The Long Island Nets have acquired guard/forward Justin Anderson from the Raptors 905 in exchange for forward/center Henry Ellenson.
In a corresponding move, the Nets have requested waivers on guard Ash Yacoubou.
Anderson (6’5”, 231) appeared in 15 games (all starts) for the Raptors 905 this season, recording averages of 20.7 points, 6.7 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.2 steals in 33.6 minutes per game. On Jan. 6, Anderson signed a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets and appeared in three games for Brooklyn. Over four NBA seasons with Dallas (2015-17), Philadelphia (2017-18), Atlanta (2018-19) and Brooklyn (2019-20), Anderson has appeared in 219 NBA games and holds career averages of 5.3 points and 2.5 rebounds in 13.1 minutes per game. He also appeared in seven games (all starts) for the Texas Legends of the NBA G League during the 2015-16 season, where he averaged 23.0 points, 4.6 rebounds and 3.4 assists in 38.3 minutes per game.
Anderson was originally selected by Dallas with the 21st pick in the first round of the 2015 NBA Draft.