posted on Jul, 19 2004 @ 07:04 PM
New Orleans, LA (Sports Network) - The New Orleans Hornets signed free agent forward/center Chris Andersen on Monday. Per team policy, terms of the
contract were not released. Andersen, a three-year NBA veteran, holds career averages of 4.0 points, 4.2 rebounds and 1.31 blocks in 154 games with
Last season, Andersen, 26, averaged 3.4 points, 4.2 rebounds and 14.5 minutes in 71 games with Denver while registering a career-high 114 blocks (1.61
"This is another step towards our goal of becoming more athletic and improving our club," said general manager Allan Bristow. "Chris brings great
energy and athleticism for a player his size and we're thrilled to be able to add him to our roster."
Not drafted by an NBA team, Andersen has also played in China, the International Basketball League, the International Basketball Association and the
National Basketball Development League. Andersen signed as a free agent with Denver on November 21, 2001.