Mike Woodson: 'Strong Possibility' Tyson Chandler Misses Game 1 vs. Heat

Saturday April 28th, 2012

New York Knicks head coach Mike Woodson says that there is a “strong possibility” that starting center Tyson Chandler will not play in Game 1 against the Miami Heat Saturday, according to the New York Daily News.

Chandler has been battling the flu, according to reports. The 29-year-old was held out of Thursday night’s regular season finale because of the illness.

The Knicks will re-evaluate his status prior to Saturday’s tip-off. In 62 games this season, Chandler averaged 11.3 points and 9.9 rebounds.

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide - from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Seth Davis, and more - delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.