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  1. Chandler named to All-Defensive First Team

    Jared Zwerling

    Knicks center Tyson Chandler was named to the All-Defensive First Team, the NBA announced Monday. He's the first Knicks player to earn first-team honors since Charles Oakley in 1994. Joining Chandler on the first team are Tony Allen (Grizzlies), S...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  2. Oak: Time for Melo, Amare to play some D

    Jared Zwerling

    Based on their offseason moves, the Knicks, on paper, now have their best defensive team since 2000-01. The interior addition of Marcus Camby and perimeter one of Ronnie Brewer, coupled with Tyson Chandler and Iman Shumpert (when healthy), means t...

    Blog | August 29, 2012
  3. Oak: Melo & STAT need to help teammates

    Jared Zwerling

    Charles Oakley was the ultimate role player. He recognized that Patrick Ewing and John Starks were the Knicks' go-to scorers and playmakers, and he needed to make his mark with rebounding and hustle. Together, they reached the 1994 Finals. Speakin...

    Blog | August 17, 2012
  4. Former Knick Oakley influenced Tyson on D

    Jared Zwerling

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- Tyson Chandler being named Defensive Player of the Year as a Knick on Wednesday only seemed right, considering his defensive upbringing in the NBA started under the tutelage of a former Knick. When Chandler was drafted No. 2 ov...

    Blog | May 02, 2012
  5. Oakley: 'I'm like a surround-sound system'

    Jared Zwerling

    Courtesy of K1X Charles Oakley meets with the media at last week's launch event for his new signature clothing line with German-based K1X. With another long and "big day" ahead of NBA labor negotiations -- as Knicks guard and union VP Roger Mason J...

    Blog | October 28, 2011
  6. Oakley unsure about return to Bobcats

    Jared Zwerling

    More than a year since Charles Oakley suffered a sciatic nerve condition in a run-in with Las Vegas security, the former Knicks power forward says he's still in some pain and may not return to the Charlotte Bobcats bench -- if the NBA lockout is reso...

    Blog | October 26, 2011
  7. Oakley on Knicks-Heat rivalry: "It was a war"

    Jared Zwerling

    The Knicks-Heat rivalry from 1995 to 2000 was one of the most physical and heated in sports history. It all started when Pat Riley resigned with the Knicks and took over as head coach and team president of the Heat in September 1995, and the rivalry ...

    Blog | December 17, 2010
  8. Charles Oakley on the Knicks' turnaround

    Jared Zwerling

    On what motivated the Knicks after their sluggish start: "Ever since [Amare] Stoudemire made that speech about stepping up [after the Knicks' 104-96 loss to the Rockets on November 14, their fifth in a row], he's stepping up and they're stepping up. ...

    Blog | December 13, 2010