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Chris Andersen

36-Year-Old    C    Miami Heat

2013-14 NBA Stats

PTS

6.6

REB

5.3

AST

0.3

STL

0.4

BLK

1.3

2014-15 NBA Projections

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2014-15 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

Andersen is entering his thirteenth season in the NBA. After playing in 72 games for the Heat last season, he decided to stay with the team under a new multi-year deal. In 19 minutes per game last season, he averaged 6.6 points, 5.3 rebounds, 0.3 assists, 0.4 steals, and 1.3...

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STATUS:  Game-Time Decision    INJURY:  Calf    EST. RETURN:  10/5/2014
HT: 6' 10"   WT: 220 lbs   DOB: 7/7/1978  College: Blinn (Tex.) JC
DRAFTED: 0th Rd, #0 Overall in 1999   Show ContractHide Contract

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Chris Andersen Contract Information:

Signed a one-year, $1.68 million deal with the Heat in July of 2013.

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Andersen did not participate in Wednesday's team scrimmage due to a sore calf, Joe Goodman of the Miami Herald reports.

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Chris Andersen NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2004-05 25 67 21.3 7.7 6.1 1.1 0.2 1.5 0.0 53.4 68.9 1.0 2.0 4.1 0.0 0.0 2.9 5.3 2.0 2.8
2005-06 26 32 17.8 5.0 4.8 0.2 0.3 1.3 0.0 57.1 47.6 0.8 1.9 2.9 0.0 0.0 1.8 3.1 1.5 3.2
2007-08 28 5 6.8 1.2 1.8 0.0 0.0 0.8 0.0 28.6 50.0 0.2 0.4 1.4 0.0 0.0 0.4 1.4 0.4 0.8
2008-09 29 71 20.6 6.4 6.2 0.4 0.6 2.5 0.0 54.8 71.8 1.0 2.3 3.9 0.1 20.0 2.3 4.1 1.8 2.5
2009-10 30 76 22.3 5.9 6.4 0.4 0.6 1.9 0.0 56.6 69.5 0.8 1.9 4.4 0.0 0.0 1.9 3.3 2.2 3.1
2010-11 31 DEN 45 16.3 5.6 4.9 0.4 0.5 1.3 0.0 59.9 63.7 0.6 1.7 3.2 0.0 0.0 1.8 3.0 1.9 3.0
2011-12 32 DEN 32 15.2 5.3 4.6 0.2 0.6 1.4 0.0 54.6 61.0 0.5 1.5 3.1 0.0 0.0 1.8 3.4 1.6 2.6
2012-13 33 MIA 42 14.9 4.9 4.1 0.4 0.4 1.0 0.0 57.7 67.7 0.6 1.4 2.7 0.1 66.7 1.7 2.9 1.5 2.2
2013-14 34 MIA 72 19.4 6.6 5.3 0.3 0.4 1.3 0.0 64.4 71.0 0.7 1.8 3.5 0.2 25.0 2.5 3.8 1.7 2.3
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Chris Andersen – Playing Time & Selected Stats

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True Shooting Percentage

68.3%

True Shooting % in 2013-14

In 2013-14, Chris Andersen had a true shooting percentage of 68.3%.

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Chris Andersen NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2004-05 25 67 36.0 12.9 10.3 1.8 0.4 2.5 0.0 53.4 68.9 1.6 3.4 6.9 0.1 0.0 4.8 9.0 3.3 4.8
2005-06 26 32 36.0 10.2 9.8 0.4 0.5 2.6 0.0 57.1 47.6 1.6 3.9 5.9 0.0 0.0 3.5 6.2 3.1 6.5
2007-08 28 5 36.0 6.4 9.5 0.0 0.0 4.2 0.0 28.6 50.0 1.1 2.1 7.4 0.0 0.0 2.1 7.4 2.1 4.2
2008-09 29 71 36.0 11.1 10.9 0.8 1.0 4.3 0.0 54.8 71.8 1.7 4.0 6.9 0.2 20.0 3.9 7.2 3.2 4.5
2009-10 30 76 36.0 9.5 10.3 0.7 0.9 3.0 0.0 56.6 69.5 1.3 3.1 7.1 0.1 0.0 3.0 5.3 3.5 5.0
2010-11 31 DEN 45 36.0 12.3 10.8 1.0 1.1 2.9 0.0 59.9 63.7 1.2 3.7 7.1 0.0 0.0 4.0 6.7 4.2 6.6
2011-12 32 DEN 32 36.0 12.4 11.0 0.4 1.4 3.4 0.0 54.6 61.0 1.3 3.6 7.4 0.0 0.0 4.4 8.0 3.7 6.1
2012-13 33 MIA 42 36.0 11.9 9.9 1.0 0.9 2.5 0.1 57.7 67.7 1.4 3.3 6.6 0.2 66.7 4.1 7.1 3.6 5.4
2013-14 34 MIA 72 36.0 12.3 9.8 0.5 0.8 2.5 0.1 64.4 71.0 1.4 3.3 6.4 0.3 25.0 4.6 7.1 3.1 4.4
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Chris Andersen NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2004-05 25 67 1430 513 410 71 14 100 0 53.4 68.9 64 137 273 3 0.0 191 358 131 190
2005-06 26 32 570 161 155 6 8 41 0 57.1 47.6 26 61 94 0 0.0 56 98 49 103
2007-08 28 5 34 6 9 0 0 4 0 28.6 50.0 1 2 7 0 0.0 2 7 2 4
2008-09 29 71 1460 452 442 31 41 175 2 54.8 71.8 69 163 279 10 20.0 160 292 130 181
2009-10 30 76 1696 448 483 33 42 143 0 56.6 69.5 59 147 336 3 0.0 142 251 164 236
2010-11 31 DEN 45 732 250 219 20 23 58 0 59.9 63.7 25 75 144 1 0.0 82 137 86 135
2011-12 32 DEN 32 486 168 148 6 19 46 0 54.6 61.0 17 48 100 0 0.0 59 108 50 82
2012-13 33 MIA 42 624 207 172 17 16 44 2 57.7 67.7 24 57 115 3 66.7 71 123 63 93
2013-14 34 MIA 72 1396 477 379 19 32 97 3 64.4 71.0 53 129 250 12 25.0 177 275 120 169
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Chris Andersen NBA Advanced Stats
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Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2004-05 25 67 21.3 58.1 53.4 12.3 11.1 1.1 12.2
2005-06 26 32 17.8 56.2 57.1 3.4 14.8 0.2 7.8
2007-08 28 5 6.8 34.2 28.6 0.0 10.2 0.0 2.2
2008-09 29 71 20.6 60.8 55.1 6.6 14.6 0.4 12.5
2009-10 30 76 22.3 63.1 56.6 7.4 13.2 0.6 12.0
2010-11 31 DEN 45 16.3 63.6 59.9 8.3 10.4 0.8 9.8
2011-12 32 DEN 32 15.2 58.3 54.6 3.6 10.2 0.4 9.0
2012-13 33 MIA 42 14.9 63.1 58.5 8.3 11.7 0.7 8.3
2013-14 34 MIA 72 19.4 68.3 64.9 4.5 12.6 0.4 11.2
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Chris Andersen 2013-14 NBA Game Log
Date Opponent MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Jun 20 at SAS                                
Jun 17 SAS                                
Jun 15 at SAS 18 0 6 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 5 5
Jun 12 SAS 10 5 5 0 0 0 0 1 4 3 4 0 0 3 2 5
Jun 10 SAS 20 3 5 0 1 1 0 0 1 3 4 0 0 2 3 1
Jun 8 at SAS 24 3 9 0 0 0 2 1 4 1 2 0 0 0 9 3
Jun 5 at SAS 18 2 3 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Jun 1 at IND                                
May 30 IND 13 9 10 0 0 0 0 4 4 1 2 0 0 2 8 1
May 28 at IND                                
May 26 IND                                
May 24 IND 23 3 7 2 0 0 1 1 1 1 2 0 0 1 6 3
May 20 at IND 29 3 12 1 0 1 0 1 4 1 2 0 1 2 10 0
May 18 at IND 19 14 4 0 1 2 2 6 7 2 2 0 0 2 2 4
May 17 BKN                                
May 16 at BKN                                
May 14 BKN 10 0 6 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 2
May 12 at BKN 14 5 6 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 2 0 0 3 3 0
May 10 at BKN 15 2 4 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 4 3
May 8 BKN 10 2 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
May 6 BKN 16 7 4 0 0 4 0 2 3 3 4 0 0 1 3 1
Apr 28 at CHA 18 7 2 0 0 1 1 3 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 2
Apr 26 at CHA 22 12 7 1 1 1 0 4 7 4 4 0 0 1 6 2
Apr 23 CHA 19 7 4 0 0 2 0 3 4 1 2 0 0 1 3 1
Apr 20 CHA 22 8 10 1 0 1 0 3 5 2 4 0 0 3 7 1
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Apr 16 PHI                                
Apr 14 at WAS 7 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Apr 12 at ATL 20 2 7 0 0 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 6 0
Apr 11 IND 16 5 6 0 0 1 2 1 4 3 4 0 0 2 4 4
Apr 9 at MEM                                
Apr 8 BKN 19 5 5 0 0 0 1 2 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 0
Apr 6 NYK                                
Apr 4 MIN 22 8 8 0 0 0 1 4 8 0 0 0 0 5 3 2
Apr 2 MIL 18 8 7 0 1 2 1 2 4 4 4 0 1 2 5 1
Mar 31 TOR 25 13 7 0 0 2 1 5 5 3 3 0 0 3 4 3
Mar 29 at MIL 22 8 14 0 1 2 0 3 8 2 4 0 0 5 9 0
Mar 28 at DET 22 13 6 0 1 0 1 4 6 5 6 0 0 1 5 1
Mar 26 at IND 19 3 4 0 0 3 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 4 1
Mar 24 POR 23 13 11 0 1 2 1 4 8 5 6 0 0 5 6 5
Mar 22 at NOP 15 5 2 0 2 3 1 1 1 3 4 0 0 0 2 3
Mar 21 MEM 19 5 4 0 0 1 2 2 4 1 1 0 0 3 1 3
Mar 19 at BOS 20 16 8 0 0 0 0 6 7 4 5 0 0 6 2 0
Mar 18 at CLE 21 3 8 1 0 1 2 0 2 3 6 0 0 3 5 3
Mar 16 HOU 21 6 7 0 0 1 0 2 3 2 2 0 0 3 4 1
Mar 14 DEN 22 14 6 0 0 4 0 6 7 2 2 0 1 2 4 0
Mar 12 BKN 18 4 6 0 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 0 0 0 6 1
Mar 10 WAS 18 9 3 0 0 2 2 3 5 3 3 0 0 0 3 1
Mar 9 at CHI 33 2 13 0 0 6 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 11 0
Mar 6 at SAS 17 6 6 0 1 0 1 2 3 2 2 0 0 2 4 4
Mar 4 at HOU 20 5 7 0 0 5 0 2 3 1 1 0 0 2 5 5
Mar 3 CHA 17 7 4 0 2 1 1 3 3 0 0 1 1 0 4 3
Mar 1 ORL 19 5 5 0 0 1 0 2 3 1 2 0 0 2 3 3
Feb 27 NYK 17 0 7 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 6 3
Feb 23 CHI 26 7 3 1 1 2 2 3 8 1 4 0 2 3 0 3
Feb 20 at OKC 21 0 8 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 3
Feb 18 at DAL 27 18 3 0 0 1 0 7 9 3 3 1 1 2 1 4
Feb 12 at GSW 15 6 4 0 1 2 0 3 3 0 2 0 0 1 3 1
Feb 11 at PHO 18 6 6 0 1 0 0 3 5 0 0 0 0 4 2 4
Feb 8 at UTA 18 3 5 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 3 2 4
Feb 5 at LAC 27 12 7 0 0 2 0 4 5 4 6 0 0 2 5 5
Feb 3 DET 22 2 3 0 2 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1
Feb 1 at NYK 29 10 5 0 0 2 0 2 2 6 9 0 0 2 3 3
Jan 29 OKC 19 8 7 0 0 0 0 4 5 0 0 0 0 4 3 2
Jan 26 SAS 17 8 5 0 0 2 1 3 4 2 2 0 1 2 3 2
Jan 23 LAL 13 4 4 0 1 1 2 2 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 4
Jan 21 BOS 25 13 7 0 1 1 2 5 5 3 4 0 0 3 4 1
Jan 20 at ATL 17 8 2 0 0 1 0 2 4 4 4 0 0 1 1 2
Jan 18 at CHA                                
Jan 17 at PHI                                
Jan 15 at WAS                                
Jan 10 at BKN 32 4 9 0 0 1 0 2 3 0 2 0 0 1 8 2
Jan 9 at NYK 21 2 3 1 3 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 2
Jan 7 NOP 23 15 7 2 1 1 0 7 7 1 3 0 0 2 5 2
Jan 5 TOR 16 4 4 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 6
Jan 4 at ORL 15 6 3 0 0 0 2 1 3 4 4 0 1 2 1 4
Jan 2 GSW 17 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 2 1
Dec 30 at DEN                                
Dec 28 at POR                                
Dec 27 at SAC                                
Dec 25 at LAL 8 2 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Dec 23 ATL 25 12 9 2 0 2 1 3 3 6 9 0 0 3 6 1
Dec 20 SAC 21 6 7 0 2 0 0 3 5 0 0 0 1 1 6 2
Dec 18 IND 28 8 4 0 0 0 0 4 5 0 0 0 0 1 3 4
Dec 16 UTA 15 1 5 1 1 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 5 1
Dec 14 CLE 18 3 5 0 0 3 1 1 4 0 0 1 1 1 4 1
Dec 10 at IND 21 10 3 0 1 1 1 4 8 2 4 0 0 2 1 3
Dec 8 at DET 23 10 5 1 0 1 0 4 5 2 2 0 0 2 3 1
Dec 7 at MIN 20 9 4 0 0 3 0 4 5 1 4 0 1 2 2 1
Dec 5 at CHI                                
Dec 3 DET 16 8 4 1 1 0 0 2 5 4 4 0 1 3 1 1
Dec 1 CHA 13 3 0 0 0 2 1 1 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 29 at TOR 19 5 4 1 0 2 0 2 3 1 2 0 0 0 4 3
Nov 27 at CLE 18 2 5 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 3
Nov 25 PHO 19 11 7 0 0 1 0 5 8 1 2 0 0 2 5 1
Nov 23 ORL 17 6 4 0 0 0 1 3 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 3
Nov 20 at ORL 18 10 5 0 1 2 2 4 6 2 2 0 0 4 1 2
Nov 19 ATL 13 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 2 4 0 0 2 1 3
Nov 16 at CHA 24 10 7 1 1 2 1 2 2 6 6 0 0 0 7 2
Nov 15 DAL 18 4 7 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 0 0 1 6 2
Nov 12 MIL 19 8 7 2 0 2 2 4 6 0 0 0 0 3 4 1
Nov 9 BOS 17 10 4 0 0 2 1 4 5 2 4 0 0 2 2 0
Nov 7 LAC 19 10 3 1 0 1 2 3 3 4 5 0 0 1 2 2
Nov 5 at TOR 17 6 3 0 0 0 2 3 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 4
Nov 3 WAS 17 8 5 0 0 1 1 2 3 4 6 0 0 3 2 2
Nov 1 at BKN 14 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 3 2 3 0 0 1 0 5
Oct 30 at PHI 14 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Oct 29 CHI 17 6 8 0 2 2 0 3 5 0 0 0 0 1 7 2

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Chris Andersen: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Andersen is working on a mid-range jump shot as a surprise element in the Heat's offensive attack, the Sun-Sentinel's Shandel Richardson reports.

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Andersen has agreed to return to the Heat on a multi-year deal, Yahoo! Sports reports.

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Andersen will out opt out of his contract and become a free agent, Yahoo! Sports reports.

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Andersen was limited to conditioning during Tuesday's practice.

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Andersen did not take part in Monday's practice, the South Florida SunSentinel reports.

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Andersen (thigh) returned following a two game absence to face the Pacers for Friday night's game six. He scored nine points (4-4 FG, 1-2 FT) and grabbed 10 rebounds in 13 minutes of action.

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Andersen (thigh) will return to action Friday against the Pacers, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports.

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Andersen (thigh) did not participate in Friday's shootaround and is a game-time call for Game 6 against the Pacers, Pacers.com reports.

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Andersen (thigh) was limited in Thursday's practice and will be a game-time call for Friday's Game 6 against the Pacers.

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Andersen (thigh) has been ruled out for Wednesday's Game 5 against the Pacers, Turner Sports reports.

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Andersen (thigh) missed the Heat's morning shootaround on Wednesday and is listed as a game-time decision for Game 5.

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Andersen (thigh) traveled with the team to Indianapolis on Tuesday, but his status remains day-to-day, the Heat's official site reports.

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2013-14

Andersen, aka Birdman, provided a nice boost of size as an enforcer on defense for the Heat. He has a knack for drawing and dishing out contact in the paint and has a role playing short stints at center. He averaged 11.9 points, 9.9 rebounds and 2.5 blocks per 36 minutes over 42 games with the Heat last season. He mainly brings fantasy value in rebounds and blocks, but probably does not play enough minutes from game to game to warrant much of a look on draft day.

2011-12

The lockout was positive for Andersen. He needed the extra time to get both his knee and back 100-percent healthy. Andersen has struggled with injuries the last couple of years, but if he can stay away from the infirmary, he's as good a shot-blocker as there is in the league (averaging 1.6 a game for his career) and should see extended minutes this season with Martin playing in China. We fully expect to see him put up numbers comparable to his 2008-09 stats, when he averaged less than 20 minutes a night and posted 6.4 ppg, 6.2 rpg, and 2.5 bpg.

2010-11

Andersen's blazing pace of blocking shots regressed some last year, but 1.9 bpg while seeing just 22:18 mpg is still quite impressive. He's never going to contribute much scoring, but blocks is a rather scarce category, so he has some value. Denver added Al Harrington in the offseason to a frontcourt that already possessed Kenyon Martin, Nene Hilario and Andersen, so minutes will once again be at a premium. Also, Andersen underwent knee surgery in May and had another surgery to repair a torn ligament in his left ring finger in July, and there's a good chance he won't be ready for the start of the regular season.

2009-10

Andersen’s NBA comeback came full circle in 2008-09. After being suspended for two seasons for violating the league’s drug policy, Andersen returned to Denver, his first stop in the NBA. Denver placed Andersen in the familiar role of defensive-stopper off the bench. The “Birdman” thrived in the energy role he played for the Nuggets, averaging a career-high with 6.2 boards and scoring 6.4 points in only 20 minutes per game. His biggest statistical leap came on the defensive end. Always a solid shot blocker, Andersen swatted a career-best 2.5 shots per contest and finished eighth in the Defensive Player of the Year voting. His offensive game isn’t nearly as refined. At 6-10, 230, Anderson has a big, athletic frame, but lacks the ability to create his own shot. Instead, Andersen relies on offensive rebounds to get easy tip-ins or put-backs. With Nene and Kenyon Martin in the frontcourt, Andersen is third in line for minutes, but he’s proven to be effective in a reserve role and should be one of the top shot blockers in the league again this season. Andersen was signed to a five-year deal this offseason, solidifying his role on the team for the foreseeable future.

2008-09

Birdman returns to Denver where he once flew so gracefully before his drug induced downfall. After getting reinstated to the league after a two year absence it still remains to be seen if Anderson can compete again at this level. We think he'll be up to the task, or at least he'll be better than Stephen Hunter, and thus will earn the primary back-up role behind Nenę. While we don't see Anderson getting more than 15 minutes a night on average, he's a guy to keep an eye on considering Nenę's injury history.

2007-08

Anderson's two-year suspension by the NBA is over in January in 2008. At that point, he can apply to return to the league and possibly help a team in need of an active 4/5, capable of defending hard and blocking shots.

2005-06

Anderson took advantage of Jamaal Magloire’s fractured finger and the pitiful Hornets lineup to average career highs in points (7.7 ppg), rebounds (6.1 rpg) and blocks (1.5 bpg) in 21.3 minutes last season. And even when Magloire returned, Anderson was getting 24 minutes a night. As a result, the Hornets re-signed the Birdman to a four-year deal in the offseason, though Magloire, who New Orleans tried to trade during the summer, looks like he’ll still be around. At this point, Anderson will be a capable backup to Magloire at center and also to P. J. Brown at power forward. If Magloire is eventually traded, Anderson becomes a nice fantasy commodity.

2003-04

The Nuggets have refused to offer Anderson a guaranteed contract for 2003-04 and so it's likely he'll be playing elsewhere by the time training camp rolls around. He should provide solid depth wherever he lands.