Everyone knows LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, Ray Allen, and most of the other Heat stars. But there’s a fan favorite who debuted with the team in late January who could be playing the biggest role of all for Miami, center Chris “Birdman” Andersen.
The Florida Gators came within one victory of making it to the Final Four this year. Monday, the team found out it got a big piece back for next season that will make the squad a favorite to reach next year’s big dance.
The NBA’s trade deadline wasn’t expected to generate a lot of activity from the Miami Heat, but the Heat did make one move before the deadline.
The college basketball season and the 2013 NBA Draft were turned upside down in an instant when Kentucky Wildcats star center Nerlens Noel went down in a heap during a game against the Florida Gators Tuesday night.
While Chris “Birdman” Andersen is only averaging 11 minutes, 4 points, and 4 rebounds per game, the Miami Heat have seen enough of the big man to sign him for the rest of the regular season.
While he’s yet to make any meaningful contribution on the court, the Miami Heat have seen enough of Chris Andersen to sign him to a second 10-day contract.
Miami Heat power forward Udonis Haslem is on the cusp of breaking a team record long held by former center Alonzo Mourning.
Miami Heat superstar forward LeBron James took his game to another level last season by getting his post-up game working. LeBron dominated as a power forward on the offensive end and now is trying to further enhance his game.
While much of the offseason focus for the Miami Heat was on the acquisition of Ray Allen, it’s another big acquisition that could also pay big dividends for the Heat.
The question heading into the Eastern Conference finals for the Miami Heat was would Chris Bosh play? Heading into the NBA Finals, the only question left for the Heat is will he start or come off the bench?