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"I don’t know if I’ll reach out at this time,'' Chandler said. "I know how it is -- everybody is kind of blowing your phone up. As athletes, from one athlete to another, we kind of respect guys’ time in free agency because they understand the decision. But when they come to you, when he comes to Dallas or what have you, that’s when you have the opportunity to answer any questions as needed because that’s what a player wants. But as far as outside of that, I’ll give him and his family space, because ultimately at the end of the day that’s who he’s going to sit down with, his inner circle, and make the decision. No outside influences, I’m sure, are going to be in that decision-making.'' Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Chandler is a good pro, but he no longer had any interest in playing in New York -- though we will say the Knicks' 25-18 record without him the last two years was mostly coincidental. They’ve changed coaches since he checked out mentally, but his disinterest in defense was starting to show, and he was not a good fit for the triangle offense. Newark Star-Ledger
Adrian Wojnarowski: In proposed deal, Dallas would send the Knicks its 2014 second round picks: Nos. 34 and 51, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. Twitter @WojYahooNBA
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