MIAMI -

Chris 'Birdman' Andersen was limited at Heat practice on Tuesday.

Andersen has been dealing with a thigh issue since the Eastern Conference Finals.

On Tuesday, Andersen did conditioning.

On Monday, Andersen was held out of Heat practice completely.

Birdman said Monday that he fully expects to play when the NBA Finals begin on Thursday night.

The Heat will need his size and energy as they try to win a third straight NBA Championship.