James AndersonHt/Wt: 6-6 / 208 lbs
Team: Oklahoma State
2010 Draft Profile - James AndersonStrengths: A pure pathological scoring machine, by any means necessary he is getting the ball in the hoop. Has the ability to draw fouls while penetrating, with several head fakes and getting to the charity stripe at a high rate. I'm not really sure if it's a good or bad thing, but he has a gunner's mentality. A great shooter with great release and follow through, and has what you call, "shoot from the parking lot range". Nice solid frame that can absorb contact at the next level. He does a good job hunting for a open shot, such as coming off screens, fads, and simply being patient, he knows the offense goes through him. Not a freak athlete, but does have a nice set of springs. During the season against K-State, Anderson received the pass on the baseline and threw down a man like dunk, that is a testament of what he can do. Had a great career torching the Big Twelve.
Weaknesses: Forces bad shots when he is frustrated, and shoots off balance at times. Puts in the effort on defense, but gives up to much separation guarding his man. This goes back to his gunner's mentality, he needs to pick his spots during the course of the game, and get teammates more involve.
Outlook: Superior scorer deluxe is whats on his menu. Plug him into a NBA line up, and he will produce. If drafted by the right team, Anderson should score enough to be among the top rookies, and possibly a top league scorer in the future, he is just that good.
NBA Comparison: Jerry Stackhouse
Player profile submitted by: Monta Williams
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