The New Orleans Hornets have officially found a taker for Tyson Chandler in the Charlotte Bobcats. Emeka Okafor was dealt to the Hornets on Tuesday for Chandler in a deal involving 26-year-old centers.

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  • NBA News & Rumors: Emeka Okafor wants NBA return with 'contending team'
    Former NBA Rookie of the Year Emeka Okafor reportedly wants to return ... He spent the first five seasons of his professional career with Charlotte before getting traded to the New Orleans Hornets for Tyson Chandler in the summer of 2009.
    08/9/2016 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Should the Charlotte Hornets Bring Back Emeka Okafor?
    Former NBA big man, Emeka Okafor, is reportedly attempting a comeback to the league. Should the Charlotte Hornets ... Okafor was traded from the Bobcats to the New Orleans Hornets in 2009 in exchange for Tyson Chandler. He spent three season with the ...
    08/8/2016 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • UPDATED WITH VIDEO: Emeka Okafor receives award at Chamber meeting in Cromwell
    CROMWELL - While his New Orleans Hornets teammate, Chris Paul, is making headlines with trade demands, former UConn men's basketball star, Emeka Okafor ... the Bobcats traded Okafor to the New Orleans Hornets in exchange for center Tyson Chandler.
    07/22/2010 - 1:01 pm | View Link
  • What if Magic had said ‘Emeka Okafor’ on draft night?
    Okafor never really panned out. He turned out to be an OK player, but not the dominating force that has defined the short reign of Mr. Howard. He's looking really spiffy in that Charlotte Bobcats ... was traded to New Orleans in exchange for Tyson Chandler.
    04/18/2010 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Emeka Okafor has new mindset with New Orleans Hornets
    Moments later came the phone call confirming the text -- Okafor was traded from the Charlotte Bobcats to the Hornets for Tyson Chandler. It caught Okafor, a 6-foot-10 center by surprise. "I knew that Bob (Johnson, Charlotte's owner) was trying to sell the ...
    08/4/2009 - 7:00 pm | View Link
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  • Charlotte Hornets (1988-2002; 2004-Present)
    Charlotte Hornets Charlotte Bobcats Team History. Nickname: Originally to be named the Charlotte Spirit, the team was renamed the Charlotte Hornets after the ...
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  • Charlotte Hornets
    The Bobcats held their expansion draft on June 22, 2004, picking up youngsters such as Gerald Wallace, Primož Brezec, and Jason Kapono. Shortly after, they traded ...
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  • Tyson Chandler
    Tyson Cleotis Chandler (born October 2, 1982) is an American professional basketball player for the Phoenix Suns of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
    05/20/2017 - 6:39 pm | View Website
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    AOL has the latest sports news and breaking sporting headlines from the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, NASCAR, MLS, World Cup Soccer and more!
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  • Transactions: 2009-10 Season
    • Chicago waived forward Rob Kurz and forward Chris Richard. • Golden State extended qualifying offers to forward Anthony Morrow and guard C.J. Watson, making ...
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