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Los That Sports Blog:
Chris Anderson didn’t head over to China with what seems like half of the Denver Nuggets squad to hoop it up this season. While other NBA players have been making appearances on Law & Order, Family Feud, and Sesame Street Birdman has been keeping a pretty low profile. He’s been working on his game a bit [...]
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EVERYONE STOP WHAT YOU ARE DOING RIGHT NOW AND READ THIS EXCHANGE FROM A SLAM MAGAZINE INTERVIEW WITH CHRIS “BIRDMAN” ANDERSEN:
SLAM: A lot of NBA guys have been playing in streetball games this summer. Not you. Why? What have you been up to instead?
CHRIS ANDERSEN: I’m actually from the woods down in Texas. I’ve been training and whatnot about basketball, but also I’m...
I decided to put together my all-time Denver Nuggets dream team. I picked the best Nuggets based on their top three complete seasons with the team (very similar to what James did for the top 25 players in their prime) and chose the best available player at each position. Enjoy!
Starting PG – Fat Lever
Best Seasons – 1987, 1988 and 1990
Playing Time – 8982 Minutes
Over the past decade, Chris "Birdman" Andersen has been one of the more complicated figures in the NBA. After dealing with serious drug problems, the athletic big man has turned his life around without losing his borderline-crazy personality. He's a lot of fun to watch.
He also has the sorts of life goals we don't normally associate with NBA players. At a launch...
Nuggets shot blocking machine Chris Andersen is not your typical NBA player — in a league with inked-up players, the Birdman’s tattoos turn your head. And blind you. So we should have guessed that when SLAM magazine asked him what he was up to this summer (at a Converse event), the response was going to…