Chandler on Mavs Deal: ‘We’re So Far Apart’
A few weeks after the excitement of winning it all, (Tyson) Chandler is relaxing at home, and considering the lockout, which coincides with the first unrestricted free agency of his career.
(Question) In late June, after the title, the Mavericks had a period when they could have negotiated a new contract with you before the lockout. What happened?
(Chandler) We talked about getting something done before the lockout, but it just didn’t happen. … we were so far apart, we might as well not have even met.
via Henry Abbott of ESPN.com