Report: Rockets signing Tyson Chandler

Dan Feldman
NBC Sports

In 2009, the Thunder tried to form a point guard-center combo of Russell WestbrookTyson Chandler.

In 2019, the Rockets will make it happen.

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After agreeing to trade for Westbrook, Houston will sign Chandler (whose failed physical voided the 2009 Oklahoma City-New Orleans trade).

Marc Stein of The New York Times:


Chandler will back up Clint Capela. Chandler will probably be an upgrade over Nene, who opted out.

After joining the Lakers last season, Chandler showed he has gas left in the tank. But he’ll turn 37 before the season, so the risk off a steep falloff is real. Still, on limited minutes, he should help Houston.

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