Found May 02, 2012 on Crossover Chronicles:
This season for the New York Knicks has been one to forget for the most part. Aside from "Linsanity," the Knicks' season has been mired with injuries to key players such as Carmelo Anthony, Jeremy Lin, Amar'e Stoudemire, coaching change, and even Amar'e resorting to stupidity (punching glass on a fire extinguisher cover) in the series versus the Heat. Yes the Knicks' season has been tumultuous but here is something to make Knicks fans smile. According to reports, Tyson Chandler is set to be named the 2011-12 NBA Defensive Player of the Year. Tyson Chandler has been voted the NBA's Defensive Player of the Year for his impact on the New York Knicks, a person with knowledge of the award said Tuesday. The Knicks went from tied for 27th in the NBA in opponent points per game last season to 11th in their first season with Chandler at center. They trimmed 11 points off the 105.7 they yielded in 2010-11. Chandler's victory was first reported by Yahoo...

Report: Knicks' Tyson Chandler To Deservingly Win DPOY Award

The New York Knicks will reportedly announce later this afternoon that big man Tyson Chandler has won the NBA's "Defensive Player of the Year" award.Chandler joined the Knicks this past offseason fresh off helping pace the Dallas Mavericks defensively towards an NBA title last season.While New York has struggled this postseason, and just about have their backs against...

Report: Tyson Chandler Wins Defensive Player of the Year Award

The Knicks pursued Tyson Chandler for his defensive ability, and it appears their expectations have been fulfilled. Whether New York makes it past Miami in the first round of the playoffs is still in the air, but an Associated Press source reported early Wednesday morning that Tyson Chandler has been named the NBA's Defensive Player of the Year. The official announcement is to...

Tyson Chandler is your Defensive Player of the Year and more Knicks news

NEW YORK, May 2, 2012 – Tyson Chandler of the New York Knicks is the recipient of the 2011-12 Kia NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award, the NBA announced today. Chandler becomes the first player in franchise history to earn the honor. Chandler received 311 points, including 45 first-place votes, from a panel of 121 sportswriters and broadcasters throughout the United...

STAT Loses His Cool as Knicks Lose Game Two

The Knicks headed into game two of its first-round playoff series against the Heat minus the injured Iman Shumpert, but plus a relatively healthy Tyson Chandler.How this would ultimately translate on the court was unknown, but one thing was certain; things couldn't get much worse than the 33 point loss the Knicks suffered to open up the series.With Chandler rising above his flu...


JEREMY LIN has become such an icon in New York that the 2012 graduating class of Stuyvesant High School in Manhattan invited the New York Knicks guard to speak at their graduating ceremony. Lin, who is recovering from knee surgery, had to decline the request but managed to put together a youtube video montage for Stuyvesant’s graduating class… Lin was an obvious choice as speaker...

Amar'e Stoudamire Saves Blogfrica

There really is a book, or a Lifetime movie, or some other melodramatic experience, waiting to be told about these New York Knicks. Tonight in Miami, Team Telenovela lost by 10 to the Heat, then punctuated the experience with Dumas (consonants dropped at the behest of my advertisers) big man Amar'e Stoudamire decided to show his displeasure by, I am not making this up, punching...

Heat handle a hot Carmelo, take 2-0 series lead with 104-94 victory

This season has gone from weird to weirder for the New York Knicks. Only a New York team can steal the headlines while trailing the Heatles 2-0 in a series where many experts are pondering if the Knicks can win a game. Last night, the Heat handled business with a 104-94 win over the Knicks but that is not what we will talk about today. Instead, we will break down the actions...

Knicks, Stoudemire bound together

Amar'e Stoudemire losing a fight with a fire extinguisher was the latest turn in what's been a really weird season for the New York Knicks. From their awful start, to "Linsanity", to 'Melo going to hero to villain back to hero (and getting a coach to quit in the process) in approximately 30 days, Gotham didn't seem to have a quiet week all season long....

Knicks set bar for dysfunction in NBA

In only a year, the New York Knicks have somehow wrested back from the Miami Heat all the dysfunction that made them, at the time, the NBA's most frustrating and mystifying collection of talent. Team Dysfunction no longer plays on South Beach. They're officially based in the Big Apple. The nadir representing this reversal stood before the media Wednesday, his left hand...

Pacers training staff mock passionate Amar'e fire extinguisher stupidity with photo jab

Austin Croshere, tweeted this pic along with, "The Pacers training staff is taking injury prevention to a whole new level!" In other stupid NY Knicks news, Jeremy Lin received a life-sized jersey... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~
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