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Mavs Moneyball May 23, 2015

Looking back at Tyson Chandler's return to the Mavericks

Taking a closer inspection at the season that was for defensive-minded big man Tyson Chandler. Looking Back Most Mavs fans won't require too much of a history lesson when it comes to Tyson Chandler. Taken second overall in the 2001 NBA Draft as a part of Chicago's curious Twin Towers experiment(along with Eddy Curry, who would spend about five minutes as a Maverick himself on his way out of the league), Chandler saw his first taste of success with Chris Paul in New Orleans.  Dallas got an eyeful of what Tyson could do in the 2008 playoffs as he helped dispatch the Mavs convincingly with...
Mavs Moneyball May 1, 2015

Al-Farouq Aminu talks about wanting to return to Dallas, Tyson Chandler as a mentor, more

The Mavericks finished for the season with exit interviews on Wednesday. Here's a quoteboard of what Al-Farouq Aminu said. On evaluating his season "I had a lot of growth this year. Just being around these vets I learned a lot about how to conduct myself throughout the year. And I really appreciate everything from the coaching staff and the vets. I learned a lot." On how Tyson Chandler helped "It's funny. He was one of the first people to appreciate what I did out there on the court. I remember my wife showing me something he said in an article saying that I do a lot of stuff that doesn't...
Mavs Moneyball May 1, 2015

Tyson Chandler talks free agency, being a locker room leader, more

The Mavericks finished for the season with exit interviews on Wednesday. Here's a quoteboard of what Tyson Chandler said. On how he evaluates this season "It was ups and downs this season. The best part of the season for me was coming back, walking through the doors and seeing a lot of familiar faces, my sit downs with coach and being able to just lace them up again with Dirk and J. J. and just remembering those special moments. That was the highlight of my year was really just having the opportunity to compete again for something and get out there and play with pride." On why Rondo didn't...
Houston Chronicle Apr 28, 2015

Mavericks’ Tyson Chandler says he didn’t throw punch at Rockets’ Dwight Howard

Dallas center Tyson Chandler said he had no idea there were rumors that he might face suspension for an altercation between he and Rockets center Dwight Howard in Game 4 on Sunday. On Monday, a video of a play where Chandler and Howard were tangled up and both called for technical fouls floated around social […]
The Dream Shake Apr 27, 2015

Tyson Chandler won't be suspended or fined for trying to punch Dwight Howard

Because of course he won't be. The NBA has decided that Tyson Chandler, who threw what I thought was a pretty obvious punch at Dwight Howard, won't face further punishment than the technical foul and its associated minimal fine. According to the NBA rulebook, a "punching foul" results in an automatic ejection. In the play (video below), Howard and Chandler clearly got tied up for like the 200th time this series. After the ball goes through the basket, Chandler keeps his arm lodged in Howard's chest. Howard chops his arm down -- hard, admittedly -- to free himself from Chandler, and...
Houston Chronicle Apr 27, 2015

Mavericks veteran could face suspension for throwing punch

Mavericks center Tyson Chandler could be facing a one-game suspension for throwing a punch at Rockets center Dwight Howard during Dallas’ Game 4 victory Sunday. NBA rules state that any punch, whether it lands or not, would merit a suspension. The altercation between Chandler and Howard took place with 2:44 left in the fourth quarter. […]

Tyson Chandler: ‘I don’t want to go down like this’

Tyson Chandler looked up before the Dallas Mavericks’ shootaround to see the 2011 championship banner that hangs at American Airlines Center. He shook his head and said that he and his teammates have one agenda – and one only – …

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