GREENBURGH, N.Y. — Though Tyson Chandler is heading to New York, he must wait for the Knicks to make the moves necessary to afford him.
First, the Knicks must trade center Ronny Turiaf. Then the team plans to waive Chauncey Billups, using the new amnesty clause so his $14.2 million salary this season doesn't count against their salary cap or luxury tax, a person with knowledge of the plans told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Friday because the team's moves weren't official.
Chandler, the center on the Dallas Mavericks' championship team last summer, confirmed earlier on ESPN 103.3 in Dallas that he was signing in New York.
While waiting for those moves to be completed, the Knicks had only seven players available for their first practice.
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