A great fit for the Spurs system, he has the opportunity to take his game to the next level in an atmosphere that will nurture his strengths and incorporate them into a championship-caliber offense.
However, many were not as fortunate as Anderson. With more than 60 individuals having declared for the draft, many of them never received the anticipated call.
Still, that hardly signifies the concrete end to these players' NBA careers. With a summer to prove themselves, a handful could find their way onto rosters at some point down the road.
San Antonio, which turns undrafted players into legitimate contributors—Gary Neal, for example—remains an ideal spot for free agents, especially prospects who are looking for an environment that will help them grow.
While the Spurs don't have many pressing needs or open roster spots, if the opportunity presents itself, it would hardly be uncharacteristic for the team to find a hidden gem.