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Tyson Chandler
Tyson Chandler
Position: C
Born: 10/02/82
Height: 7-1 / 2.16
Weight:235 lbs. / 106.6 kg.
Salary: $13,000,000
Mark Cuban understands if Tyson Chandler is a bit mad at the Dallas Mavericks. “He does have the right to be salty,” Cuban said during an appearance on 103.3 FM ESPN’s “Dennis and Friedo” on Friday. Chandler, a hero during Dallas’ 2011 title run, has now twice been given second-fiddle treatment by the Mavs’ front office in free agency. The big man was blunt when asked this week about DeAndre Jordan’s decision to renege on his verbal commitment to replace Chandler as Dallas’ starting center. Chandler considers Jordan’s choice to stay with the Los Angeles Clippers a better-late-than-never, wise decision. “I thought it was crazy,” Chandler told reporters during media day with the Phoenix Suns, his new team. “I never thought that DeAndre was going to sign with the Mavs, to be honest. I thought he was leaving a great situation back in L.A. Clearly, their roster is very talented and they have an opportunity to contend, so I didn’t understand it to begin with. Him going back on it, I actually thought that he got a good look at the picture.”
via ESPN.com
After a Wednesday court appearance for aggravated assault charges against him, Morris declined to comment on his situation but said he would talk when the Suns have their media day on Sept. 28. “He’s a great player and I feel like he has a bright future,” Chandler said. “Sometimes, organizations and players go through hiccups like this. I think all of this can be worked out and I think it will be worked out. I think he’s going to have a bright future with the Phoenix Suns. I’m hoping he’s going to be on the court because I know there are some special things he can do with the type of player that he is.”
via Arizona Republic
Alex Len didn’t look at it as losing his starting job. Len, the fifth overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, figures he gained a mentor when the Phoenix Suns signed 14-year veteran Tyson Chandler to a four-year, $52 million deal this summer. “He’s a great leader, something we needed,” Len said. “We needed a veteran last year. We finally got one — somebody in the locker room and on the court who everybody can look up to. I think it’s great for the team. “I’m excited just to learn from him. He said he wants to be my mentor. I’m really excited about it.”
via ESPN.com