Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports is reporting that Ryan Anderson will likely not re-sign with the Orlando Magic, but will be moved in a sign-and-trade. Wojnarowski didn’t specify which team Anderson would be traded to. We told you via the Sacramento Bee last Monday that Anderson met with the Sacramento Kings over lunch, then toured their practice facility.
Restricted free agent Ryan Anderson met on Monday with the Sacramento Kings over lunch, reports Jason Jones of the Sacramento Bee. Jones tweeted just after 7 p.m. that sources have confirmed that Anderson met with the Kings over lunch. Anderson also visited the team’s practice facility on the trip. Anderson was born in Sacramento and attended the University of California, Berkeley.
The Orlando Magic’s Ryan Anderson will be named NBA’s Most Improved Player, this doesn’t come as much of a surprise.
According to a panel of 30 ESPN analysts, Ryan Anderson should win the Most Improved Player of the Year Award. The panel went through each major award: Rookie of the Year, Most Improved, Sixth Man, Coach of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, and MVP.
Expect to see a lot of this speculative talk over the next three days until the NBA trade deadline at 3pm this Thursday, unless Dwight Howard is moved before then. It is now being reported that a three team deal, between the Magic, Warriors, and NBA owned Hornets, is being discussed that would land the Golden State Warriors’ Monta Ellis in the black and blue.
Tonight, the NBA released the contestants for the Foot Locker Three-Point Contest, which is going to take place on All-Star Saturday night. The Miami Heat’s James Jones is going to defend his crown, find out who his challengers for his title will be!
The Magic went on two perfect-timed runs to come back and beat the Raptors 102-96. Ryan Anderson led the way for all Magic players with 24 points.
This past Sunday, Dwight Howard held his first ever All Star Weekend, which was capped off with an Old School vs. New School Magic game. It featured some of your favorite Magic players past and present, and featured celebrity coaches Lil Wayne and Floyd “Money” Mayweather. I had the opportunity to sit on the floor near the new school Magic bench to take pictures.