The Birdman Will Stay in Denver

by July 08, 2009

Chris Andersen is ready to make the Mile High City his home for a while: “A source close to the discussions said late Tuesday that Denver Nuggets free agent center Chris Andersen has agreed with the team on a five-year, $26 million contract extension. Andersen was Denver’s top offseason priority, and the team moved quickly to re-sign him, meeting with the veteran, who turned 31 Tuesday, and his representatives this past weekend…’Everything they said they would do, they did,’ said a source close to Andersen. ‘They said he was their priority, and they came out to see him, and they got it done.'”