Miami Heat sign Chris “Birdman” Andersen

March 23, 2012; Salt Lake City, UT, USA; Denver Nuggets center Chris Andersen (11) reacts in the fourth quarter against the Utah Jazz at Energy Solutions Arena. The Jazz defeated the Nuggets 121-102. Mandatory Credit: Russ Isabella-USA TODAY Sports

This morning Miami Heat owner Micky Arison announced that the team has signed former Denver Nugget Chris Andersen to a 10-day contract.

Andersen worked out with the Heat earlier this season, and with the lingering rebounding issues the Heat have decided to give “Birdman” a chance.

According to Heat reporter, Ira Winderman, Andersen is excited about another shot at NBA basketball:

  “It’s a great fit for me,” Andersen said of being called in to provide rebounding and defense. “It’s what I do.

“It’s been nine months since I’ve been on the floor,” he said. “I’m just overwhelmed to be here. They’re taking a chance with me and I’m here to give them everything I’ve got.” – Chris Andersen

We will have to wait and see if Andersen can crack the rotation, as well as help the team resolve the rebounding problem.

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Topics: Chris Andersen, Miami Heat

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