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Chris Andersen going by new nickname in Memphis

Is Birdman no more? Well, at least the nickname might be. Grizzlies big man Chris Andersen, who was acquired by the team at the 2016 trade deadline, is apparently going by a new nickname in Memphis. Having been known under the “Birdman” moniker for virtually his entire NBA career, Andersen appears to have embraced a more fitting title for the times: Grizzilla. Bob Adlhoch of...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Miami Heat News: Chris Andersen (Knee) to Miss Sunday’s Game vs. Thunder

Miami Heat fans won’t have the opportunity to see “Birdman” take flight anytime soon. The Heat announced that Chris Andersen would miss the remainder of the team’s road trip prior to their game on Friday night versus the Denver Nuggets. Andersen suffered a left knee injury while playing just two minutes and 39 seconds of the team’s loss to the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday...
Via Heat Nation
January 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Woman who catfished Chris 'Birdman' Andersen sentenced to 18 months in jail

The woman who catfished Chris “Birdman” Andersen and tried to extort him was sentenced recently to 18 months in jail in Canada. The Denver Post this week published a story about the matter, as the woman who perpetrated the crimes is also awaiting extradition and charges in Colorado. Shelly Chartier, 33, was found guilty in Canada of orchestrating an elaborate scheme that resulted...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Ira Winderman: ‘Chris Andersen Least Likely to Return’

The Miami Heat clearly need to trim their roster before the regular season starts, and it would appear there’s one player who is most likely to be traded. According to Ira Winderman of The Sun Sentinel, Chris Andersen is the least likely player involved in trade rumors to actually return to the Heat next season. Winderman stated the following in regards to “Birdman” remaining...
Via Heat Nation
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Heat News: Chris Andersen Out 2-3 Weeks

The Miami Heat’s injury list just keeps piling up. You can now add Chris Andersen to that report—again. Ira Winderman of The Sun Sentinel reports that Andersen himself stated that he’ll be out two-to-three weeks due to a high ankle sprain he suffered versus the Charlotte Hornets last Sunday. The injury forced Andersen to miss the Heat’s loss to the Golden State Warriors...
Via Heat Nation
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Heat News: Chris Andersen Agrees to Multi-year Deal

The dominos are beginning to fall into place. With the third free agency signing of the day, after Mario Chalmers and Luol Deng, fan favorite Chris “Birdman” Andersen has agreed to a multi-year deal with the Miami Heat, a source told Yahoo! Sports on Sunday. Andersen has been a huge part of Miami’s recent playoff runs and his energy and fortitude go unmatched. He shot 64 percent...
Via Heat Nation
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Andersen ignored investigators during '13 playoffs

If you remember one thing that stood out during the Miami Heat’s championship run last season, it was the play of Chris “Birdman” Andersen. He gave the Heat a defensive presence down in the paint which ultimately helped the Heat win another championship. Eventhough Anderson was doing good on the court, off the court was the complete opposite. Anderson was under investigation...
Via No Guts, No Glory
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

'Birdman' helps Miami Heat soar to top record in East

MIAMI -- Chris Andersen certainly stands out as a unique Bird when stepping on the court with a Mohawk and a body decorated with colorful tattoos. Focused and intense during play, Andersen often looks like a kid having fun by smiling or exchanging a slap with a teammate after the whistle blows. Occasionally, the Birdman really gets the Heat crowd going by flapping his arms as if...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Hobo interviewed on Heat postgame show … wait, that’s Chris ‘Birdman’ Andersen (video)

) The Miami Heat snapped its three-game losing streak on Monday after beating the Washington Wizards by the score of 99-90. Chris “Birdman” Andersen scored 9 points and pulled down 3 rebounds in the win. And while his on-court contributions aren’t dazzling in the box score, his antics during an interview on Sun Sports’ postgame […]The post Heat interview hobo on postgame...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Andersen videobombs Miami Heat beat writer (Video)

Miami Heat forward Chris "Birdman" Andersen decided to partake in the videobombing antics of his teammates by dropping one of his own during warmups prior to a recent home game at AmericanAirlines Arena.Andersen dropped his videobomb on Heat beat writer Ethan Skolnick as he was conducting a live segment.  Birdman chose to go with the intense stare, rather than making a goofy or...
Via Holdout Sports
December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

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