1:21 PM EDT, Fri July 03, 2015

Signing Tyson Chandler is a Bad Decision, Regardless of Aldridge Outcome

The signing of Tyson Chandler signals an about face for the Suns as an organization, and in this case that is probably not a good thing. As everyone is now well aware, I am sure, the Phoenix Suns recently signed Tyson Chandler to a 4 years, $52 million contract. The 33 year old center immediately went about recruiting the Suns' other major off-season target, LaMarcus Aldridge, who met with team representatives including Chandler earlier in the week. The move was widely hailed as a positive one on Basketball Twitter. Particularly, commentators have noted how much the Phoenix training staff...
Arizona Republic Jul 2, 2015
Boivin: Chandler addition makes sense for Suns

Boivin: Chandler addition makes sense for Suns

The Suns are a better team with Tyson Chandler, with or without LaMarcus Aldridge         

Phoenix Suns on the money: Cap magic required to fit Chandler and Aldridge

As a general rule, it's nearly impossible to add about $48 million per year to your $69 million salary structure without feeling a little pain. Trying to do it with $45 million already guaranteed to 11 other players requires a lot of magic. But that's exactly what the Phoenix Suns want to do, by re-signing Brandon Knight ($14 million per year, $70 million total) and adding Tyson Chandler (average of $13 million per year, $52 million total) from the Mavericks and dallying with LaMarcus Aldridge (average of $21 million per year, $85 million total). After adding Chandler, the Suns are still in...

Tyson Chandler a Smart Signing for Phoenix Suns Regardless of Aldridge

The Suns surprised everyone on day one of free agency, signing veteran center Tyson Chandler to a 4-year, $52 million deal. It wasn't too long ago that Alex Len was the undisputed starting center for the 2015-16 season. After all, he had earned it after making significant progress during his sophomore year. Most Suns fans saw no reason to chase after a top free agent center, instead keeping an eye out for star power forwards such as Kevin Love and LaMarcus Aldridge. Then, the Suns shocked everyone on day one by signing Dallas Mavericks center Tyson Chandler to a 4-year, $52 million...
Los Angeles Times Jul 1, 2015

Tyson Chandler signs with Suns, leaving Clippers with fewer options

The Clippers are still waiting for DeAndre Jordan to decide if he will return next season, but they lost one potential replacement Wednesday when Tyson Chandler reportedly agreed to sign a four-year, $50-million-plus contract with the Phoenix Suns.

Lakers Free Agency: Tyson Chandler agrees to $52 million contract with Suns, Phoenix making run at LaMarcus Aldridge

Tyson Chandler landed a big contract with the Suns, but Phoenix has their eyes on an even bigger prize. The Phoenix Suns crept into free agency and signed Tyson Chandler to a four-year, $52 million contract, according to Marc Stein of ESPN. Phoenix will take their agreement with Chandler into their meeting with LaMarcus Aldridge, hoping to compete with the the teams lined up for his talents. Tyson winds up with a huge contract with a training staff renown for keeping their players healthy. The Suns also get the chance to make an intriguing case to Aldridge, giving him a defensive anchor...
Arizona Republic Jul 1, 2015
Suns agree to contracts with Tyson Chandler, Brandon Knight

Suns agree to contracts with Tyson Chandler, Brandon Knight

The Suns wanted size, defense, rebounding and leadership and went for it in 32-year-old center Tyson Chandler.         

Tyson Chandler heading to Phoenix makes sense, but what about others?

The Dallas Mavericks now are in DeAndre Jordan-or-bust mode. The best center in franchise history, Tyson Chandler, has agreed on a four-year deal worth in excess of $50-million with the Phoenix Suns. There has been no word about a possible …

Phoenix Suns sign Tyson Chandler, bring him to the LaMarcus Aldridge meeting

Okay, so the Suns have upgraded from Brandan Wright to Tyson Chandler. Tyson Chandler has agreed to a deal with the Suns, league source tells Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 1, 2015 Better yet, they walked into the LaMarcus Aldridge meeting with Chandler in tow. Sources: The Suns walked into meeting with LaMarcus Aldridge moments ago, armed with Tyson Chandler and his agreed upon multi-year contract. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 1, 2015 Nicely played, Suns. Poll Is this a good signing for the Suns? Yes! ...
Mavs Moneyball Jul 1, 2015

How the Mavericks lost the best center in team history ... twice

Dallas came to love Tyson Chandler in 2011 and it broke their hearts to see him leave the following year. Is this summer deja vu? [Ed. note: This feature was originally published on June 18, 2015 prior to Chandler's decision to sign with the Phoenix Suns.] Tyson Chandler strolled to the podium in Interview Room 1, grinning with the swagger of a man finally home from a voyage abroad. He nodded in recognition of a familiar face in the crowd and then joked with the beat writers assembled around him. A time ago, before he left, he talked with them regularly. It was a time thought to be long...
Clips Nation Jul 1, 2015

Tyson Chandler Agrees to Deal With Phoenix

The free agent center has signed with the Suns. According to Adrian Wojnarowski, Tyson Chandler, the free agent rim protecting center from Dallas, will sign with the Phoenix Suns.  Chandler was considered a prime sign-and-trade target if DeAndre Jordan chose to leave the Clippers for Dallas.  Now, the likelihood of a sign-and-trade should Jordan depart Los Angeles is incredibly unlikely. Tyson Chandler has agreed to a deal with the Suns, league source tells Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 1, 2015 The Suns are bringing Tyson Chandler into the meeting with...
Mavs Moneyball Jul 1, 2015

Tyson Chandler agrees to deal with Suns, per report

Dallas will let Chandler walk for a second time. Tyson Chandler will leave the Mavericks for a second time after agreeing to a deal worth $52 million over four years with the Phoenix Suns, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports and ESPN's Marc Stein. We all knew Chandler would leave the Mavericks if they had the summer they planned to have, but that it happened on the first day of free agency is stunning. If DeAndre Jordan fell through, Chandler was the safety net. If Jordan decides to return to the Los Angeles Clippers, the Mavericks are truly screwed. The Suns signed Chandler...
Clips Nation Jul 1, 2015

The Financial Workings of a Potential DeAndre Jordan and Tyson Chandler Sign-and-Trade

A lesson in Base-Year Compensation. We've had a lot of rumblings and wishing on a specific topic the last few days: if DeAndre Jordan bolts to Dallas, fans want the Clippers to pursue a sign-and-trade with Dallas.  There was even some support to this just before free agency opened last night: Clippers still "hopeful" that they'll keep DeAndre Jordan, but I'm told if he were to leave for Mavs, they'll try to S&T for Tyson Chandler — Ramona Shelburne (@ramonashelburne) July 1, 2015 Following this rumor, there's been tons of questions about how such a deal would work.  Would the...

NBA Free Agency: Lakers interested in Tyson Chandler, according to report

The Lakers are looking at their options at center during free agency. The Los Angeles Lakers might be eyeing big man DeAndre Jordan, but they aren't leaving their center options limited. Tyson Chandler is another center the Lakers are interested in signing this summer, according to Chris Broussard of ESPN. Chandler previously played under head coach Byron Scott with the New Orleans Hornets for three seasons, anchoring the Hornets' defense while Chris Paul developed into one of the NBA's top point guards. Chandler would be a good fit with the Lakers' roster as the team lacks talent at...
If it works, Tyson Chandler wants to stay with Mavs; knows nothing is guaranteed

If it works, Tyson Chandler wants to stay with Mavs; knows nothing is guaranteed

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