Tyson Chandler RUMORS & NEWS

  • Chandler’s reunion with Mavericks ‘showed their appreciation for what I did’

    Washington Post "Tyson Chandler is back in a familiar place, and it has little to do with being with the Dallas Mavericks for a second go ’round. For the second, third or maybe fourth time in his 13-year career, Chandler reached a point where his contributions to a franchise got wiped out by one down year, forcing..." October 10

  • Cuban: “Would have been better” if Mavericks could have kept Chandler in 2011

    Dallas Morning News "Mark Cuban has a lot of strengths, but admitting mistakes isn’t always one of them. It only took him 10 years to acknowledge that letting Steve Nash go was a poor basketball decision. On Tuesday, however, he hinted that he knows letting Tyson Chandler walk away in free agency after the 2011..." September 24

  • Tyson Chandler says he has returned to Dallas a better player than in 2011

    Pro Basketball Talk "The last time Tyson Chandler had on a Dallas Mavericks uniform, he was holding the Larry O’Brien trophy — he was the defensive anchor key to Dallas knocking off Miami in the 2011 NBA Finals. After a couple up-and-down years with the Knicks, he’s back in Big D this season. And better than..." September 12

  • Knicks, Mavericks make 6-player Tyson Chandler trade

    USA Today "The New York Knicks and Dallas Mavericks are in advanced discussions about a trade that would return center Tyson Chandler to the team with which he won a championship in 2011, two people with knowledge of the talks confirmed to USA TODAY Sports. The people spoke on the condition of anonymity..." June 26

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Sources tell ESPN that Mavericks are in advanced talks on deal to complete trade that will bring Chandler and Raymond Felton to Dallas

  • Nowitzki "thrilled" for Chandler trade, willing to recruit Carmelo Anthony

    Sporting News "They’re getting the band back together in Dallas. Or, at least, one significant part of the band. Tyson Chandler, who left Dallas for New York as a free agent in 2011, is heading to the Mavericks in a trade that will send guards Jose Calderon, Shane Larkin and Wayne Ellington to the Knicks,..." June 25

  • Warriors could be interested in Chandler

    ESPN New York "Do the Golden State Warriors have interest in Tyson Chandler? The Warriors struggled to deal with the void left by injured big man Andrew Bogut in this year's playoffs. In light of those struggles, Golden State recognizes a need to acquire a big man this summer, according to ESPN’s Stephen A...." June 22

  • Mavs To Pursue ‘Melo, Tyson Chandler

    Hoops Rumors "The Mavs are optimistic that they’ll be on the list of teams that Carmelo Anthony plans to meet with this summer and that he’ll give them legitimate consideration, reports Marc Stein of ESPN.com. Dallas will also try to acquire another Knick, with Stein asserting that they’ll be first in line..." May 06

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    Ohm Youngmisuk @NotoriousOHM

    Woodson says no Felton, no Tyson tonight.

  • Chandler won’t ‘waste another season’ if Knicks focus on ’15

    New York Post "If Knicks president Phil Jackson is more concerned with 2015 free agency than the 2014-15 season, center Tyson Chandler acknowledged this may not be the right place for him. The Knicks, after missing the playoffs, have mapped out a blueprint to keep open cap space for the summer of 2015 while..." April 16

  • Chandler: ‘Somebody’s in trouble’ if Knicks make playoffs

    New York Post "Even in the season’s darkest moments, Tyson Chandler says he believed the Knicks would be close to a playoff berth in April. The Knicks center sent out a message straight to South Beach, reiterating a theme some NBA executives believe, too: Miami and Indiana prefer not to see orange and blue in..." April 03

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    Al Iannazzone @Al_Iannazzone

    Woodson said Amar 'e and Tyson will play tomorrow against Bucks.

  • Knicks' Chandler, Stoudemire won't play against Celtics Wednesday

    CBSSports.com "Tyson Chandler and Amar'e Stoudemire will miss Wednesday night's game vs. the Boston Celtics, the team announced Wednesday morning. Stoudemire, who has played the best basketball he has in nearly two seasons over the past two weeks, needs a game off for his troublesome knee, and Tyson Chandler is..." March 12

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    Ian Begley @IanBegley

    Hearing: #Knicks C Tyson Chandler will not be with the team tonight due to an urgent personal matter.

  • Dangling Chandler is Knicks’ chance to find Love this offseason

    New York Post "Carmelo Anthony wasn’t tampering late Monday night in the visitor’s dressing room at The Palace of Auburn Hills when asked about 2015 free agent Kevin Love, but he clearly gave away how much he thinks of him. As the Knicks front office readies to show Anthony its grand plan after the season for..." March 06

  • Frustrated Tyson Chandler mulls future

    New York Post "Knicks center Tyson Chandler is so disillusioned he isn’t sure he wants to be part of the team’s long-term future. With the Knicks in chaos, owner James Dolan is going to look to rebuild or reload at season’s end. Whether Chandler, who is starting to show signs of age, is part of the blueprints..." March 04

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    Chris Herring @HerringWSJ

    Woodson says Chandler took a blow to the thigh yesterday, and is hurting a bit, but will play.

  • Tyson Chandler criticizes Knicks strategy again

    New York Post "A defensive Mike Woodson might have taken a little poke at critic Tyson Chandler before Wednesday’s loss, saying there was no complaints about the Knicks’ defense during their five-game winning streak earlier this month. Chandler missed those games due to bronchitis. But that didn’t stop..." January 23

  • Woodson confronts Tyson Chandler about critical comments: source

    New York Daily News "Tyson Chandler’s comments that were critical of Mike Woodson’s defensive schemes may have annoyed the head coach, but they certainly didn’t surprise him. According to a team source, Woodson recently confronted Chandler about comments the veteran center made that could be interpreted as..." January 22

  • Chandler jabs at Woodson: Knicks ‘out-schemed’ by Kidd’s Nets

    New York Post "This time, Tyson Chandler sounded off on Mike Woodson’s defensive schemes, suggesting his former teammate Jason Kidd won the coaching battle on Martin Luther King Day, and indicated the Knicks might want to reevaluate their approach. Those were damning remarks to cap a nightmarish matinee in..." January 21

  • Knicks Tyson Chandler returns will start against Bobcats

    SB Nation "After missing four straight games with an upper respiratory infection, New York's center will start against the Bobcats on Tuesday night. New York Knicks center Tyson Chandler will start Tuesday night against the Charlotte Bobcats, the team announced. Coach Mike Woodson said he plans to play..." January 14

  • Knicks' Tyson Chandler out Saturday

    ESPN.com "Knicks center Tyson Chandler will miss his third straight game Saturday due to an upper respiratory illness, the team announced. Chandler did not travel with the team to Philadelphia for its game against the Philadelphia 76ers. Coach Mike Woodson said Chandler is "a little better" but his..." January 11

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    Scott Cacciola @ScottCacciola

    Tyson Chandler won't make the trip to Philadelphia for game tomorrow. Still out with illness.

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    Chris Herring @HerringWSJ

    Woodson confirms that Chandler, Prigioni and Udrih won't play. Says Jeremy Tyler is out for personal reasons.

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    Al Iannazzone @Al_Iannazzone

    Woodson said Chandler and Kenyon could be game-time decisions tomorrow because of illness. Udrih is questionable and Prigioni is out.

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    Al Iannazzone @Al_Iannazzone

    Knicks say Tyson Chandler (upper respiratory infection) is doubtful tonight and Raymond Felton is probable.

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    Ian Begley @IanBegley

    Per @Al_Iannazzone, Woodson is planning to use the lineup featuring Chandler, Anthony & Bargnani on the front line tonight vs. Orlando.

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    Al Iannazzone @Al_Iannazzone

    Woodson said Tyson Chandler will play and start tonight . Bargnani comes off the bench.

  • Tyson Chandler could make long-awaited return Wednesday

    New York Post "Monday night’s game against Washington might be the Knicks’ final one sans Tyson Chandler. Chandler, as of Monday morning, has not ruled out returning Wednesday in Milwaukee. Chandler is supposed to be reevaluated Monday and must be cleared by the medical staff. The next game after Milwaukee is..." December 16

  • Knicks Chandler expected back 'within 10 days,' per report

    SB Nation "Chandler is expected back soon after breaking his leg over a month ago. New York Knicks center and former Defensive Player of the Years Tyson Chandler is expected to return within 10 days, according to Marc Berman of the New York Post. Chandler broke his leg on Nov. 5 against the Bobcats and..." December 08

  • Tyson Chandler says he’ll tutor Bargnani

    New York Post "Tyson Chandler, sounding relieved Tuesday his season is not over, hopes to be back in a month. In the meantime, Chandler said he’s got to tutor his center replacement, 7-foot finesse shooter Andre Bargnani. The two can’t be more dissimilar. Chandler is all about defense. “I just got to be..." November 08

  • Jason Collins won’t be Chandler’s replacement

    New York Post "Jason Collins isn’t being added to the Knicks roster. And perhaps nobody is. Coach Mike Woodson had said he would sit down with president and general manager Steve Mills and assistant GM Allan Houston on Thursday to discuss a list of available free-agent big men, but sources indicated the..." November 08

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    Ian Begley @IanBegley

    Tyson Chandler is on crutches and a knee brace. He hopes his bone can heal and he can get his conditioning back in 4 weeks. #Knicks

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    NY_KnicksPR @NY_KnicksPR

    T. Chandler injured his r. leg during the 1st quarter. X-rays were inconclusive. A diagnosis will be given pending further testing tomorrow.

  • Tyson Chandler hurts knee in collision

    ESPN New York "New York Knicks center Tyson Chandler left Tuesday's game against the Charlotte Bobcats in the first quarter after he injured his right knee during a collision with Bobcats point guard Kemba Walker. A league source with knowledge of the injury says the Knicks think Chandler may have suffered a..." November 06

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    Ian Begley @IanBegley

    #Knicks say Tyson Chandler is expected to be out 4-6 weeks with a non-displaced fracture of the right fibula.

  • Knicks' Chandler to miss 4-6 weeks with fractured fibula

    ESPN New York "New York Knicks center Tyson Chandler has a small non-displaced fracture of his right fibula and is expected to miss four to six weeks, the team announced Wednesday. Chandler left Tuesday's game against the Charlotte Bobcats in the first quarter after suffering the injury during a collision..." November 06

  • Tyson Chandler feeling stronger in Knicks' first two games

    New York Daily News "Two games in October will not erase the sting of Tyson Chandler’s shortcomings last spring, when the All-Star center admittedly got his “ass kicked” by Indiana counterpart Roy Hibbert throughout the Knicks’ second-round playoff loss to the Pacers. But Chandler already is backing up his vow to..." November 02

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  • Chandler will miss teammate Kidd

    New York Post "Tyson Chandler tried all season to convince Jason Kidd he shouldn’t retire but couldn’t sway the former Knicks point guard, The Post has learned. Kidd retired 12 days ago and has crossed enemy lines to become the Brooklyn Nets head coach. Speaking by phone from his offseason home in southern..." June 16

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    Al Iannazzone @Al_Iannazzone

    Tyson Chandler acknowleged his poor playoff performance, but doesn't feel he let the Knicks down because we gave all he had.

  • Stoudemire wants Knicks frontcourt of Anthony and Chandler to coexist

    New York Daily News "Amar’e Stoudemire knows his contract won’t allow him to go anywhere and he wants Mike Woodson to make a commitment to make a frontcourt of Stoudemire, Carmelo Anthony and Tyson Chandler work. “We never gave it a chance,” Stoudemire said after Indiana’s 106-99 victory eliminated the Knicks from..." May 19

  • No Ty in this center clash

    New York Post "Following the Knicks’ 106-99 ouster by the Pacers in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals last night, center Tyson Chandler was asked why the Knicks never seemed to get back to their early-season form, when they were one of the NBA’s brightest stories. “I don’t know, I can’t answer..." May 19

  • Carmelo confused by Chandler’s rips

    New York Post "The Knicks are bickering about their impotent offense as they enter tonight’s humongous Game 4 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in disarray. It’s all going haywire for the Knicks at the wrong time, trailing the Pacers 2-1 in their second-round series. Call them the Bickerbockers. Carmelo Anthony..." May 14

  • Grizzlies' Allen, Heat's James headline 2012-13 NBA All-Defensive First Team

    NBA.com "Memphis Grizzlies guard Tony Allen and Miami Heat forward LeBron James, winner of the 2012-13 Kia NBA Most Valuable Player Award, headline the 2012-13 NBA All-Defensive First Team, the NBA announced today. Allen totaled 53 points overall and James tallied 52. Each player received 25 First Team..." May 13

  • Chandler can’t match up in Game 1

    New York Post "Knicks coach Mike Woodson called out Tyson Chandler yesterday, saying his center was outplayed by the Pacers’ Roy Hibbert and declaring that he needs Chandler to win his matchup against the Indiana big man going forward. The biggest individual matchup in this Eastern Conference semifinals..." May 06

  • Chandler’s presence big edge for Knicks

    New York Post "They are basketball chameleons, these Knicks, and that isn’t necessarily a compliment. Sometimes they can grind you — that’s what really beat the Celtics, after all, the defensive commitment, the ability to hold the Celtics to 25- and 26- and 27-point halves, to say nothing of the gritty, if..." May 05

  • Knicks seek Tyson Chandler's best

    North Jersey "When the Knicks had finished off the Game 1 victory over the Boston Celtics on Saturday, when Carmelo Anthony had found his touch down the stretch of a 36-point performance, the Knicks still weren’t fooling themselves. While Anthony had hit every big bucket at the start and again down the..." April 22

  • K-Mart bails out Chandler

    New York Post "The pass zipped from Carmelo Anthony to Kenyon Martin down low with 40.6 seconds left. Martin was wide open near the hoop. Anthony’s pass, however, was thrown high. “Terrible pass,” Martin said afterward, good-naturedly. “Melo said thanks for bailing him out.” Indeed, Martin hauled in..." April 21

  • Chandler ready to return vs. Celtics

    New York Post "Because Tyson Chandler barely has played recently because of a bulging disk in his cervical spine, he was asked yesterday if he believed Kevin Garnett might test his neck to see how it fares. “I don’t know,” Chandler said. “I’m going to test some stuff of his as well.” The Knicks’ invaluable..." April 19