Queens native Kenny “Chibbs” Anderson is a basketball legend and one of New York City’s top sports icons. After a renowned high school and college career, he played point guard professionally for over 14 years.
In 1991 Anderson entered the NBA draft and was selected by the New Jersey Nets with the second overall pick, at that point the youngest player in the league at just twenty years old. From 1991-2005, Anderson played for NBA teams across the country
including the Nets, Hornets, Portland Trail Blazers, Boston Celtics, Seattle Super Sonics, Indiana Pacers, Atlanta Hawks and the Los Angeles Clippers, as well as Lithuania’s Basketball Club Žalgiris. In 2008, Anderson was inducted into the New York City Basketball Hall of Fame.
Anderson, a father of eight and a grandfather, currently resides in Pembroke Pines, Florida with his wife Natasha and children Kenny Jr. and Tiana.