Tyson Chandler

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Tyson Chandler
Chandler with the Mavericks
No. 5 – Los Angeles Lakers
Personal information
Born (1982-10-02) October 2, 1982 (age 36)
Hanford, California
High schoolDominguez
Listed height7 ft 1 in (2.16 m)
Listed weight240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
NBA Draft2001 / Round: 1 / Pick: 2nd overall
Selected by the Los Angeles Clippers
Pro career2001–present
Career history
20012006Chicago Bulls
20062009New Orleans Hornets
2009–2010Charlotte Bobcats
2010–2011Dallas Mavericks
2011–presentNew York Knicks
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Tyson Cleotis Chandler (born October 2, 1982) is an American professional basketball center. He currently plays for the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association. Chandler was the second overall pick of the 2001 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Clippers. He was immediately traded to the Chicago Bulls. He has also played for the New Orleans Hornets, Charlotte Bobcats,[1] and Dallas Mavericks.[2] As starting center for Dallas, he helped win the franchise's first NBA championship in 2011. He was also a member of the United States men's national basketball team's gold medal run in the 2010 FIBA Basketball World Cup.

Career transactions[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Bobcats Acquire Tyson Chandler from New Orleans Hornets". NBA.com. 2009-07-28. Retrieved 2009-07-28.
  2. "Mavericks acquire chandler and ajinca in five-player trade". NBA.com. 2010-07-13. Retrieved 2010-07-13.
  3. "Brand Bolsters Clippers' Frontcourt". NBA.com. 2001-06-27. Retrieved 2011-06-15.
  4. "Hornets Acquire Tyson Chandler". NBA.com. 2006-07-14. Retrieved 2011-06-15.
  5. Stein, Marc (July 28, 2009). "Sources: Hornets, Cats agree on deal". Espn.com. Retrieved June 15, 2011.

Other websites[change | change source]

Media related to Tyson Chandler at Wikimedia Commons