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Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010 at 10:40 am  |  36 responses

For Old Time’s Sake: Kenny Anderson

Kenny Anderson STAND UP. Before Steph and Lance came around, Chibbs was NYC’s Finest. He starred in high school then at GA Tech and was drafted 2nd overall by the Nets in 1991. With top notch court vision, sick handles, and great ability to break down defenses, Chibbs was a crowd favorite. He was most famous in NYC where he held the state scoring record until Sebastian Telfair eclipsed it in 2004. He and Derrick Coleman formed a dynamic tandem for the Nets in the early 90s before Kenny was traded to the Hornets. STAY REAL.

-Schneezy

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  • mvp23100

    Kenny Anderson=original Brandon Jennings

  • Martey

    One of my favorite guards of all time. Queens New York stand up!!! He still has his mural on the Lefrak city wall of fame, out here in New York, with the wizard hat on. One of those forgotten point guards because he literally never had a team in the NBA, despite playing for like a dozen. Good defender, Great scorer, plus had Spinderella on the arm.

  • The Philosopher

    In his prime he was borderline Hall Of Fame material.

  • underdog

    I wouldn’t mention Lance in the same sentence with Steph and Kenny. Not yet.

  • unrel

    kenny anderson was ill.. that nets/bulls playoffs series was fun to watch when i was a kid..

  • Wat Misaka

    Kyrie Irving= the next Chibbs

  • http://www.slamonline.com Eboy

    My man.

  • http://slamonline.com Ben Osborne

    Man did I LOVE that team. Awesome stuff. Eff John Starks for breaking Chibbs’ wrist.

  • Robb

    this guy was sick. 0:56, man i gotta learn that move.

  • horsey

    i want a poster of kenny smith giving this interview. the early 90′s had some insane clothes…

  • http://sdfjklf.com Jukai

    Lots of style, almost no substance. I was not a fan.

  • http://www,myczechrepublic.com SAB

    yep, The Jet’s shirt is easily the best thing in this video. “you gotta love it!”

  • http://slamonline BossTerry

    Thank you slam.. Ive been asking for some Kenny Anderson/D.C. love for awhile… Howza bout Clyde the Glide? Or the Bullets-Webber/Howand/Strickland/Cheney/Big Ghorge..?

  • http://slamonline BossTerry

    One of the many great pgs to come outta NYC

  • http://www.twitter.com/dfrance21 dfrance

    @Underdog, I think they mean in terms of High School domination/expectations. Not entire career.

  • truthteller

    Kenny Anderson! Another great player that didn’t end his career the way it should have. Oh well. great videos!

  • nastierthanu

    He did bobby hurly so dirty @ tech. Lefty ballers are dangerous.

  • Pareja

    Maaan…

    Even though Kenny was great, and i loved him as a player, it’s sad how you forget that Coleman and Kenny were sidekick’s to great Drazen Petrovic.

    You don’t remember that Reggie Miller said ‘There is only one shooter in history better than me his name is Drazen
    Petrovic.’?

  • http://twitter.com/darrellma dma

    damn i forgot all about kenny anderson.

  • scott lawson

    Kenny and Coleman were quite the force back in the day. Boston had Kenny when he was near the end of his powers… gave up Chauncy Billups for him.

  • http://www.kb24.com The Seed

    SLAM
    Lets see some Isiah Thomas video’s now. Kenny mentioned with Isiah Thomas back in the day was a joke. I am going to keep it real, Kenny was all right, but he never set himself up in the NBA. Isiah was one of the toughest point scoring guard ever. Plus I love the fact he froze MJ out and told Larry he gets love because he is white. But Isiah best comment if I was 6 foot 6 like MJ, I would be the greatest ever. BOOK IT!!!

  • http://sevendeu2u.wordpress.com/ Seven Duece

    I just knew he was gonna turn the league out back then…

  • kh

    CHIBBS!

  • EEE

    he should join forces with starbury in China

  • http://www.triplejunearthed.com/dacre Dacre

    Lay ups, dribble moves and no look passes. I do those things… ho hum.

  • http://www.slamonline.com Lang Whitaker

    And if y’all don’t follow @chibbs_1 on Twitter, you’re missing out.

  • roebro

    “where are they now?”

  • http://www.slamonline.com/online/category/blogs/san-dova-speak-easy/ San Dova

    Kenny Anderson was VERY BRIEFLY The Man. Too bad he was mainly known to be a oft-times selfish loser for the majority of his career.

  • http://slamonline.com The Black Rick Kamla

    there is only one reason i remember the name Bobby Hurley

  • http://slamonline.com The Black Rick Kamla

    The Seed….if you haven’t noticed they’ve pulled all of these spots off of YouTube…if you wanna see some Zeke go their, but I certaintly agree fam you cannot compare Kenny Anderson with Isaiah

  • Th3_R3al_Chris

    My favorite Celtics of all time.

  • Atrain

    So Dope. The Baller, the Music, the Clothes, the Life.
    Chibbs!

  • http://slamonline.com Dave.

    …to Chucky BROWN!

  • Julz

    all time favorite bball player… he got me into basketball. best ball handler

  • Mr. Robinson

    Kenny Anderson. Psshhhh!
    Most overrated player of his day.
    Wasted talent.

  • andrew

    ouch mr robinson. i wonder if i still have that Below The Rim vcr tape…

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