Los Angeles.- Lakers reinforced their inner game on Tuesday by hiring veteran center Tyson Chandler, which was cut by the Phoenix Suns a few days ago.
Chandler will serve as a defensive anchor for a team that is disappointed in this start with a 4-6 record., and that has some of the worst records behind the entire NBA as the fourth table that makes more points suitable for shock (120), making his opponents more successful at the launch (45%) and the fourth that more rebounds in one attack him catch (12.7).
The staff at the Angelenos was lacking within men, with JaVale McGee being the only reference in the area.
"Our team viewed the first 10 games of this young season, one of the areas that Earvin (Magic Johnson, president of the Lakers) and I have talked with Luke (the Walton coach) about our desire to improve our inner defense and our rebound. "said Rob Pelinka, general manager of purple and gold.
"At Tyson Chandler we address this need and much more. We are delighted that Tyson is bringing his experience as champion to our Lakers team that will strengthen the veterans' leadership and help our young core positively, "he added.
Chandler, 36, presents career knights of 8.6 points, 9.3 rebounds and 1.2 blocks in 1086 games with the jackets of Chicago, New Orleans, Charlotte, Dallas, New York and Phoenix.