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Tyson Chandler Injury Update: Center To Start Game 1

The New York Knicks starting center, Tyson Chandler, will start game one of the team's first round Playoff series with the Miami Heat.

It was previously believed that the defensive player of the year candidate would miss game one entirely, because he was sick, so this is great news for the Knicks.If have any chance at competing with LeBron James the Miami Heat, they need Tyson Chandler at full strength.

Chandler led the NBA in true shooting percentage and was fifth in the entire NBA in win shares.

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