Tyson Chandler Wins Defensive Player of the Year Award

New York Knicks center Tyson Chandler has been named the Defensive Player of the Year for the 2011-12 season. Chandler has been working towards this goal since the beginning of the season, and all his hard-work has paid off.

Chandler will be given the trophy on Wednesday at the Knicks’ practice facility, one day before he plays the Miami Heat.

In the 2011-12 season, Chandler averaged 1.4 blocks and 9.9 rebounds (6.5 defensive) this season. He also added 11.3 points per game to the Knicks’ offensive attack, Sporting News.

Congratulations to Tyson Chandler on his impressive season and efforts on the defensive end.

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