Originally written on Fox Sports Florida  |  Last updated 1/9/13

Denver Nuggets head coach George Karl reacts against the New Orleans Hornets during game five of their first round series at the Pepsi Center in Denver on April 29, 2009. Denver defeats New Orleans 107-86 to take the series 4-1. (UPI Photo/Gary C. Caskey) Photo via Newscom Photo via Newscom
DENVER -- If center Chris Andersen is looking for a letter of recommendation for the Miami Heat, he's got one from George Karl. The Denver coach, who had Andersen with the Nuggets from 2008-12 until he was an amnesty victim last summer, believes it would be a good move for Miami to sign Andersen. The Heat, desperate for rebounding help, worked Andersen out earlier this week. "Oh, yeah, he has enough," Karl said in an interview Wednesday with FOX Sports Florida when asked if Andersen, who got the nickname "Birdman" for his high-flying antics, still has much athleticism left at 34. "He's not as spectacular as he once was. But I think there's plenty there. I think if they're looking for a 15- to 25-minute player, then they would have no problem." The Heat cleared two roster spots in the past week by waiving Terrel Harris and Josh Harrellson, who both had non-guaranteed contracts. They signed a 14th player Wednesday in power forward Jarvis Varnado, who got a 10-day contract, leaving ...
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