Chandler is expected back soon after breaking his leg over a month ago. New York Knicks center and former Defensive Player of the Years Tyson Chandler is expected to return within 10 days, according to Marc Berman of the New York Post. Chandler broke his leg on Nov. 5 against the Bobcats and was expected to miss 4-6 weeks. Chandler is the anchor of New York's defense. Its defense is seven point worse when Chandler is on the sidelines, per Basketball-Reference, and the team is 4-10 in his absence.