"Nelison "Nick" Anderson" is a retired American professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association for thirteen years.

Born in Chicago, Illinois, Anderson played high school basketball at Simeon Career Academy where he was named "Mr. Basketball" in Illinois after leading his team to the city championship and a top national ranking in USA Today.

Anderson would go on to play at the University of Illinois for two years before joining the Orlando Magic in a career that would also include stints with the Sacramento Kings and the Memphis Grizzlies. He currently serves the Magic in several off-the-court functions and was elected to the "Illinois Fighting Illini men's basketball#All-Century Team/Illini Men's Basketball All-Century Team" in 2004.

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It's going to feel good to come back to the place I never wanted to leave.

I still have people ask me about those free throws. What can I say? It's part of who I am. It's part of who we are.