(Eds: With AP Photos.) By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer When Chris Andersen does something particularly impressive for the Miami Heat, a heavy metal guitar riff blares through their arena. Some children have shown up for games with replicas of his tattoos drawn upon their bodies. Others have gotten their hair gelled and shaped to match his Mohawk `do.
His style is unmistakable.
His numbers are pretty eye-catching as well.
With a career that once looked like it would be inevitably cut short by his own mistakes, and in a season that started with him out of the NBA completely, Andersen has emerged into a huge piece of what the Miami Heat hope is a second straight championship puzzle. He's shooting an absurd 83 percent from the floor in these playoffs, including a 7-for-7 effort in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals against Indiana, a series that resumes in Miami on Friday night.
''He's perfect,'' Heat guard Dwyane Wade said.
He was in the opener of...