Chris “Birdman” Andersen is best known for his body of art and his high-flying antics with the Denver Nuggets, or was known for these antics with the Nuggets. The franchise amnestied him last month and rumors are indicating the colorful big man would be open to sign to a team for the veteran’s minimum. A person close to Birdman has indicated to ESPN that Andersen would be interested with the New York Knicks:
A source close to unrestricted free agent Chris Andersen said the power forward is open to signing for the veteran’s minimum.
But his former high school coach, Rob Stewart, said that Andersen would love the opportunity to play in New York. He enjoys the city and knows Carmelo Anthony well from his Denver days, and he’s very close with J.R. Smith, also a former Nugget.
It’s worth mentioning that along with Coach Woodson, Melo, J.R. Smith, Smith’s younger brother, and Ronnie Brewer, Andersen is a client of CAA and Birdman would feel comfortable around former Denver Nuggets Carmelo and J.R.