BC Khimki grabs James Anderson

16 july 2017
American guard / forward James Anderson, who played last season in Darussafaka Istanbul (Turkey), signed a two-year contract with our club. Welcome to BC Khimki, James!

Georgios Bartzokas, BC Khimki head coach:

"We wanted to add some versatility in our backcourt with a player like James who can play three different positions. There is no doubt he is so talented, so we are happy to have him in the team".

James Lee Anderson

Birthday – March 25, 1989
Position – shooting guard / small forward.
Height – 198 cm.
Weight – 98 kg.
Nationality — USA

Sports career

Teams played:
2007-2010 – Oklahoma State (NCAA, USA),
2010-2012 – San Antonio Spurs (NBA, USA),
2011 – Austin Toros (D-League, NBA),
2013 – Houston Rockets (NBA, USA),
2013-2014 – Philadelphia 76ers (NBA, USA),
2014-2015 – Zalgiris Kaunas (Lithuania),
2015-2016 – Sacramento Kings (NBA, USA),
2016-2017 – Darussafaka (Turkey),
Since 2017 – BC Khimki

Achievements:
2006 – Arkansas Mr. Basketball,
2007 – Arkansas Mr. Basketball, McDonald's All-American, Third-team Parade All-American,
2008 – Second-team All-Big 12,
2009 – Second-team All-Big 12,
2010 – First-team All-Big 12, Big 12 Player of the Year, Consensus second-team All-American, selected by San Antonio Spurs in the first round (# 20 overall) of the 2010 NBA Draft,
2015 – Lithuanian League champion, Lithuanian Cup winner, Lithuanian League All-Star

EuroLeague (season 2016/2017):

Games – 34, Mins – 21.9, Pts – 9.2, Rebs – 3.6, Ast – 1.3, Stls – 0.6, Blk — 0.4, Eff – 7.9 (average)

Anderson played 257 games (83 started) in the NBA (regular season & play-offs). He averaged 5.8 pts, 2.3 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 17.5 mins.