Everybody's looking at them saying, 'Hey, you've gotta win over 50 games this year, ' all this pressure from LeBron-just from playing with him. Rookie center Moe Wagner still hasn't made his debut while returning slowly from a knee injury, and Lakers basketball boss Magic Johnson didn't want to wait any longer to bolster his team's areas of need. "But it was great to be out there, and play a part on the team I've watched my entire life".
With Chandler's calm maturity and stalwart presence on defense off the bench-not to mention the fact that he'll likely back up James and change the dynamic at practice as a fellow veteran-his addition to the team certainly won't hurt in terms of veteran-rookie (or close to it) relations. He filled in at point guard last season and it led to success on a personal level and for the team.
Chandler was waived by the Phoenix Suns two days ago, then cleared waivers to enter free agency.
It's no surprise LeBron wanted the Lakers to add someone such as a Tyson Chandler.
Luke Walton's job has come under the microscope after his team's hard start to the campaign and his future would have again been questioned had they lost to the Timberwolves.
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A spokesman for Mr Nelson, Dan McLaughlin, said the lawsuits were politically motivated and "borne out of desperation". Murphy, who swapped his party affiliation from Republican to Democrat in 2011, served in the U.S.
GettyLakers Head Coach Luke Walton is reportedly in hot water over the Lakers' slow start. However, James' biggest off-court move thus far in LA may have just taken place when Tyson Chandler agreed to join the Lakers.
Lonzo Ball may not be on the floor for the Lakers on Saturday.
"We felt a year ago when (Lonzo) got hurt, we were searching for that guy, we finally put Brandon at point guard and that kind of helped us get going again", said Walton.
JaVale McGee has actually been pretty solid at center for L.A., but there had been no depth behind him.
"That's when they'll be at their best, when this happens".