The New York Knicks made a lineup change to their frontcourt their last time out, and it could pay dividends against their next opponent.
The visiting Knicks are hoping a strong defensive effort carries over Saturday night when they try to extend the Orlando Magic's longest losing streak in seven seasons.
New York (22-10) had lost five of eight before coach Mike Woodson gave Marcus Camby his first start of the season Thursday. Camby had six rebounds in 15 minutes, and the Knicks credited the former Defensive Player of the Year with helping them limit San Antonio to its lowest point total of the season in a 100-83 home victory.
"He's obviously a defensive presence out there," said starting center Tyson Chandler, who had 10 points and 14 boards. "He takes up a lot of space, is able to recover having another shot blocker out there as well as another rebounder."
The Knicks enjoyed a 48-35 edge on the glass. A frontcourt featuring the 7-foot-1 Chandler and 6-11 Camby could help in co...