Brendan Maloy
Monday December 16th, 2013

Tyson Chandler won the Defensive Player of the Year award in 2012. (Nathaniel S.Butler/National Basketball) Tyson Chandler won the Defensive Player of the Year award in 2012. (Nathaniel S.Butler/National Basketball)

New York Knicks center Tyson Chandler may return to the court on Wednesday when the team takes on the Milwaukee Bucks, according to Marc Berman of the New York Post.

Chandler has been on the sideline since breaking his left fibula in the team's fourth game of the season, but may be back this week, if he is cleared by doctors on Monday.

Chandler began practicing with the team earlier this month and graduated to light contact drills last week.

MAHONEY: Alternative first-quarter awards: Least Valuable Player, Most Generous, and more The former All-Star center's return has been made more urgent by the loss of Kenyon Martin to an abdominal strain over the weekend.

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