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Phil Jackson set to acquire Jose Calderon with first Knicks trade
Phil Jackson set to acquire Jose Calderon with first Knicks trade

Phil Jackson has begun remaking the New York Knicks' roster to his liking, agreeing to acquire veteran point guard Jose Calderon from the Dallas Mavericks while relinquishing Tyson Chandler as part of a six-player trade that also involves a pair of second-round draft picks, according to multiple reports. The deal has been agreed to in principle but not completed. Once consummated, it will allow Chandler, the former Compton Dominguez High star, to rejoin the team with which he won an NBA title in 2011 before signing a four-year, $60-million contract with the Knicks later that summer. Jackson gets Calderon, the heady ballhandler the new Knicks president wants to run his preferred...

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