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25 Nick Anderson
Position: Forward-Guard
Born: 01/20/68
Height: 6-6
Weight: 228 lbs.
College: Illinois '89


1 9 9 7 - 9 8   S T A T I S T I C S                                                 
G GS MPG  FGM-A FG%  3PM-A 3P%  FTM-A FT%  RPG APG ST BL PTS PPG
14 11 23.3  42-103 .408  6-18 .333  5-15 .333  4.6 1.4 9 9 95 6.8
Career Statistics

1997-98 NOTES
Scored 16 points (8-13 FG) and grabbed 9 rebounds in a 103-85 victory over the Denver Nuggets on 11/14

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
Has played in 587 regular season games as a member of the Orlando Magic, placing him first on the Magic's all-time list
Posted a 1996-97 season-high 28 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists against the Charlotte Hornets on 2/17/97
Appeared in the 1995 NBA Finals against the Houston Rockets
Holds the NBA Finals record for most three-pointers attempted in a game, with 12 against the Houston Rockets in Game 3 of the 1995 NBA Finals
Hit seven three-point baskets, including five in the first quarter to tie the all-time Magic record for three-pointers made in a quarter, against the Detroit Pistons on 11/27/95
Participated in the 1995 AT&T Long Distance Shootout during All-Star Weekend
Recorded his 1,000th assist against the Milwaukee Bucks on 11/25/94
Became the Magic's all-time leading scorer (4,691 points) with 20 points against the Indiana Pacers on 11/27/93 and has 9,059 heading into the 1997-98 season
Averaged a team-high 19.9 ppg during the 1991-92 season
The first-ever player drafted by the Orlando Magic, with the 11th pick overall of the 1989 NBA Draft

CAREER TRANSACTIONS
Selected as an undergraduate by the Orlando Magic in the first round (11th pick overall) of the 1989 NBA Draft.

PERSONAL
Secret ambition is to own an NBA team
Was the inaugural winner of the Rich and Helen DeVos Community Enrichment Award in 1996
Averaged 20.5 points, 10.5 rebounds, five assists and four blocked shots in senior season at Simeon High as his team posted a 25-1 record and were ranked by the USA Today as the top prep team in the nation
Considers being the first player drafted in Magic history his greatest moment as a Magic player


S E A S O N     H I G H S / C A R E E R     H I G H S
    1997-98 HIGHS CAREER HIGHS
Points 16, vs. Denver, 11/14/97 50, @ New Jersey, 4/23/93
Rebounds 11, @ Detroit, 11/7/97 15, vs. New Jersey, 11/8/95
Assists: 5, 2 times 12, vs. Seattle, 2/18/94
Steals: 2, 3 times 8, @ Washington, 11/12/91
Blocks: 2, @ Boston, 11/2/97 4, @ Dallas, 3/17/93
Minutes: 35, vs. Denver, 11/14/97 55, vs. New York, 2/14/93

C A R E E R     S T A T I S T I C S
YEAR TEAM G GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG STL BLK PPG
89-90 Orlando 81 9 22.0 .494.059 .705 3.9 1.5 69 34 11.5
90-91 Orlando 70 42 28.2 .467.293 .668 5.5 1.5 74 44 14.1
91-92 Orlando 60 59 36.7 .463.353 .667 6.4 2.7 97 33 19.9
92-93 Orlando 79 76 37.0 .449.353 .741 6.0 3.4 128 56 19.9
93-94 Orlando 81 81 34.7 .478.322 .672 5.9 3.6 134 33 15.8
94-95 Orlando 76 76 34.1 .476.415 .704 4.4 4.1 125 22 15.8
95-96 Orlando 77 77 35.3 .442.391 .692 5.4 3.6 121 46 14.7
96-97 Orlando 63 61 34.3 .397.353 .404 4.8 2.9 120 32 12.0
1997-98 Orlando 14 11 23.3 .408.333 .333 4.6 1.4 9 9 6.8
Career TOTALS 601 492 32.4 .458.365 .679 5.3 2.9 877 309 15.2
All-Star - - - -- - - - - - -
Playoff TOTALS 40 40 37.0 .429.346 .656 4.8 2.5 62 26 13.1