Tyson Chandler Signed, Chauncey Billups Waived, Ronny Turiaf Traded

The New York Knicks have been rumored to have reached an agreement with former Dallas Mavericks center Tyson Chandler for days now. It has also been rumored that veteran point guard Chauncey Billups would be waived following Chandler's arrival, along with a trade of Ronny Turiaf to the Washington Wizards.

Well, now all those "rumors" are officially official, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports:

Knicks make official the signing of Tyson Chandler.

and

Knicks have waived Chauncey Billups under amnesty provision.

This comes via a Washington Wizards' press release:

The Washington Wizards announced today that they have acquired forward/center Ronny Turiaf, a 2013 second round pick and cash considerations from the New York Knicks along with a 2012 second round pick from the Dallas Mavericks. The three-team deal also sends Tyson Chandler, the rights to Ahmad Nivins and the rights to Giorgos Printezis from Dallas to New York while the Mavericks will receive Andy Rautins from the Knicks and a 2012 protected second-round pick from the Wizards.

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