockets as a free agent on Jan. 2 … began the 2012-13 season with Houston's single-affiliation NBA D-League partner Rio Grande Valley … re-signed by San Antonio on Nov. 21 … in 10 games with the Spurs, averaged 3.4 points and 1.4 rebounds in 9.4 minutes per outing … waived by the Spurs on Dec. 20 … played in his first game with the Rockets at Milwaukee (1/4/13) … had eight points (2-4 3FG), a career-high eight rebounds and a career-best four assists vs. Golden State (2/5/13) … dished another career-high four assists at Miami (2/6/13) … registered a season-high 14 points (4-7 FG, 5-5 FT) and five rebounds at the L.A. Clippers (2/13/13) … recorded 11 points (5-6 FG) and four boards in 12:00 off the bench vs. Cleveland (3/22/13) … totaled 10 points (4-9 FG) and a career-high-tying four assists at Memphis (3/29/13) … made his first start with the Rockets vs. the L.A. Clippers (3/30/13), recording seven points (3-4 FT), five rebounds and two steals … totaled nine points (3-12 FG, 2-2 FT) and matched his career-best eight rebounds in another start vs. Orlando (4/1/13) … hit a careerhigh 3-of-7 treys for 11 points (4-11 FG) at Denver (4/6/13).

2011-12: Appeared in 51 games (two starts), averaging 3.7 points in 11.8 minutes … registered 15 DNP (CD) … scored in double figures four times … finished with 12 points vs. the L.A. Clippers (12/28/11) … scored 11 points at Portland (2/21/12) … tallied 11 points and five rebounds vs. Portland (4/23/12) … set season highs with 19 points, seven rebounds and three assists at Golden State (4/26/12).

2010-11: Appeared in 26 games, including two starts, averaging 3.6 points in 11.0 minutes ... shot .383 (31-81) from the floor, .391 (18-46) from the three-point line and .778 (14-18) from the free throw line ... led the team in steals one time and blocks four times ... made a three-pointer in each of his first six games of the season, making him the first Spurs rookie to do so in franchise history ... scored a season-high 10 points (4-8 FG, 2-5 3FG) in 27 minutes in his NBA debut vs. Indiana on 10/27 ... diagnosed with stress fracture in right fifth metatarsal on 11/11 ... assigned to the Austin Toros of the NBA Development League on 1/26, recalled on 1/29, re-assigned on 2/7, and recalled on 2/23 ... appeared in seven games with the Austin Toros, including seven starts, averaging 14.7 points, 4.9 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 25.1 minutes ... shot .447 (42-94) from the field, .346 (9-26) from the three-point line and .714 (10-14) from the free throw line ... posted 23 points (11-22 FG), 6 rebounds and 4 assists at Rio Grande Valley on 2/16 ... notched 15 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists vs. Rio Grande Valley on 2/12 ... tallied 17 points (6-12 FG, 3-7 3FG, 2-3 FT) and 4 rebounds vs. New Mexico on 1/27 ... recorded eight DNP-CDs and was inactive for 48 games.

COLLEGE NOTES: Played three seasons at Oklahoma State before declaring for the draft following his junior season … ranks fourth in school history with 1,811 career points … never missed a game in his college career (earned 99 starts in 101 games in his three seasons with the Cowboys) … the 2010 Big 12 Player of the Year … named to the John Wooden All-American Team and earned second team All-American honors from the Associated Press as a junior … finished with career averages of 17.9 points, 5.1 rebounds and 1.6 assists … career scoring average of 17.9 ppg is the second highest in school history … played for Team USA in the 2009 World University Games … averaged 7.1 points and 2.4 rebounds in seven games as the US squad captured the bronze medal

2009-10: The 2010 Big 12 Player of the Year … named to the John Wooden All-American Team and earned second team All-American honors from the Associated Press … logged 33 starts as the Cowboys posted a 22-11 record … averaged 22.3 points, 5.8 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 1.39 steals in 34.1 minutes … shot .457 (226-494) from the field, .341 (74-217) from three-point land and .810 (209-258) from the line … among NCAA Division I leaders ranked sixth in scoring and was tied for fifth in FT made … scored 735 points (the second highest single-season point total in Cowboy history behind the 797 points scored by Bryant Reeves in 1994-95) … led the team in scoring 23 times … scored in double-figures in all 33 games … had 20-or-more 22 times and finished with 30-or-more five times … scored a season-best 31 points three times: at Missouri on 1/30, vs. Oklahoma on 2/13 and vs. Baylor on 2/20 … finished with 30 points vs. Southern on 11/18 and at Kansas State on 1/23 … had a game-high 27 points as the Cowboys knocked off #1 ranked Kansas 85-77 in Stillwater on 2/27 … named to the Academic All-Big 12 Second Team.

2008-09: Named to the All-Big 12 Second Team … started all 35 games for the Cowboys … averaged 18.2 points, 5.7 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 1.14 steals … shot .482 (209-434) from the field, .408 (84-206) from three-point land and .829 (136-164) from the line … ranked fourth in the Big-12 in scoring, fifth in FG percentage, fifth in 3PT-FG percentage, fifth in FT percentage and fifth in 3PT-FG made … first player in school history to score 30-or-more four times in their sophomore season: scored a career-high 37 points at Oklahoma on 3/7 … had 35 points (12-16 FG, 4-7 3PT-FG, 7-9 FT) at Texas on 2/10 … finished with 33 points, 9 rebounds and 4 steals vs. Rhode Island on 12/20 … had 30 points and 10 boards vs. Colorado on 2/25 … twice named the Big-12 Player of the Week (12/22 and 2/23) … named to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team.

2007-08: Earned All-Big 12 Honorable Mention and a spot on the Big-12 All-Rookie Team … registered 31 starts in 33 games … averaged 13.3 points, 3.7 rebounds and 1.1 assists … shot .435 (148-340) from the field, .379 (67-177) from three-point land and .714 (75-105) from the line … led the team in scoring and three-point FG percentage …in his first collegiate game had 29 points (11-15 FG, 3-6 3PT-FG, 4-7 FT), 5 assists, 4 rebounds and 3 steals in 30 minutes vs. Prairie View A&M on 11/9 … tied the Cowboys freshman school record for the most points in a game (equaling the mark set by Byron Houston on 1/25/89).

HIGH SCHOOL: As a senior, during the 2006-07 season, led Junction City to the Arkansas 2A state championship … had 43 points and 11 rebounds in the championship game (hit 16-28 from the field including 6-12 from three-point land) … averaged 38 points and 11 rebounds per game as the Dragons posted a 32-3 record … named a 2007 McDonald's High School All-American … named the 2007 Arkansas Gatorade Player of the Year … a two-time state high-jump champion. Player Profile >