MIAMI -- Chris Andersen felt good when he won a championship last June with the Miami Heat. But he could have been better.
"He said he wanted his name back. I said, 'We're working on it,' " Andersens lawyer and agent, Mark Bryant, said in an interview with FOX Sports Florida. "I told him your name is more important than a championship."
The "Birdman" got his name back Wednesday when prosecutors in Colorado cleared him of any wrongdoing after Andersen had been under investigation since May 2012 in a case that resulted in a raid of his Denver-area home. It has been determined the center was the victim of a wide-ranging Internet hoax concocted by a woman in Canada who has been arrested.
The woman in Canada, who also is alleged to have duped others, is believed to have made it appear Andersen was communicating with a woman in California who was underage. That's why Andersen's home was raided by a unit that deals with child pornography cases.
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