2001 NBDL Draft made by the Fayetteville Patriots he was
selected in the first round (first pick overall). When with the
Patriots he averaged 6.0 ppg, 5.0 rpg and 2.50 bpg in six games.
He became the first-ever "call up" from the NBDL when he signed
with the Denver Nuggets as an unpaid agent in 2001. The same
year Anderson played for Cleveland Rocky Mountain Revue,
averaging 4.8 ppg and 2.0 rpg in five games. He also played for
the Fargo-Moorehead Beez in the IBA.