Tyson Chandler was named the National Basketball Association’s Defensive Player of the Year, becoming the first New York Knick to win the award.
Tyson Chandler’s return to Dallas began with cheers and a standing ovation and ended in frustration as his New York Knicks lost 95-85 to the Mavericks.
Mike Woodson was fired as coach of the New York Knicks in the first major move by Phil Jackson since he became team president last month.
New York Knicks center Tyson Chandler will miss four to six weeks after sustaining a small fracture of his right leg during last night’s loss to the Charlotte Bobcats, the team said in a statement.
New York Knicks center Tyson Chandler will be out for about another week after tests found a bulging disk in his neck, the team said.
Tyson Chandler of the New York Knicks and Tim Duncan of the San Antonio Spurs were among 14 players selected by coaches as reserves for the National Basketball Association All-Star Game.
"I just wanted to close the game, I wanted to make a statement."
- Tyson Chandler on Dec 19, 2012