Shoulder surgery deemed success for Griz’ Anderson

Shoulder surgery deemed success for Griz’ Anderson

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - While the Memphis Grizzlies are busily assembling their new look front office, Forward Kyle Anderson is just trying to put his body back together.

Anderson underwent surgery this week to relieve Soreness in his right shoulder.

It limited him to just 43 games this year, after he was brought in as a key free agent acquisition.

The procedure, called Thoracic Outlet Decompression surgery, was deemed a success by team doctors.

Anderson says it’s a problem his had Before coming to Memphis.

“It’s just something I’ve been going through in my career,” said Anderson, “where something feels off about my shooting motion, and experienced it not as much as this season, but sometimes over the last two or three seasons. This season it just got really bad to where it was messing with me. I just wanted to get on top of it, fix it, and not let it affect me for the rest of my career.”

The 6′9″, 230 pounder, nicknamed “SloMo," averaged eight points, almost six rebounds and 1.26 steals for the Grizzlies while shooting better than 54 percent from the floor.

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