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February 1, 2013 Updates
January 21, 2013 Updates

Not that it matters much, but the NBA rescinded the second technical foul Dwight Howard picked up in the Lakers' 108-103 loss Sunday against Toronto. Howard was automatically ejected after that technical foul, which took place after Toronto forward Alan Anderson made contact with him as they ran down the court. The ejection took place with 1:18 left in the second quarter. Howard had picked up a technical foul earlier in the game for arguing a non-call. "It's too late now," Howard said Monday when informed of the NBA's decision. Los Angeles Times

December 18, 2012 Updates

Yeah, they practiced yesterday, was no compelling news at all; a quick workout setting up the three games in four days that starts tonight and, as you might expect, lots of chatter about the contribution of Jose Calderon of late. The money quote came from Alan Anderson: “He's like the glue. He does everything, man. Without Jose I don't even know if we could win any of these games. He's amazing to us. Rebounding, passing, vocally leads everybody, talking, gets everybody in their positions. He's just like our calm, poised leader on the floor. It's great to have him.” Toronto Star

December 10, 2012 Updates

Alan Anderson is one good practice away from returning. The problem is the Raptors’ next full practice won’t come until Thursday. The small forward went through his first pain-free workout on Sunday, calling it “a big step, a very big step.” “It’s pretty much right around the corner,” Anderson said of his return. “I just have to have that one more full-court practice where I’ll be going up and down the court.” Toronto Sun

November 6, 2012 Updates

But knowing Garnett as well as he does, Anderson will not make the same mistake Ray Allen made in the season opener for the Celtics when he went over and tried to exchange pleasantries with a guy who may have had a role in inventing the term “game face.” Garnett did not even acknowledge Allen’s presence when the former teammate and former member of Boston’s big three came over before the game and tried a pre-game greeting in his new Miami uniform. “You don’t speak to KG until after the game,” Anderson said with a laugh. “You don’t say nothing to him because he’s (all business). You just leave him alone and don’t say nothing until after.” Toronto Sun

November 5, 2012 Updates

For the record, Adelman was (a) joking about the first part; and (b) being totally serious about the last part. Adelman called Lowry one of his favourite players. Moreover, Adelman was right: Lowry eviscerated Minnesota. He had 22 points, seven rebounds and five assists to lead the Raptors to their first win of the year, 105-86 over the Timberwolves. “He’s a bull. He’s just a bull,” said Raptors guard Alan Anderson, who had 18 of the Raptors’ 42 bench points. “His height [six feet] doesn’t tell a lot about him because he acts like he’s seven feet out there. He’s not scared of nothing. He’s going to get in there. He’s getting their rebounds with 7-footers. He’s fighting each position. Anytime you see that from the bench or you see that as a young player, it’s like, ‘Damn, I’ve got to get ready, too.’” National Post

Alan Anderson on the Raptors excellent chemistry: "we don't have any knuckleheads" "It’s a younger energy. Guys were looking forward to this season. Guys get along, not only on the court but off the court as well. We all have a good time, we don’t have like groups and cliques and things like that, everyone does everything together. Anytime you have that, you have a good team chemistry." Sulia

July 30, 2012 Updates
July 27, 2012 Updates

Adrian Wojnarowski: Alan Anderson has re-signed with Toronto, agent Mark Bartelstein says. Twitter

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Eric Koreen: Conversation on extending Anderson, Uzoh hasn't happened yet. Probably tomorrow. Twitter

March 26, 2012 Updates
September 5, 2011 Updates

Shandong brings in Alan Anderson and Othello Hunter Coming off of a disappointing season last year where both Rodney White and Myron Allen failed to live up to expectations, the Flaming Bulls will bring in two new players this year, Alan Anderson and Othello Hunter. NiuBBall.com

July 29, 2010 Updates
July 28, 2010 Updates

Damien Wilkins' father played for the Cleveland Cavaliers. He might not mind doing so himself. Wilkins, a free-agent swingman, said he worked out Tuesday with the Cavaliers. He said others in the workout included free-agent guards Von Wafer and Alan Anderson. Wilkins, 30, is the son of Gerald Wilkins and nephew of Hall of Famer Dominque Wilkins. His father played in the NBA from 1985-99, including 1992-94 with the Cavaliers. During that time, Damien averaged 25 points-per-game as an eighth-grader for Revere Middle School in Akron, Ohio. "It went well,'' Wilkins said by phone about Tuesday's workout. "They're a very good organization. They've got a great team even though they lost LeBron (James, an Akron native). I still think they can compete. They've got a really good coaching staff.'' FanHouse.com

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