Ryan Anderson Injury: Updates on Pelicans Forward's Status and Recovery

Joseph ZuckerFeatured ColumnistJanuary 3, 2014

USA Today

Updates from Tuesday, April 8

The New Orleans Pelicans provided an encouraging update on Ryan Anderson's progress:

New Orleans Pelicans forward Ryan Anderson underwent a successful surgical procedure on his cervical spine this morning, the team announced. The surgery was performed by Dr. Robert Watkins. Anderson is expected to resume basketball activities in 4-6 months

Anderson posted an image of himself giving a thumb's up after the surgery on Instagram.