posted on Nov, 14 2004 @ 12:28 PM
MIAMI -- Forward Shandon Anderson was signed Sunday by the Miami Heat.
Anderson was waived last week by the New York Knicks, who unsuccessfully tried to trade him and eventually bought out his contract, making him a free
Anderson would be in uniform for Sunday's game against Milwaukee, Heat coach Stan Van Gundy said. But second-year guard Dwyane Wade will not; Wade,
who leads the Heat in scoring (25.6 per game) and assists (7.4), will miss his second straight game with a sprained left ankle.
To make room for Anderson, the Heat waived rookie forward Matt Freije and placed forward Christian Laettner on the injured list with patella
tendinitis in his right knee. Laettner hasn't played yet this season; Freije spent his brief time with the Heat on the injured list.
Anderson, who's in his ninth NBA season, has averaged 8.2 points and 3.3 rebounds in 606 regular-season games with Utah, Houston and the Knicks.