ESPN: Former St. Anthony basketball star signs 4-year, $37.2M deal with Grizzlies

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Kyle Anderson, a former St. Anthony High School standout and North Bergen native, signed a four-year, $37.2 million deal with the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday, ESPN first reported. 

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By John Heinis/Hudson County View

Anderson, 24, was drafted in the first round of the 2014 NBA draft by the San Antonio Spurs after being part of an incredible two-year 65-0 winning streak at St. Anthony.

ESPN, citing league sources, reported on the small forward signing a big deal with the Grizzlies on Friday. It appears unlikely that the Spurs will match that multi-million dollar offer, various sports media outlets have since reported.

St. Anthony, which produced one of the most prolific high school basketball programs in the country, closed after the 2016-2017 scholastic year due to rapidly increasing costs and enrollment on the decline.

Legendary Head Basketball Coach Bob Hurley told The Star-Ledger in 2012 that Anderson “is our heart and soul.”