For more than a year, Miami Heat center Chris “Birdman” Andersen lived with a cloud over his head and a sullied reputation after authorities in Colorado raided his home as part of an investigation surrounding a relationship with an underaged girl from California.
It came to light Wednesday that not only was Andersen not guilty of a crime, but he was the victim of an “extremely complex” Internet scheme. Police in both Colorado and Canada believe it was the work of a woman living in rural Manitoba.
Andersen has been told that prosecutors will not file charges against him, clearing him after a 15-month ordeal that nearly cost him his NBA career.
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