James Anderson Diagnosed With Stress Fracture

SAN ANTONIO, TX (Nov. 11, 2010) - The San Antonio Spurs today announced that guard James Anderson has been diagnosed with a stress fracture in his right fifth metatarsal. Early next week, Anderson will undergo surgery at which time a screw will be inserted in his metatarsal. He is expected to miss approximately eight weeks.

Anderson, a rookie out of Oklahoma State, is averaging 7.0 points, 1.5 assists and 1.0 rebound in 17.7 minutes in six games. He is shooting .424 (14-for-33) from the field and .500 (10-for-20) from three-point territory.