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Report: Birdman Will Opt Out of Contract With Heat

Yahoo Sports

Chris Andersen is declining his player-option for $1.45 million next season, making him an unrestricted free agent according to Yahoo Sports:

“Forward-center Chris Andersen will opt-out of his contract to become a free agent, a source said.”

This doesn’t necessarily mean Birdman’s days are numbered in Miami. It gives them further financial flexibility as the Heat likely look to formulate a plan to rebuild their supporting cast.

Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade, and LeBron James also have an ability to opt out of their contracts.

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