Pelicans' Anderson done for the season
March 25, 2014
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The New Orleans Pelicans say forward Ryan Anderson will miss the remainder of the season because of a herniated cervical disc that has sidelined him since early January.
Anderson is scheduled to have neck surgery April 8 to repair the injury, which occurred when he collided with the Celtics' Gerald Wallace during a game in Boston on Jan. 3.
The 6-foot-10 Pelicans forward, who had been averaging 19.8 points during the first two months of the season, had been undergoing routine evaluations for nearly three months in hopes he would heal adequately with rest and that surgery could be avoided.
However, team officials say physicians monitoring Anderson have determined that surgery will provide the six-year veteran with the best chance of a full recovery.
Copyright 2016 by STATS LLC and Associated Press.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written
consent of STATS LLC and Associated Press is strictly prohibited.
7-2 L9, 33-13 Run, +1,714 TY
9-1 L5 Days, 7-1 L8 Guarantees
7-2 L3 Days, +1,560 This Year
10-2 L12 G-Plays, 11-4 L15 Picks
6-1 L7 Picks, 12-3 L15 G-Plays
2-0 Y'day, 6-2 Guarantees TY
5-1 Last 6 NBA Selections
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10%
off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20%
off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000
Member Plays each month!