Tyson Chandler

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Tyson Chandler
Tyson Chandler March 2012.jpg
Chandler with the Knicks in March 2012
No. 19 – Houston Rockets
Personal information
Born (1982-10-02) October 2, 1982 (age 38)
Hanford, California
Listed height7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)
Listed weight235 lb (107 kg)
Career information
High schoolDominguez (Compton, California)
NBA draft2001 / Round: 1 / Pick: 2nd overall
Selected by the Los Angeles Clippers
Playing career2001–present
Career history
20012006Chicago Bulls
20062009New Orleans Hornets[a]
2009–2010Charlotte Bobcats
2010–2011Dallas Mavericks
20112014New York Knicks
2014–2015Dallas Mavericks
20152018Phoenix Suns
2018–2019Los Angeles Lakers
2019–presentHouston Rockets
Career highlights and awards
Stats at NBA.com
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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "Mavericks acquire chandler and ajinca in five-player trade". NBA.com. 2010-07-13. Retrieved 2010-07-13. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. "Brand Bolsters Clippers' Frontcourt". NBA.com. 2001-06-27. Retrieved 2011-06-15. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. "Hornets Acquire Tyson Chandler". NBA.com. 2006-07-14. Retrieved 2011-06-15. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. Stein, Marc (July 28, 2009). "Sources: Hornets, Cats agree on deal". Espn.com. Retrieved June 15, 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)


  1. During the 2005–06 and 2006–07 seasons, the team was known as the New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets during their temporary relocation to Oklahoma City due to Hurricane Katrina.

Other websites[change | change source]

Media related to Tyson Chandler at Wikimedia Commons