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Tyson Chandler

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Birthday
2, 1982
Birthplace
Hanford, CA
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
2, 1982 (age 36)
Birthplace
Hanford, CA

About

Drafted second overall by the Los Angeles Clippers in the 2001 NBA Draft, he won an NBA title with the Dallas Mavericks in 2011 and was named NBA Defensive Player of the Year the following season as a member of the New York Knicks.

Before Fame

He won a California state championship at Dominguez High School, and after that he decided to skip college to take his talent directly to the NBA.

Trivia

He helped Team USA capture an Olympic gold medal at the 2012 Games.

Family Life

He and his wife, Kimberly, set up a charity to assist the victims of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. He has two daughters, Sacha-Marie and Sayge, and a son, Tyson II.

Associated With

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban acquired Chandler through a trade with the Charlotte Bobcats in 2010 and then again in a trade with the Knicks in 2014.