Newsday's Al Iannazzone takes you inside the Knicks.
Carmelo Anthony and Kobe Bryant were the brightest stars Christmas afternoon in Los Angeles, but it was the two guys that were missing the last time the Knicks and Lakers played who made a difference.
Steve Nash’s brilliance at point guard and Pau Gasol’s big plays late helped lift the Lakers over the Knicks, 100-94.
You knew once Nash came back from his left injury he would have an...Read more »
The Knicks’ two December games with the Lakers have become a little more interesting.
The Lakers hired former Knicks coach Mike D’Antoni as Mike Brown’s replacement. Phil Jackson was considered the favorite to return to coach the Lakers for a third time, but a deal couldn’t be reached. So D’Antoni was given the job.
Multiple reports indicated D’Antoni got a three-year, $12 million contract...Read more »
Tyson Chandler was the NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year, but didn’t make the All-Defensive First Team.
The Knicks center was voted to the NBA’s All-Defensive Second Team by the league’s 30 head coaches. The Defensive Player of the Year voting is done by the media.
The All-Defensive First Team consisted of forwards LeBron James and Serge Ibaka, Orlando center Dwight Howard and guards...Read more »
Tyson Chandler helped bring a defensive mentality back to the Knicks and will be rewarded for that today.
Chandler will be named the NBA Defensive Player of the Year and will receive the award at the Knicks practice facility. Chandler is the first Knicks’ player to win the award since its inception in 1983.
The Knicks finished 11th in the NBA in points allowed (94.7) and 10th in field...Read more »