Tyson Chandler C DAL 7 Days
Chandler (ankle) remains on track to play Thursday and will not have a firm minutes cap, Dwain Price of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports. "I expect him to play (tonight)," coach Rick Carlisle said. "I don't expect him to be limited, although I will be watching his minutes closely."Carlisle's quote seems to leave the door open for a soft minutes limit, but Chandler is exepcted to get the start, and if he's not experiencing significant discomfort, he'll likely play near his season average of 30.7 minutes per game. Frontcourt help will arrive in the form of Amar'e Stoudemire, though the veteran won't make his debut until Sunday, at the earliest.
Tyson Chandler C DAL 8 Days
Chandler (ankle) is expected to play Thursday against Oklahoma City, Dwain Price of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.Chandler said he won't be 100 percent, but he anticipates playing after resting up over the All-Star break. The team hasn't officially given him the green light, however, as they will wait to see how the ankle responds Thursday morning.
Tyson Chandler C DAL 9 Days
Chandler (ankle) will play in Thursday's game against the Thunder, ESPN Dallas' Tim MacMahon reports.He was limited in Tuesday's practice with the sprained ankle, but barring a setback, Chandler will be able to return in a big Western Conference showdown to start the second half of the season. Follow his status leading up to game time, but he should be considered probable.
Tyson Chandler C DAL 15 Days
Chandler (ankle) is without a timetable to return, the Star-Telegram's Dwain Price reports.He is able to put weight on the ankle, and will get the All-Star break to take it easy, so hopefully he will be able to return soon after that. Check back in on his status next week.
Tyson Chandler C DAL 16 Days
Chandler (ankle) will not play Wednesday against Utah, Earl Sneed of Mavs.com reports.Chandler exited after just one minute of action Monday against the Clippers and was later diagnosed with a sprained left ankle. While it doesn't look to be anything serious, the Mavs won't take any chances with the All-Star break approaching. Dallas is expected to add Bernard James on a 10-day deal, so he'll likely absorb some of Chandler's minutes Wednesday night.
Tyson Chandler C DAL 17 Days
Chandler (ankle) is not expected to play against the Jazz on Wednesday, the Star Telegram reports.Chandler was restricted to one minute on the court Monday before exiting for good with an injury to his ankle. With his absence Wednesday, Chandler won't have to play until after the All-Star break on Feb. 19 against the Thunder. A wide variety of players including Greg Smith, Dwight Powell, and Charlie Villanueva will likely soak up the minutes that Chandler will leave on the hardwood Wednesday.
Tyson Chandler C DAL 17 Days
Chandler is doubtful to return to Monday's game against the Clippers due to a left ankle injury, the Mavericks' official site reports.After coming down with a visible limp in the first minute of the game, Chandler eventually headed to the locker room with 10:36 remaining in the first quarter. Because he's unlikely to enter Monday's contest again, Greg Smith and Dwight Powell should pick up the slack down low.
Tyson Chandler C DAL 20 Days
Chandler scored 16 points and collected 16 rebounds Thursday in a win over the Kings. He added one assist and one steal.
Chandler now has 22 double-double on the season and remains an efficient option at center.
Tyson Chandler C DAL 22 Days
Chandler scored 21 points (8-9 FG, 5-6 FT) with 17 rebounds, one assist and two steals in 34 minutes during Wednesday's loss to the Warriors.
Chandler is loving being back with the Mavericks and it is showing through his numbers. His 12 rebounds are the most since 06-07, his points and blocks the highest since 11-12, and his field goal percent and free throw percent are both career highs.
Tyson Chandler C DAL 23 Days
Chandler scored six rebounds (2-2 FG, 2-2 FT) and grabbed 10 rebounds in a win over the Timberwolves on Monday. He added three blocks on the defensive end.
Chandler's point totals have fluctuated all year but he continues to be a monster on the boards. He is averaging 11.9 rebounds for the season.