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Position
F
 
Jersey
11
Name  Chris Andersen
Born  7/7/1978
Height  6-10
Weight  245
College  Blinn JC (TX)
3/30/2015 10:08:00 AM
Description: Heat center Chris Andersen is questionable for Tuesday's game against San Antonio due to a sore left calf and shoulder.
Insight: Miami doesn't have very much depth with Hassan Whiteside and Michael Beasley also hurting which could leave the big man role to Udonis Haslem.
 
3/27/2015 11:08:00 AM
Description: Heat center Chris Andersen is questionable for Friday's game against Atlanta due to a sore left calf.
Insight: Miami doesn't have very much depth with Hassan Whiteside also hurting which could leave the big man role to Udonis Haslem.
 
2/28/2015 7:04:00 PM
Description: Heat center Chris Andersen is sick and will not play versus the Hawks on Saturday.
Insight: Miami doesn't have very much depth at the power forward and center positions. Expect Hassan Whiteside to get a lot of minutes.
 
1/30/2015 6:47:00 PM
Description: Heat center Chris Andersen will play versus the Mavericks on Friday.
Insight: Andersen will see about 20 minutes, so he still isn't fantasy relevant, and he shouldn't affect Hassan Whiteside's production.
 
1/27/2015 1:38:00 PM
Description: Heat center Chris Andersen is questionable for Tuesday's game against Milwaukee while dealing with a sore calf.
Insight: He's averaging just 5.1 ppg, 5.1 rpg so has little fantasy value, particular with how well Hassan Whiteside has been playing in the post.
 
1/4/2015 10:31:00 AM
Description: Heat center Chris Andersen is questionable for Sunday's game against Brooklyn while dealing with a continuing ankle injury.
Insight: He's dealing with a sprained right ankle and had to retape it Saturday and may not be ready to go Sunday. he's averaging just 4.9 ppg, 4.5 rpg so has little fantasy value.
 
11/28/2014 1:12:00 PM
Description: Heat center Chris Andersen's "out-for-a-while" has a timetable - 2-3 weeks.
Insight: He's dealing with a sprained right ankle. With a 2.2 ppg, 2.9 rpg average he isn't fantasy worthy, even when healthy.
 
11/25/2014 12:12:00 PM
Description: Heat center Chris Andersen is out for Tuesday's game against Golden State due to a sprained right ankle.
Insight: In fact, coach Erik Spoelstra said he would be "out for a while." With a 2.2 ppg, 2.9 rpg average he isn't fantasy worthy.
 
11/4/2014 11:32:00 AM
Description: Heat center Chris Andersen is questionable for Tuesday's game against Houston due to bruised ribs.
Insight: At 35-years-old, Andersens numbers are down and at this level (3.5 ppg, 4.5 rpg, 1.0 spg) he's not worthy of a spot on fantasy rosters.
 
10/27/2014 5:15:00 PM
Description: Heat center Chris Andersen is still relevant in deep fantasy leagues.
Insight: Even at 35-years-old, Andersen posted career numbers last season in points, rebounds, blocks and field goal percentage. Andersen is worth drafting in deep leagues even though he is 36.
 
6/16/2014 9:40:00 PM
Description: Heat center Chris Andersen has decided to opt out of his contract. SOURCE: Yahoo Sports
Insight: Andersen had one year remaining but now he'll become a free agent. Birdman contributed 6.6 ppg this season, his highest average since 2005. Despite opting out, we'd expect him back with the Heat next year on a new deal.
 
5/30/2014 8:14:00 PM
Description: Miami center Chris Andersen (thigh) is active for Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Friday night, according to Ira Winderman of the Sun Sentinel.
Insight: It's unclear how much he'll play after he missed Games 4 and 5 and the shootaround Friday morning. Rashard Lewis played 31 minutes and had 18 points with six threes in Game 5 and will start again.
 
5/30/2014 3:22:00 PM
Description: Miami center Chris Andersen didn't play Wednesday in Game 5 versus Indiana and missed Friday morning shootaround so he must be categorized as doubtful for Game 6 against the Pacers.
Insight: He's been dealing with a thigh injury. Rashard Lewis had 18 points Wednesday night and should expect to see another heavy workload if Birdman sits out.
 
5/28/2014 8:42:00 PM
Description: The Birdman will not take flight. Miami center Chris Andersen won't play Wednesday in Game 5 versus Indiana. SOURCE: Barry Jackson, Miami Herald
Insight: This will be the second game he's missed with a thigh injury. Rashard Lewis, who is still scoreless for the series, should see a heavy workload in Birdman's absence.
 
5/28/2014 2:18:00 PM
Description: Heat center Chris Andersen missed Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals due to a thigh contusion and he'll be a game-time decision for Game 5 after sitting out Wednesday's shootaround., according to Ira Winderman of the Sun Sentinel.
Insight: Andersen suffered the injury in Game 3 when he collided with teammate Dwyane Wade. He's played 23.7 minutes per game in the series and averaged 6.7 points, 7.7 rebounds and 1.0 blocks.
 
5/26/2014 8:02:00 PM
Description: Heat center Chris Andersen will miss Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals due to a thigh contusion, according to Ira Winderman of the Sun Sentinel.
Insight: Andersen suffered the injury in Game 3. He's played 23.7 minutes per game in the series and averaged 6.7 points, 7.7 rebounds and 1.0 blocks. Rashard Lewis and Udonis Haslem will have to pick up the slack.
 
5/6/2014 10:44:00 PM
Description: Heat center Chris Andersen left Tuesday's game with a right knee contusion.
Insight: Andersen's X-rays came back negative. "He hit the floor three-to-four times," coach Erik Spoelstra said. "He's in a bath of ice now, we'll see how he responds over the next couple of days."
 
4/16/2014 6:32:00 PM
Description: Miami F/C Chris Andersen won't be in action Wednesday against Philadelphia. SOURCE: Keith Pompey, Philly Inquirer
Insight: Birdman is getting some much needed rest before the playoffs. His absence will open up minutes for Rashard Lewis (4.5 ppg) and Udonis Haslem (3.7 ppg) at power forward.
 
4/11/2014 7:24:00 PM
Description: The Heat will have PF/C Chris Andersen (back, knee) available for Friday's game, according to Ira Winderman of the Sun Sentinel.
Insight: Andersen missed two of the last three games with back and knee issues. He'll provide energy for Miami but isn't much of a fantasy option.
 
4/11/2014 5:49:00 PM
Description: Miami PF/C Chris Andersen (back, knee) will be a game-time decision Friday, according to Shandel Richardson of the Sun Sentinel.
Insight: Andersen missed two of the last three games with back and knee issues.