HoopsHype Chris Andersen rumors


February 10, 2015 Updates

You see any similarities between you and Hassan Whiteside? Chris Andersen: “Absolutely not. He does everything 10 times better than I do it. With his length and his wingspan and jumping ability – s***, he’s doing everything with ease. It looks like a video game deal where you create your own guy and he gets in there and just does what he does. It’s fun to watch. You can imagine what his career’s gonna be like. I try to pass my experience on to him and give him a little insight of what I’ve learned over the years. In a way, he does what I do. But he’s got a soft hook. I ain’t got that. He has a nice jumper. I got that. His length with his arms is amazing.” Palm Beach Post

January 14, 2015 Updates

More than half his body's covered in tats ... which can cost a FORTUNE ... but NBA stud Chris Andersen tells TMZ Sports he hasn't paid a single cent for any of his artwork. So, how did Birdman get the low, low price of "on the house" when it comes to his ink? "I'm a walking billboard," Andersen says. TMZ.com

December 28, 2014 Updates

Q: All I know is that Hassan Whiteside has earned playing time and should be a Heat player long term? -- Alfredo. A: I don't know about "long term" because we haven't had enough of a sample size yet. But if he shows in coming weeks that he can rebound, block shots and, most importantly, defend, then I could envision the possibility of the Heat trading Chris Andersen (one of their few trade chips), perhaps as a means of getting back into the draft, and giving Whiteside additional time. I think it is already is apparent that Whiteside will make it through the Jan. 10 guarantee date. South Florida Sun-Sentinel

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Chris Dempsey: Btw, Chris Andersen (ankle) will miss the game against his old team. Since leaving, he's never been able to face the #Nuggets in Denver. Twitter @dempseypost

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Me: "Lighter. Erik said you were lighter than you were." Birdman: "Well, that's because I ain't been tanning." Me: "I can see that. As far as your basketball play at a lighter weight, do you feel more spring in your step? Do you feel more active, able to play longer, harder?" Birdman: "It's 'cause of the aerodynamics, man. I cut my beard off." Me: "That's it? OK." Birdman: "I'm still 245, man." Me: "Erik said you were lighter, though." Birdman: "I just look that. I'm leaner." Me: "Is it a body fat thing?" Birdman: "What? You calling me fat?" South Florida Sun-Sentinel

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Jason Lieser: Chris Andersen (36) believes he has at least 3 seasons left. Chris Andersen: “I was told a long time ago that even though I’m called Birdman, I can’t jump forever." Twitter @PBPjasonlieser

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