It didn't take long for Dallas Mavericks rookie Justin Anderson to adjust to the more fast-paced style of NBA Summer League.
Anderson, a swingman from Virginia, was coming from a school that played at one of college's slowest paces, but he played well at higher speeds this summer.
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Here's how Anderson graded his performance from Summer League, via Earl K. Sneed of Mavs.com:
“I woud grade it as a B+, because coming in I was very anxious and I was very nervous about how I would perform,” Anderson said while summing up his summer-league experience. “You know, it’s a totally different ballgame. I remember the first game I went out and played. It was against New Orleans, and the first like eight minutes of that game I was just dog tired.
"It’s completely different basketball than what I’m used to in college. And once I started to realize that in college it was a lot slower and a lot more packed in the paint, this you can get to the rim kind of at ease. It’s a lot more space, so I’ve learned a lot about myself. And I just have to continue to stay confident and work hard.”