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JaVale McGee compares himself favorably to Tyson Chandler

After Tyson Chandler signed with the Phoenix Suns in free agency and after DeAndre Jordan decided to stay in Los Angeles, the Dallas Mavericks needed to find a cheap, high upside option at center. In JaVale McGee, they may have just that.  McGee is currently rehabbing from a leg injury, but he sees himself filling Chandler's role and being a great fit in the Mavericks' offense...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Len excited to learn from Tyson Chandler

PHOENIX -- The Suns' off-season addition of center Tyson Chandler was met with praise -- for what he brings on and off the court -- by nearly everyone in Phoenix and numerous others around the NBA. That includes the guy whom Chandler will jettison from the starting lineup. Alex Len, who started 44 of the 69 games he played a year ago, projects to gain the most personally from the...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Veteran presence: Suns' Chandler wants to talk to Markieff Morris

One of the reasons the Phoenix Suns have been reluctant to trade Markieff Morris -- other than the fact that he's good at basketball -- is a belief that time can help heal the wounds this summer opened. And part of that process could be the presence of recent addition Tyson Chandler, who told Paul Coro of the Arizona Republic that he's not had a chance to speak with Morris yet, but...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Coach Hornacek on Tyson Chandler: Suns looking for a leader

The Phoenix Suns could use a little bit of a veteran presence in the locker room. In fact, it might be the biggest piece of the puzzle that's currently missing in Phoenix. And with the acquisition of Tyson Chandler, the Suns are hoping that they have the leader they're looking for.Coach Jeff Hornacek told Dave King of Bright Side of the Sun as much late last week. Hornacek has already...
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September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

One study rates Tyson Chandler among most impactful newcomers

Until the dust settles, it's hard to judge properly the Phoenix Suns' 2015 offseason. But one thing is for sure -- in adding Tyson Chandler, the Suns got the impact center on both ends of the floor that the team has been sorely lacking.In fact, Chandler's potential impact might have been understated to this point, as his advanced age and recent health problems give NBA observers...
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August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyson Chandler is the missing piece the Phoenix Suns need

Free agent big man Tyson Chandler sent shockwaves around the NBA galaxy Wednesday, agreeing to a 4-year, $52 million deal with the Phoenix Suns. The deal comes as a major surprise as the seven-foot center was largely expected to either remain with the Mavericks or head to the L.A. Clippers depending on what happened with...Read More
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July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

This Dallas Mavericks team has the chance to be special

The time has come for the Dallas Mavericks. After making strides and improving all across the roster during the offseason, the Dallas Mavericks should have big expectations for the team moving forward. The former defensive player of the year; Tyson Chandler is back with the Mavericks, and he provides the much needed upgrade on defense that the Mavericks were desperately looking for...
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Point guards are the Dallas Mavericks biggest question mark

Who steps up at point guard for the Dallas Mavericks? The Dallas Mavericks made aggressive moves this offseason. The Mavericks acquired Tyson Chandler and Raymond Felton in a trade with the New York Knicks for point guard Jose Calderon, center Samuel Dalembert, reserves Shane Larkin and Wayne Ellington, along with 34th and 52 picks in the 2014 NBA draft; Cleanthony Early from Wichita...
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks: Early lineup predictions

The Dallas Mavericks have made several moves this off season that should have a significant impact on their performance this year. Yes, they did get rid of point guards Jose Calderon and Shane Larkin in a trade, but it was worth it to get center Tyson Chandler back in Dallas. Getting Raymond Felton isn’t too bad either, even if Felton is suspended for the first four games for gun...
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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