Tyson Chandler’s Time Is Now

by February 10, 2009

Tyson ChandlerPhoto by Williams and Hirakawa
Originally published in SLAM 110

A tall, skinny, kid with undoubted potential as he jumped to the League straight from high school, Tyson Chandler’s career path was up in the air. Would he be another bust that made the move too soon? Or, would he be able to make the forced adjustment to manhood? After five up and down seasons in the Windy City, the big man seems to have found his home alongside Chris Paul in New Orleans. — Adam Fleischer