#8 Jamell Anderson

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Position Forward Height 6ft 8" Place of Birth Nottingham Date of Birth July 6th, 1990 Honours BBL Cup 2013/14, BBL Cup, Championship & Playoff 2012/13, GB U23 & GB U18, England Senior Previous Club(s) Essex Pirates, La Roda, Cheshire Phoenix Twitter @jamell_a

The 6ft 8″ forward, Jamell Anderson has re-joined the Leicester Riders ahead of the 2019/20 season. The Nottingham native has impressed over the past few seasons, with representation of both Great Britain and England at the Commonwealth Games gaining valuable experience through playing internationally.

The Nottingham born Anderson first joined the Riders back in 2011 when he attracted the attention of Coach Rob Paternostro which enabled him to both play for the Riders and study at Loughborough University. In his time at Loughborough University Jamell captained the side to an unbeaten promotion campaign in 2011.

Prior to re-joining the Riders last season Jamell has played for the Cheshire Phoenix in the BBL as well as in Australia and most recently for La Roda in Spain where he helped the team finish 2nd in LEB Silver. Anderson enters the second year of his 2 year deal with the Riders after a strong finish to the season last term.

Jamell brought his dynamic performances back to the Morningside Arena last season averaging 6.29 points, 2.42 rebounds and 1.16 assists per game.

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