Kyle Goon: Tyson Chandler will be OUT tonight.
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Mark Medina: Luke Walton said that Tyson Chandler will be available to play
Bill Oram: Lakers now say Tyson Chandler is out tonight with back spasms.
Scott Bordow: Tyson Chandler will not play tonight
Scott Bordow: Tyson Chandler just told me he’s playing. Booker is testing his triceps in warmup. No final determination yet
Scott Bordow: Tyson Chandler will play and start for Suns today
Gerald Bourguet: Tyson Chandler is out again tonight, but Warren should be good to go. Will replace Josh Jackson in the starting lineup. #SunsVsThunder
Gerald Bourguet: Tyson Chandler (neck) is out for tonight. Triano said they’re still not sure what the extent of the injury is. #SunsVsClippers
Harrison Wind: Devin Booker, Tyson Chandler and Tyler Ulis are all out tonight vs Nuggets, Suns say.
Gerald Bourguet: Devin Booker and Tyson Chandler (neck) are out tonight. Tyler Ulis remains to be seen.
Scott Bordow: Chandler has sore neck, won’t play. But he will play back to backs moving forward
Mike Trudell: No Tyson Chandler for Phoenix tonight, so new acquisition Greg Monroe will start a second straight game, his first time seeing the Lakers.
Gerald Bourguet: The Greg Monroe era begins. Triano says Moose will start over Alex Len with Tyson Chandler (illness) out. #SunsVsRockets
Doug Haller: Suns update: C Tyson Chandler (ankle) expected back tonight. For New Orleans, F Terrence Jones (thumb) is out.
Doug Haller: The severity of Tyson Chandler’s sprained ankle still not known, but Suns coach Earl Watson didn’t sound optimistic he’d play Sat at Houston
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February 18, 2019 | 6:00 am EST Update
The Wizards’ sole All-Star representative is looking three-and-a-half months ahead to the start of free agency — and maybe even beyond that. Beal joked to The Athletic on Friday that he may have to spend the weekend tampering with the other 25 All-Stars in Charlotte. Then again, maybe he wasn’t joking too much. The two-way recruiting has already begun, as he admitted following Sunday’s game. “It was really crazy,” Beal said. “A lot of guys were coming to talk to me and asking me how I feel. The recruiting process is really going all right. It’s going all right. I’m trying. This is new for me. So, I’m definitely getting some ears and seeing where guys’ minds are at.”
Still, the league does not enforce player-on-player recruiting as if it were tampering. So, in this case, Beal can “tamper” away. And opponents can return the favor. “Guys were, ‘So, what y’all doing in D.C.? How is D.C.?’ Or I’m asking, ‘What’s your situation? What you thinking about? How you feeling? Any changes need to be made?’” he said.
So, uhhh, who was it? “I can’t name no names. I’m not gonna name no names. I ain’t gonna name no names. You’re not gonna have me out here for tampering. I ain’t gonna throw no names out. I’m keeping them in my piggy bank, my back pocket right here,” Beal said. “But in July, hopefully we can do something.” Beal, who has two seasons remaining on his contract with the Wizards and says he wants to stick around, is a known shooter, but this is a halfcourt heave. Props to him for at least being the guy who chucks before the end-of-quarter buzzer sounds.
Scott Kushner: AD said the weekend really wasn’t any different for him than typical All-Star Games despite the scrutiny surrounding his trade request. “Great to be around family and the other All Stars” He also doesn’t think it will be an issue returning to New Orleans to finish the season.
Scott Kushner: I just spoke to AD. He said the plan was to just play a limited amount so he wouldn’t “mess the shoulder up” any further. But he said of the shoulder, “it’s fine”. He also said he expects to play when the Pelicans’ schedule resumes next week and will play his normal workload.
Matt Velazquez: Khris Middleton was asked about his future postgame: “I’ll think about the summertime in the summertime. We have a lot more work to do, hopefully. The second half of the season is going to be tough. We’ve been playing great basketball, so that’s the only thing I’m worried about.”
James said he’s healthy and focused on the stretch run. “I feel great,” James said. “Looking forward to the second half of the season. Looking forward to seeing what we can do to get back in this playoff race. That’s my only mindset. That’s the only thing that’s going to happen in my mental space for these next two months, pretty much on how I can get this team playing the type of level of basketball we were playing before my injury.”