Ryan Anderson agrees to four-year, $80 million deal with Rockets

The Rockets and free-agent forward Ryan Anderson have agreed on a four-year, $80 million deal
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The Rockets and free-agent forward Ryan Anderson have agreed on a four-year, $80 million deal, according to The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Anderson’s agent confirmed the news.

Anderson, 28, has played the past four years for the New Orleans Pelicans after coming over from the Magic in a 2012 trade. Prior to that, Anderson spent a year with the New Jersey Nets.

The stretch-four has averaged 13.1 points and 5.6 rebounds over his eight-year career. He’s coming off an injury-shortened 2015–16 season that saw him average 17.0 and 6.0 on 36.6 percent shooting from three in 66 games.

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