Category: Tyson Chandler

Mike Woodson: We Must Withstand the First Hit and Control Our Emotions in Order to Win in Boston This Weekend

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

The New York Knicks hold their first 2-0 series lead since 2000. Mike Woodson's squad has absolutely stifled the Celtics in the second halves of game's one and two of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals, and look to continue that trend in Boston this weekend. It's been brutally difficult for Boston to ...

Dirk Nowitzki: “Some Parts of This Year Felt Like a 20-Win Season”

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

Dirk Nowitzki is 34 years old. Father Time is catching up to him already. He missed 29 games this past season for the Mavericks. He averaged the second lowest points per game (17.3) in his career. And Dallas missed the playoffs for the first time since the 1999-2000 season. Even ...

Mike Woodson on the New York Knicks’ Improving Health Situation Heading into Round 1 with Boston

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

It's been an up-and-down year for the New York Knicks, but they've still managed to grab the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference despite a slew of injuries down the stretch. New York is getting healthier, though, which has head coach Mike Woodson encouraged. Now, they have to deal ...

Chauncey Billups: If Knicks Could Have Kept Me and Added Tyson Chandler They Would Have Won a Championship

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

Chauncey Billups was the unfortunate beneficiary of the New York Knicks amnesty clause in December of 2011. New York acquired Tyson Chandler in a sign-and-trade as part of a three-team deal and Billups and his $14.2 million contract did not count against the Knicks' salary cap coming off the NBA ...

Tyson Chandler Says Kevin Garnett Crossed the Line With Carmelo Anthony

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

The New York Knicks brought Tyson Chandler to the Big Apple in the summer of 2011 to be the team's linchpin on defense and their enforcer. That's exactly what he has been. Chandler, the reigning Defensive Player of the Year, has brought a toughness back to the Knicks that had ...

Tyson Chandler Believes Carmelo Anthony is a Changed Player Since the Olympics

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

Tyson Chandler has been the heart and soul of this current Knicks team ever since his arrival last season. The amount of toughness he brings on defense cannot be measured on a stat sheet. Chandler is averaging around 12 points per game this season as the Knicks have gotten off to ...

Tyson Chandler, New York Knicks Must Wait To Start Their Season After Hurricane Sandy

Friday, November 2nd, 2012

The highly awaited season-opener in New York will simply have to wait a little longer. The New York Knicks and relocated Brooklyn Nets were set to tip off their seasons on Thursday night, but the game had  to be postponed until later this month in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. ...

Tyson Chandler: “We finally got a facilitator. It’s just about everybody getting on the right page and making a push.”

Friday, February 24th, 2012

Tyson Chandler has become the heart and soul of the New York Knicks. A good argument can be made that he is their MVP so far this season although from statistical standpoint that may be hard to see. The Knicks center has brought a new tenacity that New York has ...

Amar’e Stoudemire on Tyson Chandler helping the Knicks defense: “It’s still a challenge. It’s nothing that is going to happen overnight.”

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

In the summer of 2010, Amar’e Stoudemire signed with the Knicks and became the face of the new revival in the Empire State. In his first season with New York, Stoudemire averaged 25.3 points per game as he carried the Knicks out of obscurity. As Carmelo Anthony forced his way ...

Tyson Chandler: “A negotiation is a negotiation, and that’s the way it should be, but this is more dictators than anything”

Monday, October 24th, 2011

Another week has passed without the NBA and its players reaching an agreement on a new collective bargaining agreement that would end the lockout. For some players, the financial consequences of the lockout are much more serious than for others. Rookies, of course, have yet to start earning a salary. And ...