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Tyson Chandler fights through illness

Mavs' emotional leader provides punch again despite getting sick during game

Updated: January 20, 2011, 9:49 AM ET
By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com

DALLAS -- One of the Dallas Mavericks' equipment men handed Tyson Chandler a trash can and a towel while the big man sat on the bench.

Chandler proceeded to puke with as much privacy as possible during a nationally televised game in a sold-out arena.

"It's not something that you wanted to see," said Chandler, who soon retreated to the Mavs' locker room. "It wasn't pretty."

Many Mavs fans probably felt the same way at that point. After all, they were watching the two-time defending ...

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