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  1. Call me Birdman

    Henry Abbott

    Chris Andersen has been an essential player in the NBA Finals, and a forgotten one. He talks about how he, and his team, will get themselves ready for Game 7. TrueHoop TV at the Finals....

    Blog | June 19, 2013
  2. Free Birdman

    Henry Abbott

    Garrett Ellwood/NBAE/Getty ImagesThe Heat have been good with Chris Andersen on the court.Why hasn't Chris Andersen played since Game 3? That's what I have been wondering. He's a big dude with -- it would seem -- the ability to hinder those Tony P...

    Blog | June 18, 2013
  3. Dirty, dumb and ugly

    Henry Abbott

    Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images Hard intentional fouls have helped to make Chris Andersen one of the NBA's most effective players. On the first play of Wednesday night's Game 2, Nate Robinson used basketball skills to get himself a nice look at the bucke...

    Blog | May 10, 2013
  4. Meet the Crayola Ayatollah

    Henry Abbott

    Garrett Ellwood/NBAE/Getty Images Denver big man Chris Andersen's new neck tattoo has chins wagging. On The Score, commenter Nathan says: "It looks like he's being choked to death by a psychedelic painting." On Yahoo, a commenter called The Devi...

    Blog | October 12, 2010
  5. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    What does Daryl Morey, traveling on business in Spain, do with his downtime? He watches the D-League on the Internet. When Chris Andersen isn't eating environmentally savvy lapel pins, he's sprinting up the stairways of legendary outdoor Rocky Moun...

    Blog | April 02, 2010
  6. Case closed: That mysterious gold coin was ...

    Henry Abbott

    Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE/Getty Images Before briefly masquerading as a cough drop, the mysterious item posed for this photo. As has already been discussed in far too fine a detail on TrueHoop today, something mysterious, small, round and gold fell i...

    Blog | April 02, 2010
  7. Chris Andersen and mysterious gold from the sky

    Henry Abbott

    Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE/Getty Images This photo was taken in the instant just before the incident of the falling gold. After Nuggets big man Chris Andersen hobbled to the locker room with a bad ankle halfway through the fourth quarter of Denver's w...

    Blog | April 02, 2010
  8. Wayne Winston: Mark Cuban's Stats Expert Isn't Bashful

    Henry Abbott

    Wayne Winston is a professor at Indiana University and for the last nine years he has been Mark Cuban's stat guru for the Dallas Mavericks. Winston's recently published book "Mathletics," explains much of his work -- complete with f...

    Blog | September 30, 2009
  9. That's a Foul on Chris Andersen

    Henry Abbott

    I know, that's how it goes in the NBA -- man on the way to the hoop gets the benefit of the doubt for any contact that isn't a perfectly executed taking-of-the-charge. And that's not a bad thing, frankly. You want players taking it to the...

    Blog | May 28, 2009
  10. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    It's Backwards Day: The vaunted Denver defense leaked like a sieve Monday night. LeBron was merely mortal in Cleveland's close-out game. And the Celtics did in Game 4 what NBA teams rarely do -- win without the three-ball. Jeremy Wagner...

    Blog | May 12, 2009
  11. Birdwatching: Chris Andersen v. Dirk Nowitzki

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz It's unknown when the trope "matchup nightmare" first entered the basketball lexicon, but I imagine it happened at some point between Magic Johnson's rookie season and the emergence of Kevin Garnett and Dirk...

    Blog | May 03, 2009
  12. The Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    Unsung heroes in Los Angeles and Denver. Oversung heroes in San Antonio and Detroit. Song lyrics from the TrueHoop Network: Darius Soriano of Forum Blue & Gold: "Over his two stints with the Lakers, Derek Fisher has been one of t...

    Blog | January 26, 2009
  13. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Chris Andersen is back. Ron Hitley of Hornets247: "The Birdman made his return to the NBA hardwood when Byron Scott called his number late in the third quarter. It took him all of six seconds to reject Shawne Williams. In all, Andersen played six min...

    Blog | March 26, 2008
  14. "Son of a Bean Mother Fredo Pie"

    Henry Abbott

    Don't know what that title means. But I can tell you that's what the freshly-reinstated-from-a-drug-related-suspension Chris Andersen says it felt like when he got tattoos of wings on the undersides of his arms. By the way, based on all kinds of conv...

    Blog | March 06, 2008
  15. Dan Barto: The Birdman Can Help

    Henry Abbott

    With the trade deadline approaching, lots of teams are looking around and wondering if they might be able to get better. Dan Barto is a trainer who tells of working with Chris Andersen, who has been fighting his way through the process of gett...

    Blog | February 19, 2008