Posted April 22, 2012 on AP on Fox
Knicks center Tyson Chandler will sit out New York's game against the Hawks to rest up for the playoffs. Chandler has a sore left knee, but coach Mike Woodson said before Sunday's game that the day off had more to do with fatigue. With a playoff spot clinched and Amare Stoudemire back after missing nearly two months with back issues, Chandler asked Woodson for some down time. New York (33-30) is tied with the 76ers for the seventh spot in the Eastern Conference; one team will draw the Bulls in the first round and the other will play the Heat. That matters less to Woodson than healing up Chandler after playing seven games in 11 days. Stoudemire will move from his usual power forward spot to center for the Knicks, who will slide Landry Fields into the starting lineup.
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

WATCH: Randy Edsall 'stormed out' of presser

WATCH: Michigan returns opening kickoff for at touchdown vs. Northwestern

WATCH: Charlie Strong showered in Gatorade after beating Oklahoma

Georgia RB Nick Chubb suffers gruesome leg injury

LSU attempts to make South Carolina feel at home during relocated game

Maryland players call Ohio State players ‘spoiled, entitled and not No. 1’


WATCH: Ole Miss WR Laquon Treadwell makes aburd one-handed TD catch

Ivo Karlovic loses but breaks another tennis record

Utah paying tribute to past with throwback jerseys

WATCH: Western Kentucky scores on throw by WR

WATCH: 400-pound Baylor TE makes defender miss for TD

WATCH: Braxton Miller triple-jukes Maryland defender

NBA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Dwight Howard, image & Houston's title chances

10 unheralded NFL players who will impact Week 5

Five potential upsets in NFL Week 5

Why the Carolina Panthers are the NFL's next super power

NHL Department of Player Safety inconsistent in disciplining players?

Explaining the silence on Thabo Sefolosha’s police brutality trial

Six biggest matchups in Week 6 of CFB

Joe Maddon's defensive calculus

Sepp Blatter appeals FIFA suspension

Looking at four NHL goaltenders who debuted for new teams

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker