VIDEO: Ryan Anderson leaves court on stretcher after collision

In a pretty scary and weird scene during Friday night's game between the Boston Celtics and the New Orleans Pelicans, Ryan Anderson needed to leave the floor with a neck brace and on a stretcher after a collision with Gerald Wallace in the fourth quarter. While going for an inbound steal with around 11:02 left in the fourth quarter, Wallace accidentally crashed into the left side of Anderson's back.

Anderson was on the floor for several minutes before he was carted off on a stretcher. It looked like he had trouble moving his right leg for some time before eventually being able to move all of his extremities. He gave a wave to the crowd as they applauded him when he was being taken off the court. He was taken to a local hospital and has been diagnosed with a cervical stinger.

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Zach Harper likes basketball. Some would even say he loves it. He's also an enthusiast for everything Ricky Davis, Rasheed Wallace, Nic Cage, and has seen the movie Gigli almost three times. He's been... Full Bio

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