Anderson reaches agreement on contract


News-Times Staff

Junction City native James Anderson signed a contract recently with Anadolu Efes Istanbul. The contract is for one season with an option for 2019-20.

Anderson previously played for Khimki Moscow Region, where he averaged 9.2 points over 31 games and helped the club reach the EuroLeague Playoffs for the first time.

This will be Anderson’s second season in Turkey. He spent the 2016-17 campaign with Darussafaka Istanbul.

Before that, Anderson played in the EuroLeague with Zalgiris Kaunas and also helped the team collect the Lithuanian League and Cup double in 2015.

Anderson played five seasons in the NBA for San Antonio, Philadelphia, Houston and Sacramento.

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