Chris Andersen is an American professional basketball player for the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association. Nicknamed "Birdman", the 6 ft 10 in , 228 lb center/power forward received a two year ban from the NBA in 2006 for violating the league's drug policy, but was reinstated on March 4, 2008, and re-signed by the Hornets the next day. Andersen was born in Long Beach, California, grew up in Iola, Texas, and played one year at Blinn College. He went undrafted in the 1999 NBA Draft and began his professional career in the Chinese Basketball League, and has played in the NBA...
|Birthdate:||July 7, 1978|
|Birthplace:||Long Beach, California|
|All Positions Played:||Power forward, Center|
|Also known as:||Birdman, Birdman|