With the Tyson-Chandler-for-Emeka-Okafor trade now official, Chandler had a teleconference with local media this afternoon. Not a whole lot notable to come out of it, except a little injury news: Chandler said he had toe and ankle surgery in early May, is trying to regain "confidence" in his ankle at the moment but has been rehabbing and has no doubt he'll be ready for the season.
Here's my column about the trade -- as I mentioned in there, I'm fine with this deal and think it's a worthwhile gamble as long as Chandler stays healthy. If not, Okafor (the quintessential good-not-great player) will start looking pretty good again if Chandler is on a suit on the bench.
Incidentally, I'm on Twitter now and have just started getting into it a little. If you want to "follow" me on that service, my username on Twitter is Scott_Fowler.
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