Chris Andersen

MIAMI, FL - DECEMBER 03: Chris Andersen #11 of the Miami Heat looks on during a game against the Detroit Pistons at American Airlines Arena on December 3, 2013 in Miami, Florida.

Top 5 Worst Athlete Tattoos

Tattoos are permanent. So too are tattoo mistakes, as these athletes have learned.


Chris Andersen of the Denver Nuggets plays against the Cleveland Cavaliers on March 7, 2012, at the Pepsi Center in Denver. (credit: Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat’s Chris Andersen Cleared Of Wrongdoing

Miami Heat forward Chris Andersen was the victim of a wide-ranging Internet hoax that resulted in a raid of his Denver-area home last year, his lawyer said Wednesday, and prosecutors confirmed Andersen was cleared of wrongdoing in the “extremely complex” case.


Chris Anderson (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Miami Heat Sign Former Nugget Chris Andersen To 10-Day Contract

Chris Andersen wore a stars-and-stripes headband Sunday morning, showed off the colorful array of tattoos that stretch from his neck to his ankles and virtually all spots in between, and spoke about himself in the third person.


Chris Andersen of the Denver Nuggets plays against the Cleveland Cavaliers on March 7, 2012, at the Pepsi Center in Denver. (credit: Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nuggets Cut ‘Birdman’ Chris Andersen

The Denver Nuggets have cut one of their most recognizable players.


Chris Andersen of the Denver Nuggets looks on from the bench against the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 2 of the Western Conference Quarrterfinals during the 2012 NBA Playoffs at Staples Center on May 1, 2012 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Deputies Search Home Of Chris ‘Birdman’ Andersen

Investigators in Douglas County are investigating Denver Nuggets player Chris “Birdman” Andersen.


Ty Lawson of the Denver Nuggets drives to the basket against Tiago Splitter of the San Antonio Spurs on March 4, 2012, in San Antonio, Texas. (Photos by D. Clarke Evans/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lawson Leads Shorthanded Nuggets Over Spurs

Ty Lawson had 22 points and 11 assists and sank the game-sealing jumper with 11.9 seconds left, and the injury-laden Denver Nuggets overshadowed the return of Manu Ginobili to beat the San Antonio Spurs 99-94 on Sunday night.


DENVER, CO - FEBRUARY 14: Arron Afflalo #6 of the Denver Nuggets takes a shot over Jared Dudley #3 of the Phoenix Suns at the Pepsi Center on February 14, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Nuggets defeated the Suns 109-92. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Afflalo Has 20 Points, Leads Nuggets Past Suns

Arron Afflalo scored 20 points, Ty Lawson had 17 and the Denver Nuggets broke open a close game in the third quarter to beat the short-handed Phoenix Suns 109-92 on Tuesday night.


Chris Andersen of the Denver Nuggets dunks the ball against Nick Young of the Washington Wizards on March 25, 2011 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nuggets Roll To 9th Straight Home Win

Chris Andersen grabbed 11 rebounds and was one of four Denver players to score 17 points as the Nuggets beat the Washington Wizards 114-94 on Friday night.


Nene #31 of the Denver Nuggets goes up for shot over Al Jefferson #25 of the Utah Jazz at EnergySolutions Arena on March 3, 2011 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images)

Afflalo’s Late 3 Helps Nuggets Hold Off Jazz

Arron Afflalo shook off a sore ankle to score 19 points, including a 3-pointer with 11.4 seconds to play, and the Denver Nuggets held off the Utah Jazz 103-101 Thursday night.


Carmelo Anthony of the Denver Nuggets shoots the ball over Reggie Williams #55 of the Golden State Warriors on Nov. 22, 2010 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. (credit: Rocky Widner/NBAE/Getty Images)

Carmelo Shines As Nuggets Overpower Warriors

Carmelo Anthony didn’t need much prodding to keep attacking the basket. The repeated fouls Denver’s leading scorer kept drawing were all the encouragement necessary.