AUBURN HILLS, Mich. —
Anderson left The Palace of Auburn Hills following shootaround today wearing a walking boot to protect his sprained right ankle.
"I feel good, I feel better," Anderson said. "It's still swollen and there's still bruising and discoloration. But it's getting better. It's feeling better each day. It still looks like a softball."
Anderson suffered the injury late in the Magic's loss to the Denver Nuggets on Sunday night.
In Dec. 2010, he missed nine games because of a sprain in the middle of his right foot. In Nov. 2009, he missed four games because of a right-
"It was a pretty good sprain, but it's in a good place," Anderson said. "So it's not one that's going to linger on like my previous ankle injuries."
• Tonight's referees will be James Capers, Eric Dalen and Sean Wright.