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Derek Anderson
SG - 6'5, 195lbs - 49 years old - 11 years of NBA experience
Retired - Retired in 2008
  • Birthdate: 07/18/1974
  • Drafted (NBA): 13th pick, 1997
  • Pre-draft team: Kentucky
  • Country: USA
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent: -
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Articles about Derek Anderson

March 19, 2013

Derek Anderson - After initially going quiet in retirement, Anderson has made numerous waves in the last two years. Most of it is good - he's released a book, which is being made into a film, and released a brand of bottled water. Last month, he was seen campaigning for anti-smoking legislation to be passed in Kentucky, and returned once again to his alma mater to dispense sage wisdom about ACL tears to injured Wildcats star, Nerlens Noel. But it's not all good - in the summer of 2011, Anderson was named by a convicted felon named Francois Cunningham as being the money man in a sophisticated cocaine ring. No charges are known to have been brought, however.

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April 19, 2011

Derek Anderson and Ron Mercer - Last time we checked in on Ron Mercer and Derek Anderson, the pair were returning to Kentucky to complete their degrees. Anderson has also commissioned a documentary about the 1996 National Championship winning Wilcatds, dubbed The Untouchables.

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December 29, 2009

- Derek Anderson

Anderson's last basketball employment was with the Bobcats back in 2007. He has not signed anywhere since, and nor has he been linked to anyone. Anderson recently signed up to join a program at the University of Kentucky that helps former players complete their degrees, as has Ron Mercer.

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