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Heat's Udonis Haslem, 'Birdman' Andersen go 'gator hunting in Florida swamps

There's just something off about Heat lifer Udonis Haslem taking down and bagging a gator. But the former Florida standout proudly displayed the spoils of his hunt with teammate Chris Andersen on his Instagram account, and the results were mighty fine, indeed. (Note: people who love animals, no matter how scaly, reptilian and dinosaur-like, should look away now.)As Sports Illustrated...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat: How Will The 2015-16 Roster Look Next Season?

After concluding their 2014-15 season with both a losing record and a non-playoff appearance, one would expect the Miami Heat roster to look a lot different next season. We’re six months away from the beginning of the 2015-16 season, but it can’t come soon enough for Heat Nation. This past year was easily the most disappointing season for the franchise since the defending NBA...
Via Heat Nation
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris 'Birdman' Andersen gets new tattoo asking for war, not peace

Big-time congratulations go out to the tattoo artist who was able to find blank space with which to work on Miami Heat big man Chris Andersen. The man is a living canvas, and it's a pretty cool way to choose to use one's skin. And there's a new addition to the mosaic that is Birdman -- one that could let opposing NBA players know that if they venture into Birdman's territory, there...
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April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Andersen Got a Crazy Tattoo on His Head

A photo posted by @birdzilla.ro on Apr 19, 2015 at 12:25pm PDT Every few seasons Miami Heat forward Chris Andersen aka Birdman takes his tattoo game up a notch and that just happened again. With most of his torso already filled with ink. Birdman got a gnarly tattoo on the back of his head featuring some skulls, stars, cracks, plus the words “GIVE ME WAR” and “NIGHTMARE...
Via Hooped Up
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

5 Transactions The Miami Heat Have To Make In The Offseason

The Miami Heat culminated their regular season with a 37-45 overall record. Despite defeating the Philadelphia 76ers in their regular season finale, 105-101, the Heat fell just a game short of clinching a playoff berth for the seventh consecutive season. It is the first time the team will miss the postseason during Erik Spoelstra’s tenure as Heat head coach. The team struggled...
Via Heat Nation
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Heat News: Whiteside Projected as Starter vs. Hornets, Deng and Andersen Questionable

The Miami Heat just can’t get a break when it comes to injuries. Though Luol Deng played the entire loss versus the Indiana Pacers without much of a problem on Sunday night, it was reported after the game that Deng had reaggravated a left knee injury that he initially suffered over a week ago. The injury caused him to miss the Heat’s loss to the San Antonio Spurs on March 31...
Via Heat Nation
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Heat missing 3 key players against Celtics

BOSTON (AP) Dwyane Wade, Hassan Whiteside and Chris Andersen have been ruled out for the Miami Heat's game at Boston. Wade was sidelined Wednesday by a swollen left knee. Whiteside received 10 stitches on his right hand after he was cut in the second quarter of Tuesday night's 89-88 loss at Milwaukee, and Andersen was out with a bruised left calf. Wade is averaging a team-high 21...
Via AP on Fox
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Ranking the NBA’s best nicknames

6. Chris Andersen, Miami Heat: “Birdman”Superhero, rapper, Oscar winner… and Miami Heat role player. The frequently used “...
Via Athlon Sports
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Andersen soars over Chris Kaman for alley-oop dunk

It was the Dwyane Wade show in Miami against the Blazers on Wednesday night. But let’s not forget this little high-wire act by the Birdman, Chris Andersen. Chris Andersen jumps on another Chris (Kaman) for this alley-oop jam: The tattooed Andersen certainly dunked that with flying colors. Man, I’m so hilarious. *** Chris Andersen pic from Getty Images. Video from the NBA.
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March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

LeBron James takes Chris Andersen’s hit and still throws down jarring dunk

LeBron James (sans headband) has had enough of his former team, the Miami Heat, blowing out the Cleveland Cavaliers. He’s also had enough of Chris Andersen blocking his shot earlier in the game. So he took out all his frustrations on the Birdman: Even though he endured the hit, LeBron still managed to throw it down. LeBron James can be such an unstoppable force. *** LeBron James...
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March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

James Johnson does two-handed slam dunk on Chris Andersen

James Johnson is quite an athlete. So is Chris Andersen AKA Birdman. These two athletes met up in the air in the Raptors/Heat game. And James Johnson won: Maybe Birdman will get him later. But nice two-handed stuff by Johnson. *** James Johnson pic from Getty Images. Vine from Raptors Republic.
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March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Heat vs. Brooklyn Nets Game Recap: Wade’s World

(Miami, FL) – With the help of the Sacramento Kings’ 113-106 win over the Charlotte Hornets on Tuesday night, the Miami Heat (29-35) moved back into eighth place in the Eastern Conference with a 104-98 victory over the Brooklyn Nets (25-38) at American Airlines Arena. Dwayne Wade, who made history tonight by passing Dolph Schayes for 56th and Mark Aguirre for 55th on the NBA’s...
Via Heat Nation
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Wade helps Heat start fast, finish off season sweep of Nets

  Dwyane Wade scored 28 points and added nine assists, Chris Andersen tied a career high with 18 points and set a season high with 14 rebounds, and the Miami Heat finished off a season sweep of the Brooklyn Nets with a 104-98 victory Wednesday night. Goran Dragic added 17 points in his return to the Miami lineup. The Heat went 7-0 against New York's two teams this season - 4-0 against...
Via AP on Fox
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Heat start fast and finish off season sweep of Nets, 104-98

MIAMI (AP) Dwyane Wade scored 28 points and added nine assists, Chris Andersen tied a career high with 18 points and set a season high with 14 rebounds, and the Miami Heat finished off a season sweep of the Brooklyn Nets with a 104-98 victory Wednesday night. Goran Dragic added 17 points in his return to the Miami lineup. The Heat went 7-0 against New York's two teams this season...
Via AP on Fox
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Heat Rumors: Heat Interested in Center JaVale McGee

After acquring both Goran and Zoran Dragic from the Phoenix Suns, it looks like the Miami Heat front office isn’t done dealing just yet. According to Marc Stein of ESPN, the Heat have shown interest in acquiring 7’0″ JaVale McGee, who will clear waivers on Wednesday. Hearing Heat also have a level of interest in free agent-to-be JaVale McGee — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine...
Via Heat Nation
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

In matchup of reshuffled lineups, Heat come up short against steady Hawks

MIAMI -- Both the Miami Heat and the Atlanta Hawks featured new-look starting lineups in their clash Saturday at AmericanAirlines Arena. The Hawks did it by choice, preferring to rest several key players on the second night of a back-to-back. The Heat were forced to by necessity. With Chris Andersen out because of illness, head coach Erik Spoelstra put Udonis Haslem back to his more...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Bosh out for season with blood clots

Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports The Miami Heat announced Saturday that Chris Bosh will miss the remainder of the 2014-15 Season, while being treated for blood clots on his lung. “Bosh, who is receiving care under the guidance of team physicians at a Baptist Health System Hospital, is currently resting comfortably,” the Heat said in a statement. “Chris is OK and his prognosis...
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February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Bosh could miss season with blood clots on his lungs

Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports Miami Heat star forward Chris Bosh was admitted to a Miami-area hospital Thursday after meeting with a doctor and the fear is that Bosh could have blood clots on his lungs, reports the Miami Hearald. Bosh underwent initial tests that proved inconclusive. If there is a pulmonary embolus, or multiple clots, then Bosh would be out for the remainder...
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February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Heat without Luol Deng, Chris Andersen against visiting Bucks

MIAMI (AP) -- Luol Deng and Chris Andersen both were kept out of Miami's game against Milwaukee on Tuesday, prompting the Heat to use their 18th different starting lineup of the season. Deng has a calf injury. Andersen has elbow and back injuries. There is no timetable for either's return, though neither player is expected to miss significant time. Danny Granger took Deng's spot...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Deng (calf), Andersen (elbow and back) sidelined for Heat

MIAMI (AP) Luol Deng and Chris Andersen both were kept out of Miami's game against Milwaukee on Tuesday, prompting the Heat to use their 18th different starting lineup of the season. Deng has a calf injury. Andersen has elbow and back injuries. There is no timetable for either's return, though neither player is expected to miss significant time. Danny Granger took Deng's spot in...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant Puts Chris Andersen on Poster, Birdman Responds With Random Three-Pointer

  Kevin Durant had an off night against the Miami Heat on Tuesday, scoring 19 points on an inefficient 9-for-24 from the field. But since he’s KD, you don’t really worry it and instead fawn over his pretty baskets—like the two that came at the expense of poor Chris Andersen in the first quarter. But don’t feel sorry for the Birdman! He actually responded to getting his manhood...
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January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant goes by Chris Andersen and throws down nasty right-handed dunk

The Thunder are keeping it close with the Heat right now but it seems like they’re putting on the better show. Kevin Durant dusts Chris Andersen (the Birdman) and spikes it right after: If this were all about flash, the Thunder would definitely be ahead in points. *** Kevin Durant pic courtesy of Getty Images. Vine by Anthony Slater.
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January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Birdman Has the Tattoo Hook Up

Miami Heat big man Chris Andersen aka Birdman is famous for having maybe the most tattoos in the league. For your regular ink addict, this would cost a fortune. For the Birdman, not so much as he explained to TMZ Sports when they caught up with him on a night out in Miami. H/N TMZ The post Birdman Has the Tattoo Hook Up appeared first on Hooped Up.
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January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Heat News: Chris Andersen Aiming For Tuesday Return

The “Birdman” might be back in flight soon after all. Ira Winderman of The Sun Sentinel reports that Chris Andersen will likely make his return from a sprained ankle for Tuesday night’s game against the Brooklyn Nets. Andersen himself made it clear that his return was imminent before the Miami Heat’s victory over the Utah Jazz on Friday night: “That’s what the prognosis...
Via Heat Nation
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Heat vs. Utah Jazz Game Recap: Heat End Road Trip in Winning Fashion

(Salt Lake City, UT) — The Miami Heat squeaked out a victory on Friday Night at EnergySolutions Arena as they came away with a 100-95 victory against the Utah Jazz. The Jazz, who had recently come off a surprising victory over the San Antonio Spurs, were hoping to repeat their success against an ailing Heat team, who were without the services of Josh McRoberts, Chris Andersen,...
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December 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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