Tyson Chandler

Basketball Player

Tyson Cleotis Chandler is an American professional basketball center who 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, then was immediately traded to the Chicago Bulls. He has also played for the New Orleans Hornets, Charlotte Bobcats, and Dallas Mavericks. As starting center for Dallas, he helped win the franchise's first NBA championship in 2011.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Tyson Chandler.


1982 Birth Born on October 2, 1982.


2001 18 Years Old 1 More Event
Chandler was the second overall pick of the 2001 NBA draft by the Los Angeles Clippers, then was immediately traded to the Chicago Bulls. … Read More


2003 - 2004 3 More Events
During the 2005–2006 season, Chandler's biggest impact was on defense, but he struggled again with foul problems and averaged only 5.3 points per game.
2006 23 Years Old 1 More Event
On July 5, 2006, the Bulls and the Hornets verbally agreed to a trade that would send Chandler to the New Orleans Hornets in exchange for J. R. Smith and P.J. Brown. … Read More
2007 24 Years Old His defense, rebounding and the ability to connect with Chris Paul on the Crescent City Connection (Name for their alleyoop pass) allowed the Hornets to claim the 2007–08 Southwest division for the first time ever with 56 wins. … Read More
On February 17, 2009, Chandler was traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder for Chris Wilcox, Joe Smith and the rights to DeVon Hardin. … Read More
He was also a member of the United States men's national basketball team's gold medal runs in the 2010 FIBA World Championship and the 2012 Summer Olympics. … Read More
As starting center for Dallas, he played an integral role in the franchise's first NBA championship in 2011.
He won the 2012 NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award with 45 first place votes and 311 points overall, ahead of Serge Ibaka of the Oklahoma City Thunder with 41 first place votes and 294 votes, and became the first ever Knick to win the award.


Chandler had 7 points and 8 rebounds at the 2013 NBA All-Star Game.
On June 25, 2014, Chandler, along with Raymond Felton, was traded to the Dallas Mavericks in exchange for Shane Larkin, Wayne Ellington, José Calderón, Samuel Dalembert, and two second round picks in the 2014 NBA draft. … Read More
2015 32 Years Old On July 9, 2015, Chandler signed a four-year, $52 million deal with the Phoenix Suns. … Read More
2016 33 Years Old On January 21, 2016, he recorded 8 points and a season-high 20 rebounds in a loss to the San Antonio Spurs. … Read More
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