The Miami Heat are stuck in NBA limbo, or as I like to call it, the wheel of mediocrity. They were just bad enough to miss the playoffs, but just good enough to not get…
September 25, 2019, 5:19 pmRyan AndersonPF, Houston Rockets
Ryan Anderson has agreed to a partially guaranteed contract with the Rockets ahead of the start of training camp.
Anderson only played in 25 games last season for both the Suns and Heat. He failed to make an impact with both teams. However, the Rockets are one of the best landing spots for the veteran big as they will only be looking for him to be a three-point shooting threat in their high-paced offense. Anderson's fantasy days are most likely behind him but if he is able to carve out a role in this high-scoring offense, he could be someone to look at in select DFS matchups. Of course, this is only the case if he makes the final roster.
Source: Shams Charania on Twitter
July 6, 2019, 1:11 pmRyan AndersonPF, Miami Heat
The Heat will waive and stretch the remainder of Ryan Anderson's contract.
Anderson is in the final year of his contract but this move is necessary to complete the Jimmy Butler trade. He will count against the Heat cap for $5.2 million in each of the next two offseasons. From a fantasy perspective, Anderson has not been productive for the last two seasons and that is unlikely to change although he should be able to land a minimum contract somewhere.
Source: Ira Winderman on Twitter
April 11, 2019, 12:15 amRyan AndersonF, Miami Heat
Ryan Anderson finished the season on the bench vs. the Nets and largely fantasy irrelevant.
Anderson began the season as a short-lived starter on the Suns and finished it playing just 44 minutes over the past two months. He's got another year on his deal, but you can ignore him completely in fantasy next season.
April 4, 2019, 3:49 pmRyan AndersonF, Miami Heat
Ryan Anderson (personal) will not be with the team as they travel to face the Wolves on Friday and the Raptors on Sunday.
Anderson hasn't been a factor this season. His best days are definitely behind him.
Source: Ira Winderman on Twitter
February 11, 2019, 11:21 pmRyan AndersonF, Miami Heat
Ryan Anderson handed out one assist in two minutes against the Nuggets on Monday.
Ryno saw the floor for two action packed minutes in garbage time. He hasn't been fantasy relevant in quite some time now and that's unlikely to change.
February 6, 2019, 4:18 pmRyan AndersonF, Miami Heat
Ryan Anderson has been traded to the Heat, with Tyler Johnson heading the other way to Phoenix.
It was thought that the Heat just wanted out from Johnson's $19.3 million salary for next season, and while Anderson's due over $21 million he did restructure his deal to accept just $15.6 million guaranteed. It's a small help financially. Additionally, Anderson gives Miami a new dimension (if he makes the rotation) and helps clear the logjam at guard. It's also quite likely that Miami saw some utility in Anderson's well-known locker room presence, as he'll be able to accept DNPs without much of a fuss while still remaining a solid teammate. There's no fantasy value here.
Source: John Gambadoro on Twitter
November 18, 2018, 12:40 amRyan AndersonF, Phoenix Suns
Ryan Anderson was a DNP-CD on Saturday, making this the third-such time he's been a healthy scratch in the last four games.
Anderson seems like a good dude but this is the way that fantasy owners are hoping this goes. Phoenix seems to be ready to let their younger, higher-upside options play. It's a positive development.
November 1, 2018, 1:16 amRyan AndersonF, Phoenix Suns
Ryan Anderson was demoted to the bench on Wednesday and wound up playing eight scoreless minutes.
Anderson's only contribution to the box score was a single rebound. He's just a 3-point specialist in deep leagues and might be banished from the rotation once the Suns start tanking out in the open. Maybe they've already started.
October 28, 2018, 10:07 pmRyan AndersonF, Phoenix Suns
Ryan Anderson dropped 15 points in a loss to the Thunder on Sunday.
He added five rebounds, one steal and one 3-pointer to the box score. This was one of Anderson's better games on the season, but he is still not worth owning unless you are looking for points and 3-pointers in deep leagues.
October 27, 2018, 11:26 pmRyan AndersonF, Phoenix Suns
Ryan Anderson (hip) played on Saturday night after being listed as probable and put up seven points, three assists, a steal and a 3-pointer in 22 minutes.
He's healthy but shouldn't be owned until we're in the 16-team territory.
October 27, 2018, 1:54 pmRyan AndersonF, Phoenix Suns
Ryan Anderson (hip) is now probable to face the Grizzlies on Saturday.
Anderson will continue to start at power forward but only has deep league specialist appeal given his paper thin stat set and the fact that he's averaging 21.5 mpg on the season.
Source: Gina Mizell on Twitter
October 27, 2018, 1:32 pmRyan AndersonF, Phoenix Suns
The Suns are listing Ryan Anderson (right hip flexor) as questionable for Saturday's game, though he was getting some shots up this morning.
Anderson should play but if he can't or is limited at all it'll mean more work for T.J. Warren, Trevor Ariza and Josh Jackson. They're all preferred fantasy plays anyway.
October 21, 2018, 3:06 amRyan AndersonF, Phoenix Suns
Ryan Anderson hit just 3-of-11 shots (including two threes) for eight points, one rebound and two assists over 22 minutes in Saturday's blowout loss to the Nuggets.
Anderson's teammates are not good at passing and it could be hard for him to get consistent looks. Owners can safely drop him if they drafted him in deeper formats, as a player with similar upside is probably also on your wire.
October 9, 2018, 1:02 amRyan AndersonF, Phoenix Suns
Ryan Anderson scored 18 points in 22 minutes during Monday's win over the Warriors, going 6-of-10 from the field with five rebounds and four 3-pointers.
The rest of Anderson's statline was empty, but if he's going to score efficiently it won't matter. Ryno is only a 3-point specialist, even as a starter, and his flaky shooting and mid-twenties minutes will prevent him from being much in the way of a standard league asset.