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Wilson Chandler


Full NameWilson Chandler

BornMay 10, 1987

Height6 ft 9 in


RoleSmall Forward


Wilson Chandler is an American professional basketball player who plays as small forward for the Philadelphia 76ers of the NBA. He attended Benton Harbor High School and went to the DePaul University for college. Chandler was drafted as the 23rd pick in the 2007 NBA draft by the New York Knicks.

Chandler had eleven 10+ scoring games in his rookie year in 35 games. During the 2008-09 season, he was the only Knicks player to play in all 82 games. Missed the final 15 games of the 2009-10 season with a sore left groin.

On February 22, 2011, Chandler was traded to the Denver Nuggets in a three-way trade involving the Minnesota Timberwolves and the New York Knicks. During the 2011 NBA lockout, Chandler signed with the Zhejiang Guangsha Lions of China averaging 26.6 points and 11.6 rebounds in 32 games. After his stint in China, he re-signed with the Denver Nuggets but missed the 2012 playoffs because of a labral tear in his left hip.

Chandler had to miss entire 2015–16 season because of a labral tear in his right hip. On March 7, 2017, he scored a career-high of 36 points against the Sacramento Kings. On July 6, 2018, he along with a future second-round draft pick were traded to the Philadelphia 76ers for cash considerations

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