Last night in the NBA: Tyson Chandler is already helping the Lakers, who need all the help they can get

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latimes.com—Here’s what we learned the night Tyson Chandler tapped back a rebound (oh wait, that’s every night): Let’s start with the Lakers Every win is a good win for the Lakers at this point, a reality of their situation with a new team trying to come together while playing games in the NBA’s toughest conference. ...

Why the Lakers might need more than Tyson Chandler. Defense has been a key problem for the L.A. Lakers during their 3-5 start. Will Tyson Chandler help solve that issue? After agreeing to a buyout with the Phoenix Suns on Saturday, Chandler plans to sign with the Lakers when he clears waivers according to a report by ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. At 36, Chandler is no longer the dominant defender who played a key role in the Dallas Mavericks' 2011 championship run. But does he have enough left in the tank to help the Lakers?...