Mavericks Select Justin Anderson With The 21st Overall Pick
- For Immediate Release
- June 25, 2015
DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks announced that they have selected guard Justin Anderson with the 21st overall selection of the 2015 NBA Draft.
Anderson (6'6, 228) played three years at Virginia leading the Cavaliers to two Atlantic Coast Conference regular season titles and just the second ACC Tournament Championship in school history. As a junior, he averaged 12.2 points, 4.0 rebounds and 1.7 assists while shooting .466 from the field, .452 from behind-the-arc and .780 from the foul line.
The versatile guard improved his three-point shooting from .294 (30-102) as a sophomore to an ACC-leading .452 (47-104) as a junior on his way to being named NABC All-America Third Team and All-ACC Second Team.
The Rockville, Maryland native played at Montrose Christian School which also produced Kevin Durant.