Chris "Birdman" Andersen is a bird call expert

NBA.com Staff

Cleveland Cavaliers backup center Chris Andersen has appeared in 685 regular-season games, 73 playoff games and has an NBA championship to his name. Not too shabby of a career for an undrafted player (who was also the 1st-ever pick in the NBA Development League).

The big man has made his name in the NBA with his shotblocking and defense, which he’s loved for by fans at every place he’s played. But he’s also well known for his nickname, “Birdman”, which was given to him by former Denver Nuggets teammate Kenny Satterfield.

Who knew, though that Andersen actually is a bird … man. Cavs.com caught up with Andersen, who jokingly proves he’s somewhat of an expert on bird calls …