CHRIS ANDERSEN NEWS

Chris Andersen says he stayed with Miami Heat because of loyalty

With LeBron James heading back to Ohio, the Miami Heat will have a different make-up for their team in the upcoming 2014-15 NBA season. One of the players returning from last year’s squad is back-up center Chris “Birdman” Andersen and when recently asked by Ira Winderman of the Sun-Sentinel about why he chose to return to Miami, he provided this response: “It was definitely...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Heat trying to add shooting guard, another big but for veteran minimum

Right now, the Heat have the older, coming-off-injury Danny Granger backing up the older, his knees still bother him Dwyane Wade at the two guard spot (after that comes Reggie Williams I guess). Right now the big man rotation for the Heat is likely Josh McRoberts and Chris Bosh starting with Udonis Haslem and Chris Andersen coming off the bench. Understandably, Miami might want...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat: Chris Andersen Resigning Grade

Miami Heat: Chris Andersen Resigning Grade By Tashan Reed: Staff Writer @ Hoopstuff… Contract: 2 seasons, 10 million dollars The Heat will be bringing Chris “Birdman” Andersen back on a 2 year deal worth $10 million total. Andersen was a mid-season addition during Miami’s last championship winning season, and proved to be an important piece to their team later on in the...
Via HoopStuff
July 20, 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

Heat Agree To Multi-Year Deal With Birdman Andersen

The Miami Heat have re-signed one of their own, and possibly prevented him from joining LeBron James in Cleveland.  Chris Birdman Andersen has a new multi-year deal with Miami. Chris Andersen — the Birdman — reaches agreement on a multi-year deal to return to the Miami Heat, league source tells Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 14, 2014 The New York Knicks...
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July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat Agree To Multi-Year Deal With Birdman Andersen

The Miami Heat have re-signed one of their own, and possibly prevented him from joining LeBron James in Cleveland.  Chris Birdman Andersen has a new multi-year deal with Miami. Chris Andersen — the Birdman — reaches agreement on a multi-year deal to return to the Miami Heat, league source tells Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 14, 2014 The New York Knicks...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Andersen Re-Signs With Heat

Chris Andersen has reached a multi-year deal with the Miami Heat, according to Adrian Wojnarowski via Twitter. Andersen, who was also being pursued by the Houston Rockets, averaged 6.6 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.3 blocks per game last season. The Heat also re-signed Mario Chalmers today. Additionally, Pat Riley and... The post Chris Andersen Re-Signs With Heat appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
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July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Andersen Agrees To Re-Sign With Heat After Late Push From Knicks

Chris Andersen has agreed to re-sign with the Miami Heat on a multiyear deal. The New York Knicks made a late push to sign Andersen, but he decided to remain with the club that helped him salvage his career. Andersen played in nearly 20 minutes per game last season for the Heat.
Via RealGM
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat, Cavaliers, Mavericks, Rockets Pursuing Chris Andersen

Along with the Miami Heat, Chris Andersen is being pursued by the Dallas Mavericks, Houston Rockets and Cleveland Cavaliers, tweets Jared Zwerling of Bleacher Report. It is necessary to note that Bird was raised in Texas. Andersen averaged 6.6 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.3 blocks per game last season. He can... The post Heat, Cavaliers, Mavericks, Rockets Pursuing Chris Andersen...
Via Hoops-Nation
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavaliers Pursuing Chris Andersen

The Cleveland Cavaliers are in talks with free agent Chris Andersen, according to Sam Amico of FOX Sports. The Heat are also looking to re-sign their 36-year-old veteran. He averaged 6.6 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.3 blocks in 19.4 minutes per game last season. Andersen shot a career-best 64.4% from the... The post Cavaliers Pursuing Chris Andersen appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
Via Hoops-Nation
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Andersen, Ray Allen, Mike Miller could join LeBron in Cleveland

LeBron James may be changing scenery for the next several years, but that doesn’t mean he can’t bring the best of Miami with him. Prior to his announcement that he would be leaving Miami for Cleveland, reports said LeBron was trying to arrange things so Mike Miller and Ray Allen would be able to join […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Luol Deng likely headed to the Miami Heat?

The Miami Heat have wanted to sign Luol Deng all offseason, but their chances at landing him became legitimate when LeBron James decided to sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers. According to a report from Ken Berger of CBS, there are other teams that are interested in signing Deng but his current destinations as of today appear to be Miami ahead of everyone by a long shot. It isn...
Via Sports-Glory
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Heat aggressively pursuing Spencer Hawes

The Miami Heat are looking to make a splash on the free agent market, and they might very well be looking at one name in particular at this point in time. According to a report from Ken Berger of CBSSports.com, the Heat are pursuing free agent big man Spencer Hawes. This would be a huge move for Miami, as one of the main issues for them over the past few seasons was the lack of a...
Via Sports-Glory
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Kawhi Leonard Lands Cover Of Sports Illustrated (Photo)

Coming off his first NBA title and being named NBA Finals MVP, Kawhi Leonard got another blessing with this awesome Sports Illustrated cover. SI smartly used this dunk attempt over Chris Andersen that would have shut social media down had Leonard been able to pull off the play. After pouring in 29 points in Game 3 and 20 points in Game 4, Leonard would finish with a team-high 22...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Andersen to opt out of deal with Heat

The Miami Heat are fresh off of their NBA Finals loss to the San Antonio Spurs, and their roster is already facing a major shakeup. Ray Allen is considering retirement, and today news broke that center Chris Andersen will opt of his deal to become an unrestricted free agent. According to Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports, Andersen is expected to be looking for a better deal than what...
Via Sports-Glory
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Heat's Chris Andersen will opt out, become free agent

Miami Heat big man Chris Andersen will decline his $1.45 million player option for next season and become a free agent, according to Yahoo Sports' Marc Spears. Miami's supporting cast could look quite different in a few months. Guard Ray Allen said he still loves playing, but is considering retirement after 18 seasons. Forward Shane Battier is retiring after 13 seasons....
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Chris Andersen Will Opt Out of Contract With Miami Heat

The Miami Heat were just demolished in the 2014 NBA Finals, and now their current roster is slowly falling apart. Shane Battier officially announced his retirement, Ray Allen is considering retirement, and now Chris “Birdman” Andersen is opting out of his contract with the Miami Heat. According to Marc J. Spears of Yahoo Sports, “Forward-center Chris Andersen will opt-out...
Via The League News
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Andersen Will Opt-Out, Become Free Agent

Chris Andersen will opt-out of his contract and test the free agency market, according to Marc Spears of Yahoo! Sports. Andersen will decline his $1.45 million player option. This comes as no surprise, since the Miami Heat got a steal when signing Andersen to such a small deal. Andersen averaged 6.6... The post Chris Andersen Will Opt-Out, Become Free Agent appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Birdman Andersen To Opt-Out & Become Free Agent

At this point, it would be wise for the veteran players on the Heat to at least explore what is available to them in Free Agency. For someone like Birdman who is 35-years-old, he might have only one more decent deal left in his career, so makes sense for him to opt-out. According to Yahoo Sports’ Marc J. Spears, “Forward-center Chris Andersen will opt-out of his contract...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Kawhi Leonard dunks on Chris Andersen during 2014 NBA Finals game 3

As the San Antonio Spurs put together one of the more dominant performances in an NBA Finals game, Kawhi Leonard had his best NBA Finals performance. After scoring less than twenty points in the first two games, Kawhi exploded for over twenty and provided his highlight of the night with a poster dunk on Chris “Birdman” Andersen: That’s a Kawhi Stuff for the century! *** Kawhi...
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June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Little Birdman fan Gianni Zandri is next level with his tattoo detail

Little Birdman fan boy Gianni Zandri is so detailed in his resemblance to the real Birdman — Miami Heat forward Chris Andersen — that it’s really incredible. Little Birdman has received attention going back to last year when he showed up to Heat games sporting a mohawk. At the time he resembled Birdman, but he […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

How Chris ‘Birdman’ Andersen Almost Went To Prison For A Crime He Didn’t Commit

Look past the tattoos, the often sported mow-hawk and lots of bad life decisions and you have Chris Andersen, a very talented center who works in the NBA. Chris ‘Birdman’ Andersen, who currently plays for the Miami Heat has had a hell of a ride . No, I’m not talking about his not making it […] The post How Chris ‘Birdman’ Andersen Almost Went To Prison For A Crime He...
Via Champs Nation
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

How Chris ‘Birdman’ Anderson Almost Went To Prison For A Crime He Didn’t Commit

Look past the tattoos, the often sported mow-hawk and lots of bad life decisions and you have Chris Anderson, a very talented center who works in the NBA. Chris ‘Birdman’ Anderson, who currently plays for the Miami Heat has had a hell of a ride .  No, I’m not talking about his not making it to […] The post How Chris ‘Birdman’ Anderson Almost Went To Prison For A Crime...
Via Champs Nation
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat's Chris Andersen a game-time decision for Friday

The Miami Heat lead the best-of-seven Eastern Conference Finals against the Indiana Pacers, three games to two. Tonight the Heat look to advance to the finals for the fourth consecutive season. Power forward Chris Andersen, who has missed the past two games has improved and is a game-time decision for Game 6 tonight in Miami. Tonight the Heat look to advance to the finals for...
Via NBA Injury News
May 30, 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
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