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Tyson Chandler

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Tyson Chandler
Chandler with the Knicks in March 2012.
Dallas Mavericks
PositionPlayer development coach
Personal information
Born (1982-10-02) October 2, 1982 (age 41)
Hanford, California
Listed height7 ft 1 in (2.16 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 career2001–2020
Number3, 4, 5, 6, 19
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
2019–2020Houston Rockets
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com
Men's Basketball
Representing the  United States
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2012 London Team
FIBA World Championship
Gold medal – first place 2010 Turkey Team
FIBA Americas Championship
Gold medal – first place 2007 Las Vegas

Tyson Cleotis Chandler (born October 2, 1982) is an American former professional basketball player and player development coach for the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). 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] Dallas Mavericks,[2] New York Knicks, Phoenix Suns, Los Angeles Lakers, and Houston Rockets. As starting center for Dallas, he helped win the franchise's first NBA championship in 2011 and won NBA Defensive Player of the Year with the Knicks in 2012. He was also a member of the United States men's national basketball team's gold medal runs in the 2010 FIBA Basketball World Cup and 2012 Summer Olympics.

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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.


  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.

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