Thunder Trade for Hornets' Tyson Chandler


Tuesday, February 17th 2009, 6:09 pm
By: News On 6


News9.com for NewsOn6.com

OKLAHOMA CITY -- NEWS 9 Sports Anchor Toby Rowland has confirmed a trade by the Oklahoma City Thunder.

The Thunder has acquired Tyson Chandler from the New Orleans Hornets.

In exchange, the team trades Joe Smith and Chris Wilcox to the Hornets. Chandler was a fan favorite when the Hornets made Oklahoma City their home after Hurricane Katrina.

The two teams face off Tuesday tonight.