- Date of Birth:
- May 6, 1988
- 6' 10"
Ryan Anderson (born May 6, 1988 in Sacramento, California) is an American basketball player. Ryan played for the University of California in college, leading the Pac-10 Conference in scoring in the 2007-2008 season. In June 2008, Ryan was drafted #21 overall by the New Jersey Nets. He has since played for other teams in the NBA, including the Orlando Magic and the New Orleans Pelicans. Ryan is the former boyfriend of Bachelor contestant, Gia Allemand, who died after attempting to commit suicide in August 2013.
Best Known For:
Ryan Anderson is best known for playing for the Orlando Magic and New Orleans Pelicans in the NBA.
Ryan Anderson was born and raised in El Dorado Hills, California, near Sacramento. He dated Gia Allemand, who died after an apparent suicide attempt in August 2013. Upon learning of her death, Ryan stated, “Gia had such an amazing impact on my life and anyone that knew her was blessed. All I have left is to cherish those memories we made together and help perpetuate the many values, faith and love that we shared.