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Chris Andersen
6.6 5.3 0.3
Team: MiamiHeight: 6-10 Born: 7/7/1978
Position: F-CWeight: 245 Birthplace: Long Beach, California
College: Blinn (TX) JCDraft: Undrafted

Latest News
May 28 8:11 AM PT9:11 AM MT10:11 AM CT11:11 AM ET15:11 GMT23:11 8:11 AM MST10:11 AM EST19:11 UAE17:1111:11 ET10:11 AM CT14:11 - Andersen returned from a thigh injury in Friday's Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals against Indiana, scoring nine points and grabbing 10 rebounds in 13 minutes for Miami.
Analysis: Andersen was diagnosed with a bruised thigh following the Heat's Game 3 win over Indiana.
May 26 4:18 PM PT5:18 PM MT6:18 PM CT7:18 PM ET23:18 GMT7:18 4:18 PM MST6:18 PM EST3:18 UAE (+1)01:1819:18 ET6:18 PM CT22:18 - Andersen is inactive for Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals against Indiana with a bruised left thigh.
Analysis: The Heat say Andersen is day to day. Andersen has been dealing with an array of nagging aches and pains for some time, and the Heat made the announcement about 45 minutes before their game with the Pacers on Monday night.
Apr. 8 10:16 PM PT11:16 PM MT12:16 AM CT1:16 AM ET5:16 GMT13:16 10:16 PM MST12:16 AM EST9:16 UAE07:161:16 ET12:16 AM CT4:16 - Andersen is out with a bruised right knee.
Analysis: It's unclear when Andersen will be back, but he's considered day-to-day. The Heat are afforded the luxury of resting him for the playoffs.
Feb. 18 7:51 PM PT8:51 PM MT9:51 PM CT10:51 PM ET3:51 GMT11:51 8:51 PM MST10:51 PM EST7:51 UAE (+1)04:5122:51 ET9:51 PM CT2:51 - Andersen scored a season-high 18 points in Tuesday's win over Dallas.
Analysis: Andersen is averaging 6.8 points. The Heat are 6-0 when he scores more than 10.
Jan. 18 2:34 PM PT3:34 PM MT4:34 PM CT5:34 PM ET22:34 GMT6:34 3:34 PM MST5:34 PM EST2:34 UAE (+1)23:3417:34 ET4:34 PM CT20:34 - Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra says Dwyane Wade and Chris Andersen will not play against the Charlotte Bobcats.
Analysis: Spoelstra said Andersen had his most intense workout yet, but still isn't quite ready to return from a right knee contusion.
Jan. 8 10:17 PM PT11:17 PM MT12:17 AM CT1:17 AM ET6:17 GMT14:17 11:17 PM MST1:17 AM EST10:17 UAE07:171:17 ET12:17 AM CT4:17 - Chris Andersen was 7 for 7 from the field and scored 15 points as the Heat rallied to beat the Pelicans, 107-88.
Analysis: The performance marked the first time in eight games Anderson has scored in double-figures for Miami.
Dec. 27 5:00 PM PT6:00 PM MT7:00 PM CT8:00 PM ET1:00 GMT9:00 6:00 PM MST8:00 PM EST5:00 UAE (+1)02:0020:00 ET7:00 PM CT23:00 - Andersen returned Thursday after missing three games.
Analysis: Andersen has been coping with back and neck soreness. He hadn't played since Christmas Day.
Dec. 5 5:07 PM PT6:07 PM MT7:07 PM CT8:07 PM ET1:07 GMT9:07 6:07 PM MST8:07 PM EST5:07 UAE (+1)02:0720:07 ET7:07 PM CT23:07 - Andersen missed Thursday's game versus Chicago for personal reasons.
Analysis: He's expected to rejoin the team in Minnesota on Friday before Saturday's game against the Timberwolves.
July 10 11:31 AM PT12:31 PM MT1:31 PM CT2:31 PM ET18:31 GMT2:31 11:31 AM MST1:31 PM EST22:31 UAE20:3114:31 ET1:31 PM CT17:31 - Andersen has signed a $1.7 million, one-year deal to return to the NBA champion Miami Heat.
Analysis: Andersen averaged 4.9 points in 42 games last season off the Heat bench, then averaged 6.4 points in 20 playoff games. He shot 81 percent from the floor during the playoffs. The Heat were 54-8 in games in which Andersen appeared after he joined the team in late January as a free agent.
July 1 2:24 PM PT3:24 PM MT4:24 PM CT5:24 PM ET21:24 GMT5:24 2:24 PM MST4:24 PM EST1:24 UAE (+1)23:2417:24 ET4:24 PM CT20:24 - Miami is trying to hold onto Andersen, which would essentially keep together the entire core of the team that beat San Antonio in seven games to win the NBA championship.
Analysis: Andersen averaged 6.4 points and 3.8 rebounds in 20 playoff games.

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