The Miami Heat have re-signed one of their own, and possibly prevented him from joining LeBron James in Cleveland. Chris Birdman Andersen has a new multi-year deal with Miami.
Chris Andersen — the Birdman — reaches agreement on a multi-year deal to return to the Miami Heat, league source tells Yahoo Sports.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) July 14, 2014
The New York Knicks made a late push to sign Andersen, but he stayed loyal to Pat Riley.