Richard Anderson (basketball)

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Richard Anderson
Personal information
Born (1960-11-19) November 19, 1960 (age 58)
San Pedro, California
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High schoolRancho Alamitos
(Garden Grove, California)
CollegeUC Santa Barbara (1978–1982)
NBA draft1982 / Round: 2 / Pick: 32nd overall
Selected by the San Diego Clippers
Playing career1982–1993
PositionPower forward / Center
Number35, 40
Career history
1982–1983San Diego Clippers
1983–1984Denver Nuggets
1984–1986Arexons Cantù
19861987Houston Rockets
19871988Portland Trail Blazers
1989–1990Charlotte Hornets
1991–1993Sioux Falls Skyforce
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Richard Andrew Anderson (born November 19, 1960) is a retired American professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) and other leagues. A 6'10", 240 lb (110 kg). power forward, he played collegiately at University of California, Santa Barbara from 1978 to 1982.

He was selected with the 9th pick in the second round of the 1982 NBA Draft by the San Diego Clippers, his NBA career lasted until 1990; his last season being with the Charlotte Hornets. Anderson also played in Italy for Pallacanestro Cantù (1984–1986).[1]

In the 1991 offseason he was signed by the Miami Heat but was waived prior to the 1991-92 season.[2]

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