Heat ink veteran free agent forward Anderson
Miami, FL (Sports Network) – The Miami Heat signed forward Shandon Anderson on
Sunday, less then a week after the veteran was released by the New York
Anderson was waived last week by New York, which was not able to trade him.
The club bought out his contract, making him a free agent.
Anderson is expected to be in uniform for Sunday’s night’s game against the
Milwaukee Bucks, according to head coach Stan Van Gundy.
To make room for Anderson, Miami waived rookie forward Matt Freije and placed
forward Christian Laettner on the injured list. The veteran forward has not
played yet this season due to patella tendinitis in his right knee.
Anderson, in his ninth NBA season, has career averages of 8.2 points with 3.3
rebounds in 606 regular-season games with Utah, Houston and the Knicks.