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Chris Andersen
Andersen with the Nuggets in 2009
Center / Power forward
Personal information
Born July 7, 1978 (1978-07-07) (age 43)
Long Beach, California, United States
Nationality American
High school Iola (Iola, Texas)
Listed height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight 245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
College Blinn (1997–1999)
NBA Draft 1999 / Undrafted
Pro career 1999–2017
Career history
1999–2000 Jiangsu Nangang
2000 New Mexico Slam
2000–2001 Fargo-Moorhead Beez
2001 Sugarland Sharks
2001 Fayetteville Patriots
2001–2004 Denver Nuggets
2004–2006, 2008 New Orleans Hornets
2008–2012 Denver Nuggets
2013–2016 Miami Heat
2016 Memphis Grizzlies
2016–2017 Cleveland Cavaliers
Career highlights and awards
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Chris "Birdman" Andersen (born July 7, 1978 in Long Beach, California) is an American basketball player who plays the positions of center and power forward. He currently plays for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was nicknamed "Birdman" by Junior Harrington, a former NBA player, for having wing tattoos on his inner biceps.

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