Tyson Chandler agrees with Knicks

Updated: December 10, 2011, 12:52 PM ET
By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com

The ink on the four-year contract isn't dry yet, but free-agent center Tyson Chandler confirmed that he will sign with the New York Knicks.

Sources close to the talks told ESPN.com's Marc Stein that the Dallas Mavericks expect Chandler's exit to ultimately take the form of a sign-and-trade in which Dallas will take back a low-salaried player to be determined from the Knicks. Doing so will create a sizable trade exception that the Mavericks can use to faciliate future deals.

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