The Denver Nuggets will face a Game 6 elimination against the Lakers without their volatile backup forward. We posted earlier that Chris "Birdman" Andersen's home was searched by the Internet Crimes Against Children task force and that property within the home was seized by authorities. And now, Denver has released a statement dismissing the Birdman from the team before tonight's game.

"The Denver Nuggets are aware of today’s media reports involving forward/center Chris Andersen. It involves a legal investigation and we are awaiting further details.

Chris has been excused from all team-related activities indefinitely as he deals with the reported investigation. Per team policy, the Nuggets will not comment on any ongoing legal circumstance involving any player or employee,”

This cannot be good.

[via Laker Nation]

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