Found December 21, 2011 on New York Times Sports:
Tyson Chandler, in his first game at Madison Square Garden in a Knicks uniform, grabbed 12 rebounds and Amar’e Stoudemire and Carmelo Anthony combined to score 36 points.

With Chandler, Knicks plan to defend and contend

The New York Knicks used to talk about defense right up until the games started. Then it was back to the same problems, wasting the loads of points they'd score by giving up many more - either because they couldn't or wouldn't dedicate themselves to stopping their man. Tyson Chandler plans to change that. The Knicks see themselves as a contender, but their new starting...

Melo tired of the no-defense criticism

Carmelo Anthony is done hearing the criticism that he and the Knicks don't play defense. He says he wants to prove people wrong.

Is the New York Knicks' Bench in Disarray?

For much of last season, the New York Knicks had a balanced rotation. With a decent amount of (at the very least) marginal talent at every position, Coach Mike D'Antoni had a number of different lineups he could roll out while shifting guys up and down in the rotation.Highlights off the pine last season included double-digit scorer Toney Douglas, three-point specialist Shawne...

Chandler era off to rousing start

By The end, during an extended session of what Marv Albert used to call gar-BAGE time, Tyson Chandler still was moving his feet, still flicking his hands at the basketball, still shaking his fists, still yelling out to his teammates. It may say something about the way the Knicks have...

Carmelo Anthony ‘Tired’ of the Knicks’ Poor Reputation on Defense

An unfamiliar word is coming out the mouths of the D’Antoni-Era Knicks, who claim they’re focused on playing defense this season. Hmm. Carmelo Anthony tells Newsday that the team will be great defensively: “Carmelo Anthony held his usual place atop the boxscore with 21 points in Wednesday night’s win over the Nets in the Knicks’ preseason finale. But while others still...

Anthony's 21 and 8 lift Knicks by Nets (AP)

Carmelo Anthony had 21 points and eight rebounds, and the New York Knicks tuned up for the NBA season opener by beating the New Jersey Nets 88-82 on Wednesday night. Amare Stoudemire scored 15 points, and Tyson Chandler added eight points and 12 rebounds for the Knicks, who host the Boston Celtics on Sunday afternoon in the first game of the 2011-12 season.

Knicks aiming for championship

The hallowed grounds rocked, the crowd roared, and far below on the wooden floor that is basketball's most sacred ground, a retooled New York Knicks team capped a somewhat meaningless preseason victory over the New Jersey Nets. The moment Wednesday night was fleeting but fierce: In an 88-82 win that most of the people in the Garden surely knew meant little, the new nature of...

Knicks beat Nets in final prep for season opener

Carmelo Anthony had 21 points and eight rebounds, and the New York Knicks tuned up for the NBA season opener by beating the New Jersey Nets 88-82 on Wednesday night.

‘Melo says Knicks, himself committed to defense… stop laughing

Carmelo Anthony understands it — the difference between the Bulls and Heat versus his Knicks is defense. Last season the Bulls and Heat were both top five in defensive rating (points allowed per 100 possessions), the Knicks were 23rd giving up seven more points per 100. That won’t get it done. And ‘Melo is committed…

2011-12 New York KNICKS preview

Tyson Chandler: C, 7-1, 240 The champion defensive center is perfect fit for so many reasons, not least of which is his befuddling of Miami in Finals. Carmelo Anthony: SF, 6-8, 230 Offense is his in new point-forward role. Capable of an MVP-type season with elbow pain-free. Amar¹e Stoudemire...

Quirks galore in compressed NBA schedule

Carmelo Anthony's return to Denver is delayed for another year. LeBron James and Dwyane Wade won't be visiting Sacramento anytime soon. Fans in Chicago will only be seeing Kobe Bryant on television this season.

NBA Partners with Court Grip Creators ‘Mission’

Today, the NBA announced a multiyear partnership with Mission—creators of products like Court Grip—as the “Official Athletecare” of the League. Court Grip and Power Grip, developed with input from NBAers like Dwyane Wade and Carmelo Anthony, will be used by players beginning with Christmas Day’s tip-off games. Mission Athletecare is the first and only line of Athlete...
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