NBA defensive specialist Tyson Chandler

Knicks center Tyson Chandler won gold for Team USA in the 2007 FIBA Americas Championship and the 2010 World Championship, but has never competed in the Olympics.

Miami Heat v New York Knicks - Game Three

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 03: Tyson Chandler #6 of the New York Knicks reacts in the first half against the Miami Heat in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 3, 2012 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

New York Knicks v Miami Heat

MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 27: Tyson Chandler #6 of the New York Knicks guards Udonis Haslem #40 of the Miami Heat during a game at American Airlines Arena on January 27, 2012 in Miami, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Los Angeles Lakers v New York Knicks

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 10: Tyson Chandler #6 of the New York Knicks reacts in the second quarter against the Los Angeles Lakers at Madison Square Garden on February 10, 2012 in New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

New York Knicks v Miami Heat - Game Five

MIAMI, FL - MAY 09: Center Tyson Chandler #6 of the New York Knicks commits a charge against Guard Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 9, 2012 at the American Airines Arena in Miami, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Sacramento Kings v New York Knicks

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 15: Tyson Chandler #6 of the New York Knicks celebrates with fans against the Sacramento Kings at Madison Square Garden on February 15, 2012 in New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

New York Knicks v Dallas Mavericks

DALLAS, TX - MARCH 06: Jeremy Lin #17 of the New York Knicks talks with Tyson Chandler #6 during play against the Dallas Mavericks at American Airlines Center on March 6, 2012 in Dallas, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Toronto Raptors v New York Knicks

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 20: Tyson Chandler #6 of the New York Knicks looks on against the Toronto Raptors at Madison Square Garden on March 20, 2012 in New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Los Angeles Clippers v New York Knicks

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 25: Randy Foye #4 of the Los Angeles Clippers handles the ball against Tyson Chandler #6 of the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on April 25, 2012 in New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Boston Celtics v New York Knicks

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 17: Tyson Chandler #6 of the New York Knicks looks on against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on April 17, 2012 in New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Miami Heat v New York Knicks

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 15: Tyson Chandler #6 of the New York Knicks lays the ball up past LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat at Madison Square Garden on April 15, 2012 in New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

New York Knicks v Miami Heat - Game Two

MIAMI, FL - APRIL 30: Tyson Chandler #6 of the New York Knicks posts up Chris Bosh #1 of the Miami Heat during Game Two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Arena on April 30, 2012 in Miami, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

New York Knicks v Miami Heat - Game One

MIAMI, FL - APRIL 28: Center Tyson Chandler #6 of the New York Knicks stares after a flagerant foul against LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs on April 28, 2012 at the American Airines Arena in Miami, Florida. The Heat defeated the Knicks 100-67. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

New York Knicks v Miami Heat - Game One

MIAMI, FL - APRIL 28: Center Tyson Chandler #6 of the New York Knicks reacs against the Miami Heat in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs on April 28, 2012 at the American Airines Arena in Miami, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

New York Knicks v Miami Heat - Game One

MIAMI, FL - APRIL 28: Center Tyson Chandler #6 of the New York Knicks reacts against the Miami Heat in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs on April 28, 2012 at the American Airines Arena in Miami, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

New York Knicks v Miami Heat - Game Five

MIAMI, FL - MAY 09: Tyson Chandler (R) and Landry Fields of the New York Knicks sit on the bench against the Miami Heat in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 9, 2012 at the American Airines Arena in Miami, Florida. Miami defeated the Knicks 106-94 to advance to the next round four games to one. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

New York Knicks v Miami Heat - Game Five

MIAMI, FL - MAY 09: Center Tyson Chandler #6 of the New York Knicks passes the ball against the Miami Heat in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 9, 2012 at the American Airines Arena in Miami, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

New York Knicks v Miami Heat - Game Five

MIAMI, FL - MAY 09: Forward Chris Bosh #1 (R) and Guard Dwyane Wade #3 (L) of the Miami Heat defend against Tyson Chandler and Amar'e Stoudemire of the New York Knicks in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 9, 2012 at the American Airines Arena in Miami, Florida. Miami defeated the Knicks 106-94 to advance to the next round four games to one. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

New York Knicks v Miami Heat - Game Five

MIAMI, FL - MAY 09: Center Tyson Chandler #6 of the New York Knicks has the ball stolen by Forward Shane Battier #31 of the Miami Heat in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 9, 2012 at the American Airines Arena in Miami, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Miami Heat v New York Knicks - Game Four

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 06: Tyson Chandler #6 of the New York Knicks reacts against the Miami Heat in the second half of Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 6, 2012 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Miami Heat v New York Knicks - Game Four

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 06: Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat drives drives in the third quarter against Tyson Chandler #6 of the New York Knicks in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 6, 2012 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Miami Heat v New York Knicks - Game Three

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 03: LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat drives in the second half against Tyson Chandler #6 of the New York Knicks in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 3, 2012 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

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