Miami Heat beat Charlotte Bobcats 99-88

LeBron James and Dwyane Wade combined for an efficient 48 points and the Miami Heat pulled away from the pesky Charlotte Bobcats for a 99-88 victory.
Heat beat the Raptors, reclaim top spot in Eastern Conference

Heat beat the Raptors, reclaim top spot in Eastern Conference

With LeBron James' 32 points leading the way, the Miami Heat continued their recent dominance of the Toronto Raptors with a 93-83 win.

NBA: Miami 93, Portland 91

LeBron James deposited 32 points and the game- winning layup as the Miami Heat held off the Portland Trail Blazers, 93-91.

NBA: Boston 101, Miami 96

Rajon Rondo nearly recorded a triple-double with nine points, 10 rebounds and 15 assists to lead the Boston Celtics to a 101-96 victory over the Miami Heat.

NBA: Atlanta 121, Miami 114

ATLANTA, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Paul Millsap struck for 26 points and Kyle Korver hit a key 3-pointer Monday, sending Atlanta over Miami 121-114 to snap a nine-game skid against the Heat.

NBA: Miami 104, Charlotte 96

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 18 (UPI) -- LeBron James struck for 34 points, eight rebounds and six assists Saturday, lifting Miami over Charlotte 104-96 despite the absence of two starters.

NBA: Miami 107, New Orleans 88

MIAMI, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- LeBron James poured in 32 points for Miami Tuesday and the Heat overcame a slow start to surge past New Orleans 107-88.

NBA: Miami 121, Atlanta 119 (OT)

MIAMI, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- LeBron James poured in 38 points and Michael Beasley hit a pair of go-ahead free throws late in overtime Monday, lifting the Miami Heat over Atlanta 121-119.
Prosecutors will not charge Miami Heat player, victim of Internet hoax

Prosecutors will not charge Miami Heat player, victim of Internet hoax

DENVER, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Miami Heat forward Chris Andersen's attorney said his client was the victim of a hoax that led authorities to raid his Denver home on a pornography warrant.

NBA suspends Andersen for Game 6 of East finals

NEW YORK, June 1 (UPI) -- The NBA announced Friday Miami forward Chris Andersen has been suspended for the sixth game of the Eastern Conference finals.

NBA: Miami 105, Chicago 93

MIAMI, April 14 (UPI) -- LeBron James put in 24 points and Dwyane Wade added 22 Sunday, helping boost the Miami Heat to a 105-93 win over Chicago.
Lawyer: Andersen may be extortion target

Lawyer: Andersen may be extortion target

DENVER, May 11 (UPI) -- Denver Nuggets swingman Chris Andersen, under investigation for possible Internet crimes against children, may be the target of extortion, his lawyer said.

NBA: Denver 113, Los Angeles Lakers 96

DENVER, May 11 (UPI) -- Kenneth Faried ignited a nine-point run to open the second half Thursday, sending Denver to a 113-96 win that forced a Game 7 with the Los Angeles Lakers.

NBA: Denver 134, Golden State 111

DENVER, April 11 (UPI) -- J.R. Smith netted 22 points Monday, leading a parade of nine Nuggets reaching double figures in Denver's 134-111 rout of Golden State.

NBA: Denver 120, Charlotte 80

DENVER, March 3 (UPI) -- Wilson Chandler led seven Denver players in double figures Wednesday and the Nuggets came up with a huge bench effort to blast Charlotte 120-80.
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Chris Andersen
New Orleans Hornets guard Chris Paul finding a wall of Denver Nuggets forwards formed by Chris Andersen and Linas Kleiza manages to take a fall away jump shot during the second half at the Pepsi Center in Denver on November 27, 2008. New Orleans beat Denver 105-101. (UPI Photo/ Gary C. Caskey)

Chris Andersen (born July 7, 1978 in Long Beach, California) is an American professional basketball player for the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association. Nicknamed "Birdman", the 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m), 228 lb (103 kg; 16.3 st) 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 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 for the Denver Nuggets and the New Orleans Hornets.

Andersen appeared in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest during NBA All-Star Weekend in 2004 and 2005, finishing 2nd and 4th (out of 4), respectively.

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