Tyson Chandler has had it pretty good. For a few years he was setting the picks and finishing the lobs of Chris Paul.
Now, Jason Kidd is his point guard, and he can throw a nice lob, too.
As he did in the fourth quarter Monday, part of the Mavericks late charge to overtake the Lakers and win Game 1. To a man after the game when asked what was different about this Mavericks team, why they felt confident in this series, it was Chandler’s name that came up. Mostly for his defense, but there is this.