Will Yoder
Friday May 4th, 2012

Orlando Magic forward Ryan Anderson will be named the NBA’s Most Improved Player today, according to Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel.


Anderson averaged 16.1 points and 7.7 rebounds per contest in 61 games for the Magic this season. Last year he scored just 10.6 per game and grabbed 5.6 rebounds per contest.

Anderson’s playing time also increased by 10 minutes per game from 2010-11 to 2011-12. The 6-10 California native was drafted by Orlando in the first round of the 2008 NBA Draft.

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